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Resuming Sea Year on Commercial Vessels

By MARAD 2017-02-16 21:34:48

[A joint statement from Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation and Joel Szabat, the executive director of the Maritime Administration.] On Wednesday, Superintendent Jim Helis announced the resumption of Sea Year training for United States Merchant Marine Academy midshipmen aboard commercial ships. Sea Year training aboard commercial ships is a hallmark of Kings Point. It benefits the midshipmen, the Academy, and the companies who employ them. The resumption of Sea Year, coupled with new standards to protect midshipmen,...

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