The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) boasts two state-of-the art-training facilities as part of the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS).
- MITAGS – East is conveniently located on a scenic, 80-acre campus fewer than five miles from Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Airport, Amtrak Rail and Interstate 95.
- MITAGS – West, formerly the Pacific Maritime Institute (PMI), is located in Seattle, Wash.
MITAGS offers continuing education and customized curricula, based on the use of the most advanced techniques and technology, for professional mariners and other maritime industry employees. MITAGS is known for its Transas Full Mission Ship Simulators, which attracts professional mariners from all over the world. Managers and instructors at MITAGS assist companies, union members and other organizations to address challenges in the areas of maritime training, planning, education and safety.
The school has over 300,000 square feet of building space, with 100,000 square feet dedicated to maritime training activities. It is also home to the International Longshoremen’s Association Crane Training Center. This state-of-the-art crane simulator, one of six in the world, provides realistic training for ship gantry, ship pedestal, dock gantry, twin lift and mobile cranes.
In addition to its training activities, MITAGS also operates the Maritime Conference Center on its campus in Maryland. With over 55 meeting spaces, Maritime Conference Center is one of the largest training and conference centers in the Baltimore/Washington area.
To find out more, go to: www.mitags.org.