Hands-On Training

Hilburn, Matt
March 2008
Sea Power;Mar2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p68
The article reports on the Maritime Administration (MARAD) initiative which aims to forge formal relationships with companies that operate internationally with non-U.S.-flagged ships. It will offer more opportunities to U.S. students to learn their trade at sea. According to MARAD Administrator Sean T. Connaughton, an essential component to the training programs at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the six state maritime academies is gaining real experience on operating commercial ships.


Related Articles

  • Marad's data storehouse. Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/17/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p32 

    The article reports that the U.S. Maritime Administration (Marad) is preparing to launch MarView Web portal, an online resource on the maritime domain and its supply chain. It is stated that MarView will be open to public but not everyone will have access to the information. MarView project...

  • Molding model citizens. Hart, Michael R. // All Hands;Aug94, Issue 928, p6 

    The article focuses on the career of a Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) instructor.

  • Tops in Training. Hale, Christopher D. // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun98, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p14 

    Reports on the percentage of the United States Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard student aviators that will earn their Wings of Gold from the Training Air Wing 5, NAS Whiting Field, Florida. Background of Whiting Field; Three primary squadrons of Training Air Wing 5.

  • Maritime Administration Administering $100 Million in Small Shipyard Grants.  // Washington Letter of Oceanography;3/9/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p4 

    The article announces that the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is making $100 million available for its Small Shipyards Grant Program under the terms of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The amount will be used for shipyard capital and infrastructure improvements and for maritime...

  • MARAD, Hapag-Lloyd Sign Agreement for Merchant Marine Cadet Training.  // Washington Letter of Oceanography;8/25/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 17, p2 

    The article reports on an agreement signed between U.S. Maritime Administration and Hapag-Lloyd USA LLC for cadets from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and state marine academies. The agreement entails taking the academies' training voyages on Hapag-Lloyd group's international vessels. The...

  • U.S. Merchant Marine promotes untapped job opportunities. VĂ©lez, Eva Llorens; Santiago, Jaime // Caribbean Business;3/3/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p42 

    The article reports on the visit of the training ship USTS Kennedy at Pier 1 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico to offer tours to selected high school students. The initiative has the intention to encourage students in pursuing a career in a maritime-related field. Orlando Gutay, deputy maritime...

  • Charting a Course. HILBURN, MATT // Sea Power;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p28 

    The article focuses on a new maritime high school curriculum designed by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to inspire high school students for careers in the maritime industry. It states that the curriculum provides an opportunity for students to discover and explore various components of...

  • Maritime preserves health benefits. Cimini, Michael H. // Monthly Labor Review;Oct90, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p44 

    Highlights a three-year agreement between the American Maritime Association and the Seafarers International Union. Wage increases; Health benefits; Other terms.

  • NAVY TRAINING MANAGEMENT PLANNING SYSTEM IS REDESIGNED. Goodwin, Darlene // Officer;May2004, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p5 

    Reports on the redesign of the Navy Training Management and Planning System (NTMPS) in the U.S. Aim to increase the efficiency of the system and ease of use for NTMPS customers; Contact information to apply for an NTMPS account.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics