MARAD starts search for next Kings Point Superintendent

JUNE 6, 2018 — Fancy your chances as the next Superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY? The Maritime Administration is seeking a replacement for RADM James Helis, following

Kings Point to have a new Superintendent

MAY 24, 2018 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY, is to have a new Superintendent. A posting on the website of the USMMA Alumni Association says: “The Maritime Administration

Foss Maritime names Will Roberts Chief Commercial Officer

AUGUST 1, 2017 — Will Roberts, formerly of Rolls-Royce, has joined Foss Maritime as Chief Commercial Officer. Roberts is responsible for building the customer facing team to drive and sustain Foss Maritime’s

Trump to nominate Kings Pointer as Maritime Administrator

JUNE 22, 2017 — President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate retired Navy Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby of Virginia to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. Read Admiral

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

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,

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

President Obama nominates Hayman for USMMA post

OCTOBER 26, 2016—President Obama has nominated Foss Maritime VP of HSQE & External Affairs Susan Hayman to the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Board of Visitors. The Board of Visitors provides

MARAD looks at Merchant Marine “shipboard climate”

OCTOBER 14, 2016 — The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has taken another step in its efforts to come to grips with problems that led to the suspension earlier this year of  the

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