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All on-campus MMA events have been postponed at this time. We are transitioning to virtual events when possible. Please see individual event listings for details.

Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Section 608 Certification Exam @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires persons who work with or purchase regulated refrigerants for stationary equipment to become certified through a closed book exam. This examination is a total of 100 questions, broken down into four sections: Core, Type‐I, Type‐II and Type‐III. The certification types are defined as follows:

TypeI: Required for servicing small appliances
TypeII: Required for servicing or disposing of high‐pressure appliances, except small appliances and MVACs
TypeIII: Required for servicing or disposing of low‐pressure appliances
Universal: Earned when a candidate successfully passes all four sections of the exam.

Candidates must pass the Core secon along with one or more of the Types to earn a certification.

Materials Allowed: A calculator (four‐function preferred,) a pressure/temperature chart and scratch paper.

Time to Complete Exam: 2 hours

Passing Score for Each Section: 70% or better.

Prerequisites: None

Pacific Maritime Expo @ CenturyLink Field Event Center
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm

Maine Maritime Academy will be at the Pacific Maritime Expo, happening November 21-23, 2019. Stop by and see us at booth 643!

Details here:

Thursday, November 21: 10am-5pm
Friday, November 22: 10am-5pm
Saturday, November 23: 10am-2pm

Spider-man: Far from Home @ The Waypoint
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Commence Thanksgiving Vacation (after last class)
Nov 22 all-day
Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, HUET @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 26 all-day

This 1-day course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and surviving an emergency at sea during travel over or on the water. 

Includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.

Qualified Assessor Online @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 1 all-day

Maine Maritime Academy’s Qualified Assessor course is 100% online. Enrollment is always open.

All assessments must be signed by a qualified assessor approved by the Coast Guard in accordance with 46 CFR 10.405.

This course provides the already qualified seafarer instruction and training in assessment techniques of competency, as well as appropriate guidance in assessment methods and practices. Each participant successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Apply the international and national requirements concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on merchant vessels/platforms.
  • Determine and verify effective assessment procedures and methods.
  • Organize and administer, i.e. conduct, assessments to those requiring such.

This USCG approved course meets the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.405(a)(1) and 46 CFR 10.405(d) as well as STCW Code Section A-I/6 paragraphs 3 and 6. This course meets the requirements of the Qualified Assessor fundamentals as outlined as a requirement in USCG NVIC 19-14.

Vessel Security Officer @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 2 – Dec 3 all-day

This 2-day course trains vessel personnel in security responsibilities, awareness, including emergencies, reporting, audits, threats, and knowledge of the ISPS code.  This course does involve interactive drills outside the classroom.

USCG Approval:

This course satisfies the training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.


12 Days of Fun! – Jackpot Bingo @ Delano Auditorium
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday Night Trivia @ The Bilge
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday Night Trivia @ The Bilge

Trivia Theme changes each week it’s held. Check back for more details about this weeks theme.

Leadership & Managerial Skills, GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 4 all-day

This course consists of 35 total hours:
– 27 hours of online coursework
–  8 hour final assessment taken on Maine Maritime’s campus

An assessment date can be arranged with the Continuing Education department once the online portion of the course is started.

Before being able to sit for the assessment, course completion must be verified by the Continuing Education department.

Leadership & Managerial Skills is for both deck and engine license holders who are upgrading to management level. Team working skills is also incorporated into this course, so operational level licensees can take this course and cover the components for both operational and managerial skills.