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Maritime College Names Waters Provost and VP

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College announced that Jennifer K. Waters has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs beginning July 1. Dr. Waters currently serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.Dr. Jennifer Waters, a native New Yorker, received her bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and marine engineering from the Webb Institute before earning a master’s and doctoral degree in ocean engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.Dr. Waters is a professional engineer with broad

One of seven U.S. maritime academies, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s picturesque campus in Buzzards Bay has sent thousands of mariners into the global maritime workplace since its inception in 1891. CREDIT: MMA

Over 1,650 Cadets Graduate from American Maritime Academies

, making this and future classes of cadets all the more important.“A strong U. S. Merchant Marine helps to grow our economy and protect our nation in turbulent times,” said Rear Admiral Mark Buzby, Maritime Administrator.  “The graduates of the US Merchant Marine Academy and our six state maritime academies, whether they choose to enter our armed forces, to sail commercially in the Jones Act domestic trade, or to sail internationally, are helping strengthen America because — as our Founders knew — a vibrant and growing maritime industry is essential for both our economic

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Real-world Training in Environmental Compliance

In order to provide cadets with hands-on environmental compliance training with the latest technology, State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install a digital environmental compliance tool aboard the Training Ship Empire State (T/S Empire State) for Summer Sea Term 2018.Ocean Guardian is a digitization tool developed by Total Marine Solutions to match a vessel’s location to a comprehensive regulatory database of international, national, regional, port and company regulations for discharge streams. The solution helps operators immediately understand what can and cannot be

An aerial view of the campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. (Photo: MMA)

1,200 Maritime Academy Grads Enter the US Workforce

for passing the comprehensive U.S. Coast Guard exam and welcome our new shipmates who will put their knowledge to work, transporting the cargo that delivers vital necessities for our nation’s economy and security.” These graduates hail from the seven maritime academies in the United States, namely: the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, N.Y.), State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College (Fort Schuyler, N.Y.), California Maritime Academy (Vallejo, Calif.), Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City, Mich.), Maine Maritime Academy (Castine, Maine), Massachusetts Maritime

Kent Napoliello (Photo: Crowley)

SUNY Maritime Cadets Receive Crowley Scholarships

Four cadets at State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College have been awarded Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships to help further their educational opportunities, Crowley Maritime Corp. announced.   Recipients Jacob Ennerfelt, John Szczecinski, Gabrielle McCracken and Kent Napoliello, who will each sail with Crowley this summer, were chosen based on their demonstrated leadership skills, financial need and plans to pursue a career in the marine engineering or shipping industries after graduation.    Ennerfelt, from Salisbury, Md., is a third-class cadet majoring in

Michael Burnes (Photo: Great Lakes Group)

Great Lakes Group in 2016 Hiring Push

years of experience in the shipyard industry to Great Lakes Shipyard. Shamp explains, “I have always been fascinated by electricity and electronics – how it works and why – the engineering of it all.”     Justin Fortney – Quality Manager Justin Fortney, a United States Navy Veteran, brings over 13 years of experience as a Nuclear Machinist and Quality Assurance Specialist to Great Lakes Shipyard. “The management of inspections and testing for all repair, maintenance and new construction projects is my primary focus. I will make every effort to establish

Richard Scales, Daniel Press, Andrew Scalice and Conner McDaniel (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four SUNY Maritime Cadets

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s 2016 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships have helped to further educational opportunities for four students of State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College. The recipients, who will each sail with Crowley this summer, were chosen based on their demonstrated leadership skills, financial need and plans to pursue a career in the towing or petroleum shipping industries after graduation. The awardees are Daniel Press from Middletown, Del., Richard Scales from Huntsville, Ala., Conner McDaniel from Islip Terrace, N.Y., and Andrew Scalice from Howard

SUNY Maritime to Host STEM Academy for City Schools

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College’s fourth annual STEM Academy, which runs July 27 to 31 in Throggs Neck, will provide inner city high school students with a five-day, practical, hands-on program intended to increase student participation and achievement in the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.    The STEM Academy is open to students attending maritime themed high schools and will build upon the schools’ curriculum. Along with an emphasis on STEM disciplines, the week-long summer enrichment program will focus on the SUNY

Dr. Christopher Clott (Photo: SUNY Maritime College)

SUNY Maritime College Names ABS Chairs

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has selected Dr. Richard Burke and Dr. Christopher Clott as its inaugural ABS chairs following a comprehensive search that drew an expansive range of applicants, the college announced today.   Made possible through the financial support of ABS (formerly the American Bureau of Shipping), which provided an endowment of $3 million dollars, the positions aim to allow SUNY Maritime to remain “first and foremost” in the maritime education and training field.   “The search committee was impressed by the depth and breadth

“You cannot be profitable in this industry unless you are safe. You cannot be safe unless you train,” said Morton S. Bouchard, III. (Photo: Greg Trauthwein)

Bouchard Simulation Center Opens at SUNY Maritime

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014, New York, NY – Today in New York Morton S. Bouchard, III and many local maritime dignitaries officially opened The Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Tug & Barge Simulation Center on the campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College.   Captain Robert Glas, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Bouchard Transportation made the traditional ribbon cut with the comically sized pair of scissors, as Morton S. Bouchard, III, his two sons, US Congressman Joseph Crowley, RADM Michael Alfultis, USMS, Ph.D., President of SUNY Maritime and a host of

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SUNY Maritime Ranked a Top Northeastern College

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has been named a Best Northeastern College by The Princeton Review for an eighth successive year, as announced by the publishers last week. Maritime College is one of 226 colleges and universities from an 11-state region that The Princeton Review recommends to college applicants in its 2015 print and online editions. “Maritime’s selection as a Best Northeastern College by The Princeton Review is particularly rewarding because it is a student-based honor. Our students have reinforced what so many of our alumni who came before

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