Massachusetts Maritime University(MMA)and SpecTec have entered into a Cooperation Agreement in which SpecTec has agreed to donate AMOS licenses for MMA's Teaching & Training courses. This is the first license donation partnership with a Maritime Academy in the US for SpecTec.
International partners include Dalian Maritime University, National Taiwan Ocean University and Italian Maritime Academy. MMA has extended an invitation to SpecTec CEO, Giampiero Soncini to visit the campus in 2009 for a formal signing event.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy's programs include Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering, International Maritime Business, Facilities Engineering, Marine Safety and Environmental Protection, and Emergency Management.
MMA is the largest Maritime Academy in the US, and through the signing of the agreement, SpecTec has agreed to sponsor up to 100 licenses of its AMOS business suite software modules and will also be donating the AMOS2 Enterprise software due in February 2009. This software will be loaded at the International Maritime Business Center at MMA and various computer labs, and will enhance the academic experience and placement potential of students attending MMA.