John Worth

Department: Marine Transportation

· Assistant Professor - USCG Marine Transportation Operations

Phone: 207-326-2100
Office: second Perkins House
Office Hours: Monday,Wednesday 0800 to 1200
[I have posted my hours,but will be glad to set up meetings by appointment outside of regularly scheduled office time. I am frequently down at the waterfront,as well.]


Captain Worth began his marine career in 1973 in the windjammer vacation business. In 1989, he bought the Belfast, Maine tug company, and re-named the company Maineport Towboats.

In 2003, he sold Maineport Towboats and joined the waterfront staff at Maine Maritime Academy. He ran the schooner Bowdoin and taught tug and barge and workboat operations. From 2009-2011, he served MMA as Director of Cadet Shipping and Career Services.

In 2013, he joined the faculty at Maine Maritime Academy in the Department of Marine Transportation.

B.S., University of Southern Maine
Master, Towing and Auxiliary Sail Vessels, 1600 tons