The Center for Professional Mariner Development (CPMD)

Maine Maritime Academy’s Center for Professional Mariner Development (CPMD) offers seafarers STCW training for beginning or maintaining their credentials or renewing or advancing their license. There are also non-maritime-related courses for those looking to advance in their careers.

Please check our courses for a complete list of offerings. If you have questions, please contact our offices.

With over 33 diverse courses, CPMD’s regularly scheduled trainings and a-la-carte options are designed to accommodate your busy schedule. If you are unavailable during our scheduled times, please give us a call! Depending on instructor availability and timing, we can often support alternative dates.


Companies who are interested in sending employee groups to MMA can contact us for any of our courses and we will make arrangements specific to your needs. If you prefer onsite training, please ask us about the training we can provide at your facility.