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USMMA Sea Year program set to resume

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) are planning to resume the Sea Year program at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. The program was paused

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USMMA to “pause” Sea Year program

Reverberations continue to following the harrowing allegations of rape and sexual harassment while training aboard a U.S.-flag merchant ship recently made by the female cadet at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings

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USSMMA to resume Sea Year commercial training

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, has announced that Sea Year training for USMMA Midshipmen will resume on three commercial carriers —Crowley Maritime, Maersk and

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Chao: Kings Point will be my first priority at MARAD

JANUARY 12, 2016 — In confirmation hearings, Elaine Chao, President-elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, told Senator Roger Wicker that sorting out problems at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point,

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USMMA Sea Year suspension “not supported by data”

DECEMBER 9, 2016 — Trying to protect Midshipmen against potential sexual assault and sexual harassment, the U.S. Department of Transportation has suspended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Sea Year, described on

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Another probe into misconduct at Kings Point

OCTOBER 12, 2016 — As the Logistics Management Institute (LMI) begins to perform an independent cultural assessment of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, on behalf of the

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USMMA suspends traditional Sea Year

JUNE 17, 2016 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY, is suspending the traditional Sea Year — actually a period in both sophomore and junior years when midshipmen are assigned