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PLEASE NOTE: Proceedings will be published twice in 2017. Proceedings Jan.-Apr. 2017 (Vol. I) has already been printed and is available online. Proceedings May-Dec. 2017 (Vol. II) is anticipated to be mailed and online in October. We anticipate returning to a schedule of three editions per year in 2018.

 

Thank you for your patience.

 

Proceedings January - April 2017

Volume 74, Number 1

  • The 21st Century Maritime Workforce   
    • Recruiting and Training the Next Generation

 

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The State of the Maritime Workforce

6 Mariners in the New Millennium: Maintaining a U.S. - flagged merchant marine.
by Mr. Richard Berkowitz

10 Numbers Matter: As the U.S. maritime workforce dwindles, so do vital defense sealift capabilities.
by Captain T. Christian Spain

14 State Maritime Academies: Educating the future maritime workforce.
by Rear Admiral Michael A. Alfultis, Ph.D., Captain Ernest J. Fink, and Captain Mark S. Woolley

18 From Sailing Ships to Microchips: This isn’t your parents’ merchant marine.
by Ms. Kathy J. Metcalf

20 The 21st Century Maritime Industry: Tools for mariners in the offshore energy support industry.
by Mr. Richard Wells 

22 The U.S. Passenger Vessel Industry: Recruiting and retaining 21st century mariners.
by Captain Margo Marks 

24 Coast Guard and Industry Partnerships: Working together to develop regulations.
by Captain Andrew McGovern 

26 From the Desk of the ADFO
by Mr. Davis J. Breyer

 

Diverse Workforce 

27 Maintaining a Vibrant U.S. Maritime Workforce: Challenges and proposed solutions.
by Mr. Paul Jaenichen, Sr. 

31 Cultivating Opportunities: The rewards of creating a robust local hire program.
by Mr. Ira Douglas 

33 The Future of Oil and Gas: Women and veterans are key to meeting the industry’s workforce needs.
by Ms. Tara Smith Anderson 

36 Latent Talent: Use it or lose it.
by LCDR Jeffrey Rubini

 

Innovations in Education and Training 

40 Maritime and Marine Science Schools: Training America’s next generation of mariners.
by Dr. Arthur H. Sulzer, Ed.D. 

46 The MITAGS Maritime Apprenticeship Program: An alternative pathway to deck officer.
by Ms. Marja van Pietersom 

49 Learning Through Simulation: Maritime simulation from an educator’s perspective.
by Ms. Marie H. Huhnke 

52 The Modern Marine Simulator: Assuring deck officer competence.
by Captain Scott Craig 

54 The Regulator’s Perspective on Future Training: Finding the balance between risk abatement and burden to the mariner.
by Mr. James D. Cavo 

 

Military to Mariner 

57 A Post-Service Career: Military to mariner gives veterans a new way to serve.
by Congressman Duncan Hunter 

59 Social Justice, Military Credentialing, and the American Experience: Mapping a route to post-military employment.
by Command Master Chief Edward Lewis 

62 A Maritime Career: Partnering with industry to assist veterans.
by Ms. Berit Eriksson and Ms. Zoe Goss 

64 Federal Agencies Caucus to Support M2M
by Ms. Helen Brohl 

67 The U.S. Mariner Credentialing Program: How the National Maritime Center supports the military mariner.
by LTJG Trevor Auth 

71 Tell Me About It: Merchant mariner credential advice from veterans.
by Mr. Sam Teague

  

Medical and Well-being 

74 Mariner Medical Improvements: Maintaining our human capital.
by Dr. Robert M. Bourgeois, MPH, FACOEM 

78 The Next Evolution in Safety Management: A working human.
by Ms. Emily Reiblein 

79 Partners in Towboat Wellness: A model for mariner well-being programs.
by Ms. Lysa Rigo 

82 Improving the Medical Certificate Application Experience: Lessons learned from medical appeals.
by Dr. Adrienne Buggs, FACEP 

85 The Future of Managing Fatigue Risk: Updating IMO guidelines.
by Ms. Dawn M. Gray

 

On Deck

4 Assistant Commandant’s Perspective
by Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas 

5 Champion’s Point of View
by Ms. Mayte Medina 

87 Chemical of the Quarter: Understanding Charcoal
by LCDR Julie Blanchfield

Nautical Queries

88 Engineering

89 Deck

 

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