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'Serving the Needs of the U.S. Maritime Industry through Collaboration and Innovation"

Membership Benefits

  • The opportunity to conduct high priority vessel operations improvement projects at a fraction of the cost of doing them independently.

  • A vehicle by which U.S. maritime companies can work together to solve common problems in vessel operations

  • Opportunities to explore new technologies using both industry and government resources

  • The strength of a unified voice when making recommendations to state, federal and international regulatory organizations

  • A forum to share results of onboard evaluations and opportunities to test new products and equipment

  • Opportunities to purchase products, equipment and training materials at discounted prices

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Who Can Be a Member?

Any U.S. based maritime organization, as well as, international organizations with U.S. maritime interests. Members include; bunsen, government, education, and workforce that are involved in, or provide support for, the design, construction, operations, management, maintenance, or repair of vessels.

Project and Initiative Focus

  • Industry Improvement

  • Facilitation of Dialogue on Issues

  • Testing and Evaluation of Products and Technology

  • Workforce Development

  • Product Development

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Mariner Career and Outreach

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The important role the maritime industry serves to our nation, as well as, potential career and educational / training opportunities.

Members Participate In

  • Outreach Activities

  • Presentation of Information at Career Fairs

  • School Visits

  • Sharing Voyage Experiences

  • Supporting Future Leaders

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