The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration said it will award $2.36 million to six state maritime schools.
MarAd awarded $392,913 each to the
California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, Calif.; Great Lakes Maritime
Academy in Traverse City, Mich.; Maine Maritime Academy in Castine,
Maine; Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, Mass.; SUNY
Maritime College in Fort Schuyler, N.Y.; and Texas Maritime Academy in
The agency said the grants will be funded with the proceeds from the sale of obsolete vessels from its National Defense Reserve Fleet and other budget savings.