MPSEC Resources



MARAD Announces Notice of Opportunity for Eligible Training Entities for Designation as a Center of Excellence

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced that it is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to...

Guide to Maritime Education

There are plenty of reasons to consider a career in the Maritime Industry. The work can be challenging and unconventional compared to more traditional jobs, but it can also be far more exciting...

Maritime Careers

Discover maritime professions with job descriptions, salary ranges, & qualifications...

MARAD - Educating the Maritime Workforce

As the Federal agency responsible for U.S. waterbound interests, MARAD manages numerous operations around the world, all of which require a constant flow of skilled and readily-available mariners...

US Offshore Wind Training

Massachusettes Maritime Academy, in cooperation with Relyon Nutec, is pleased to offer... 

Monday Mentor Spotlight

Mentoring is a longstanding tradition of the river. Sharing your journey with a mentor...

Marine Industry Learning Guide

This guide provides interactive lessons to educate students on the importance and history of maritime. Lessons are aligned to NGSS & STEM standards. 

WindWise Curriculum

WindWise Education is a comphrensive curriculum exploring the dynamic field of wind energy and gives teachers the tools to teach 6th-12th grade students about this timely and critical energy resource. 

Shipping Makes the World Go Round

Looking for simple activities for elementary-middle schools to understand the maritime industry? Download the activity book! 

A Guide to the Energy of the Earth

Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways in which energy cycles through our planet, from the sun to our food chain to electricity and beyond.  

Winds for Schools Curricula

This database of lesson plans and related materials is available to help educators learn and teach about wind power. 


Explore STEM activities and labs that allow kids to make connections to wind energy development. 

How it works: Offshore Exploration

The offshore industry is a vital part of the economy in Atlantic Canada. It's a source of jobs and economic growth, and utilizes leading...

LESSON PLANS: Working with Wind Energy

This lesson focuses on how wind energy can be generated on both a large and small scale. Student teams design and build a working wind turbine out of everyday materials that can lift a teabag in one minute or less. 

How Ocean Shipping Works

The computer monitor in front of you or the smartphone in your hand was most likely made overseas or with parts from another country. 

SciGirls: Blowin' in the Wind

Experiment with wind energy in this SciGirls activity that challenges students to build their own weight lifting wind turbine. 

Why should you become a boatman? Choose a career in Inland Shipping!

This video gives insight in the daily work practice of boatmen. We hope to encourage young people and professionals to choose a career in inland shipping.


NAMEPA 2023 Annual Conference & Awards Dinner

As shipping wrestles with the pathway forward to meet the recently set MEPC 80 goals, the time to begin these conversations is now. This event is set to bring together industry experts, innovators, thought leaders, and students providing a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and recognition of outstanding achievements.

SHIPPINGInsight 2023: The Decade of Collaboration

SHIPPINGInsight is the premier technology and innovation forum for maritime industry professionals.

Established in 2012, SHIPPINGInsight is a series of conferences that address the pressing issues faced by ship and fleet operators in the 21st Century.

Developing offshore wind in US waters

The deployment of offshore wind energy facilities in US waters has tremendous potential to help the country deliver on its climate change...

Maritime Workforce Pathways

Hear from several women currently working in maritime and elaborate on their pathways, current positions, obstacles, and advice in maritime... 

AWO: Mariner Workforce Forum

AWO's second Mariner Workforce Forum addressed how to create a workplace culture that attracts and retains mariners from all walks ... 

MARAD Centers of Excellence

MPSEC was delighted to explore the CoE program with Gerard Hall, CoE Domestic Workforce Training and Education Program Manager...