Licensing & Training

San Diego colleges offering degree program for mariners

San Diego, CA -- California Maritime Institute, Inc. and San Diego City College have announced an Associate of Arts Degree program designed to prepare students for positions in the operation and management of a variety of private and commercial vessels.…

New tug simulator makes debut at West Coast training facility

By Gregory M. Walsh  Pacific Maritime Institute in Seattle has developed a training program incorporating what it said is the only full-scale marine simulation program in the United States developed exclusively for tugboat operators. PMI's marine simulation theater, designed as…

Itabo Pilots Attend Shiphandling Training

24 July 2007; Newport, RI: Itabo Pilots from the Dominican Republic attended a customized shiphandling course from June 19 to 21. The course was designed around major ship maneuvering evolutions: traffic situations, arrival/departure, anchoring, and maneuvering in channels. The Pilots…

LNG training agreement reached for U.S. mariners

Suez LNG, Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots (MM&P) have reached an agreement to recruit, train, and supply U.S citizen mariners for service on the LNG tankers owned or chartered by Suez LNG. Suez…