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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