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With students aboard vessels, in labs, or out in the field, Maine Maritime Academy is a busy and exciting place. Our faculty are innovative researchers and industry leaders, exploring their areas of interest on campus and around the world. To learn more about what is happening at MMA today, or to browse our archives, please explore the stories below.

  • TSSOM 2024 Castine Departure
    Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship State of Maine Makes Final Departure from Castine Harbor
    Posted on: 05/8/24

    Town joins Academy in formal sendoff; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to conduct research on transatlantic crossing.

    CASTINE, Maine, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 —Today, Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), one of the United States’ foremost maritime universities offering degrees in engineering, science, management, and transportation began their annual training voyage on the training ship STATE OF MAINE. Students, officers, and crew departed Castine’s waterfront at 1130 for foreign and domestic ports of call. Read More…

  • Maine Maritime Academy’s 81st Commencement to be held with Senator Angus S. King Jr. Offering Remarks
    Posted on: 05/2/24

    CASTINE, Maine, May 2, 2024— Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), one of the United States’ foremost maritime universities offering degrees in engineering, science, management, and transportation, will hold its 81st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May, 4 at 11:30 a.m. Senator Angus S. King Jr. (ME-I) will deliver the Commencement address.Read More…

  • Wave Energy Converter
    Oscilla Power Successfully Launches Demonstration Scale Triton Wave Energy Converter on Maine Coast
    Posted on: 12/5/23

    CASTINE, Maine – Wave energy technology developer Oscilla Power, the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC) and the Maine Maritime Academy successfully deployed a 1/6 scale prototype of Oscilla’s 1 MW Triton™ wave energy converter (WEC) in Castine Harbor.Read More…

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