NOTICE | COVID-19 Coronavirus Campus Events Update

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

ISO 9000 & 9001 Quality Management Systems @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jan 27 – Jan 28 all-day

Students will be prepared to carry out the internal, supplier audits required by the ISO 9001. Have a full understanding of the documentation and auditing processes; examine the inter-relationship with Quality, Environmental & Safety Management Systems; gain practical skills & techniques, dos & don’ts of the voluntary ISO 9001.


Celebration of Scholarly Work @ Nutting Memorial Library
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Celebration of Scholarly Work @ Nutting Memorial Library

Nutting Memorial Library will host a Celebration of Scholarly Work to highlight the out-of-classroom work being done by Academy faculty and staff. Their work will be on display at the library for the week of January 27th – 31st, with a reception from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, January 27th. All are welcome to take this opportunity to enjoy some hors d’oeuvres and learn more about the scholarly, educational, and creative output of the Academy community.



International Safety Management (ISM), Maritime Auditor Training @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jan 29 – Jan 30 all-day

The course is designed for marine safety professionals, ship owners, ship management specialists, and marine consultants. Participants are introduced to the evolution of the ISM code, safety management principle and how they apply to safe ship operation, and how to plan and prepare for audits.


Designated Person Ashore, DPA @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The ISM code requires a shore based representative available to vessels at all times for crisis management and/or for personnel to have for safety or human cultural issues. This course covers communication for both internal and external parties examining various circumstances DPA’s may encounter.

Suggested Prerequisite: ISM Maritime Auditor Training Course due to the knowledge of the ISM Code that is required for DPA.


Crowd Management @ MMA Bucksport Campus
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

This course meets mandatory training requirements for Crowd Management and Passenger Safety for mariners with applicable duties aboard RO-RO Passenger and other passenger vessels.  Individuals will learn about lifesaving tools, control plans, mustering techniques, and how to assist passengers to muster stations.

USCG Approval:

  • Regulations V/2 paragraphs 4-7
  • Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-6 as specified in the STCW 95’ Code Sections A-V/2 and A-V/3 Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
  • CFR 46; Ch. 1 Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)

Crisis Management & Human Behavior @ MMA Bucksport Campus
Feb 4 – Feb 5 all-day

This course meets the mandatory STCW requirements for Crisis Management and Human Behavior training for mariners with applicable duties aboard Ro-Ro Passenger ships and on other passenger vessels.

The course is for individuals to learn to assist passengers in emergency situations, control passenger responses, and the tools for effective communication.

USCG Approval:

  • Regulations V/2 paragraphs 7-8, & Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-5
  • Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
  • CFR 46; Ch.1, Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)


Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, HUET @ Maine Maritime Academy
Feb 5 all-day

This 1-day Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) (non-STCW and non-OPITO) course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and maximize the chances of surviving an emergency at sea during travel over/on the water.  The course includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.

Instructional topics include: Philosophy of Survival, Crisis Management & Role of a Leader, Helicopter Safety Awareness, Helicopter Emergency (Ditching) Procedures, Underwater Egress Techniques, Aquatic Medical Management, USCG Lifesaving Equipment used during an abandonment including PFD, Immersion Suits, Emergency Distress Flares.

Trainees are requested to bring a towel, an additional set of clothes or a boiler suit for in-water training, and a positive attitude.

Alumni Senior Banquet @ Cross Insurance Center
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Alumni Senior Banquet @ Cross Insurance Center

MMA alumni and members of the Class of 2020 are invited to join us for dinner as we welcome the newest members to the MMA Alumni Association. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet alumni and students, make valuable professional contacts, and learn about what the MMA Alumni Association is all about. This special event is complimentary to MMA seniors, thanks to the generosity of many MMA alumni.

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Subchapter M Auditing @ MMA Bucksport Campus
Feb 6 – Feb 7 all-day

This course is for individuals who are interested in obtaining Subchapter M and auditor training along with managers, consultants, and executives who are eager to learn more information regarding Subchapter M. This course will begin your understanding and training third-party auditors the auditing process. This course will also discuss ISO and ISM auditing and how it all ties back into Subchapter M and its audits on towing and other small vessels.

Half Semester Course Withdrawal Deadline
Feb 7 all-day