Maritime Industries Academy Foundation Receives Donation

press release
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Glen Paine, President, Maritime Industries Academy Foundation (MIAF) announced that the Steamship Trade Association of  Baltimore Charitable Legacy, Inc. donated $10,000 to the MIAF non-profit charity, which was setup to support Baltimore’s only maritime high school.

 

This maritime charity was founded by Mr. Mark Montgomery, CEO, Ports America Chesapeake, and Mr. Michael Angelos, President, Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore. In a correspondence to Legacy Inc., Glen Paine said, “Since its inception in 2009, the Maritime Industries Academy Advisory Board and Foundation have assisted in the relocation of the MIA and the implementation of a maritime curriculum for ninth grade. It has also helped establish a Junior Naval Officer Training Corps and Honor Guard. The transformation of these young individuals over the last few years has been truly remarkable. They are learning skill sets that will help them achieve success in life.”


The Maritime Industries Academy Foundation, Inc. (MIAF) mission is to continue the process of incorporating maritime oriented information within the curriculum of grades 9-12. By doing so, the students can see real-world application of their subjects. MIAF funding is critical to fulfilling this mission. To learn more about MIAF, you may contact the foundation at 5001 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206. Or, visit the Maritime Industries Academy via its Website at  http://www.baltimorecityschools.org/431
 

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Long Beach Picketers Not Striking -Port CEO

Port of Long Beach CEO Jon Slangerup issued a statement addressing the status of picketing truckers at the harbor, pointing out that the demonstration is not a strike.

E-Procurement Streamlined via the Cloud

Marine Procurement Solutions (MPS) has built an electronic platform that aims to enhance the purchasing cycle for the maritime industry. MPS provides software,

Cashman Continues to Expand US Northeast Barge Fleet

Cashman Equipment Corp. announced the continuing expansion of its U.S. Northeast barge and crane fleet for the marine construction market.   Over the past year,

Finance

Baltic Index Flat on Muted Shipping Activity

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, remained flat on Monday on muted shipping activity.   The overall index,

Milaha Reports Improved Net Profit for Q1

Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015, in which it reported operating revenues of QR 786 million vs.

SFL Acquires Eight Bulk Carriers from Golden Ocean

Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) has entered an agreement to acquire eight Capesize dry-bulk carriers from subsidiaries of Golden Ocean Group Limited, the company announced today.

Education/Training

Online BWM Tools Launched

Spreading the word on ballast water management – new free online tools launched   A new online learning portal including a free e-learning course on the Operational

Six Washington Students Earn Maritime Scholarships

The 11th annual Norm Manly Puget Sound Maritime (PSM) / Youth Maritime Training Association (YMTA) Maritime Educational Scholarship competition was held on Saturday,

DMA Announce New Requirements for Refresher Courses

On 1 January 2017, new regulations enter into force on refresher courses in the areas of maritime safety and fire-fighting. Therefore, the Danish Maritime Authority has issued a new order.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1354 sec (7 req/sec)