Press Releases

T/S State of Maine Departs on Winter Training Cruise

Posted on: November 12, 2021

CASTINE — The Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) will depart Castine on Tuesday, November 16, for the third training cruise of the year.Read More…

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State Maritime Academies Urge Action on Sexual Assault in the Maritime Industry

Posted on: October 15, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy President William J. Brennan joined state maritime academy presidents in signing a letter to the acting administrator of MARAD (the Maritime Administration, an agency of the Department of Transportation) condemning acts of sexual assault and harassment in the maritime industry. Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy and Coastal CTE Schools Build Diesel Technology Network

Posted on: October 7, 2021

In early August, coastal Maine CTE schools got a tremendous boost due to the generosity of Maine Maritime Academy. The Midcoast School of Technology and Waldo County Technical Center instructors traveled to Castine to meet with members of the Marine Power Technology faculty to receive a donation of 10 Westerbeke and Perkins marinized diesel engines. Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy Celebrates Vaccine Milestone as Student Return to Campus

Posted on: August 20, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy’s Castine campus has come alive this week as students return for the upcoming semester. Staff and faculty welcomed new and returning Mariners during a series of check-in events to kick off the college’s Regimental Preparatory Training (RPT) program and more are expected to arrive in the coming days.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Announces Student Vaccine Requirement for Fall 2021

Posted on: August 12, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy will begin welcoming students back to campus later this month and the college’s faculty and staff are preparing for a busy semester. In addition to a continued focus on academic excellence and hands-on, minds-on learning, health and safety remain a key priority in planning for what many hope to be a normalized campus experience this fall.Read More…

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The International Guild of Miniature Artisans’ Guild School to be Held at Maine Maritime Academy

Posted on: July 14, 2021

CASTINE – The International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) will be hosting the 39th annual Guild School at Maine Maritime Academy from July 25-29, 2021.Read More…

Graduation Awards Announced for Maine Maritime Academy’s Class of 2021

Posted on: June 23, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy has announced 28 awards to honor 35 graduating students who have demonstrated academic excellence, exemplary character, and an enduring commitment to the college’s community.Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy President Announces Retirement

Posted on: June 21, 2021

CASTINE – William J. Brennan, president of Maine Maritime Academy, has announced his decision to retire after the upcoming school year, capping off 12 years of dedicated service to the institution.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Announces Graduates and Dean’s List for Spring 2021

Posted on: June 4, 2021

CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy recently named 353 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.Read More…

T/S State of Maine Arrives in Virginia, Sets Course for Maine

Posted on: May 11, 2021

NORFOLK, VA – The Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, last week under blue skies and fair weather. The vessel sailed past the Norfolk Naval Station and into Lambert’s Point, navigating through one of the busiest ports on the Eastern Seaboard.Read More…