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Toba National College of Maritime Technology(鳥羽商船高等専門学校Toba Shōsen Kōtō Senmon Gakkō) is one of five maritime colleges in Japan. Established in 1881, it is the oldest continuously-operated national maritime college in the country.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.
The programs are of about 4.5 years and an additional 1.5 years of practical training in the sea. The college conducts following maritime programs:
The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels. Both the civilian mariners and the merchant vessels are managed by a combination of the government and private sectors, and engage in commerce or transportation of goods and services in and out of the navigable waters of the United States. The Merchant Marine primarily transports cargo and passengers during peacetime; in times of war, the Merchant Marine can be an auxiliary to the United States Navy, and can be called upon to deliver military personnel and materiel for the military. Merchant Marine officers may also be commissioned as military officers by the Department of Defense. This is commonly achieved by commissioning unlimited tonnage Merchant Marine officers as Strategic Sealift Officers in the Naval Reserves.
Toba is a city located in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
The United States Merchant Marine Academy, one of the five United States service academies, is located in Kings Point, New York. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, and the transportation industry. Midshipmen are trained in marine engineering, navigation, ship's administration, maritime law, personnel management, international law, customs, and many other subjects important to the task of running a large ship.
The California State University Maritime Academy, formerly known as the California Maritime Academy, is one of 23 campuses in the California State University system and is one of seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States and the only one on the West Coast. It is located in Vallejo, California. The university offers six different Bachelor's degrees, and one Master's degree, but no Doctoral degrees.
The United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) was an independent executive agency of the U.S. federal government that was created by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, passed by Congress on June 29, 1936, and replaced the United States Shipping Board which had existed since World War I. It was intended to formulate a merchant shipbuilding program to design and build five hundred modern merchant cargo ships to replace the World War I vintage vessels that comprised the bulk of the United States Merchant Marine, and to administer a subsidy system authorized by the Act to offset the cost differential between building in the U.S. and operating ships under the American flag. It also formed the United States Maritime Service for the training of seagoing ship's officers to man the new fleet.
Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees that are awarded from Texas A&M University in College Station. Students enrolled at Texas A&M University at Galveston, known affectionately as 'Sea Aggies', share the benefits of students attending Texas A&M University (TAMU) campus in College Station. TAMUG is located on Pelican Island, offering benefits for its maritime focused majors.
The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program is a college-based, commissioned officer training program of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a public college in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts offering undergraduate degrees in maritime-related fields, as well as graduate degrees and professional studies. Established in 1891, Mass Maritime is the second oldest state maritime academy in the United States. Originally established to graduate deck and engineering officers for the U.S. Merchant Marine, the academy has since expanded its curriculum. Though not required, some graduates go on to serve in active & reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces. The academy operates a training ship, the USTS Kennedy.
Maine Maritime Academy is a public college and nautical training institution in Castine, Maine. The academy was established by the 90th Maine Legislature on March 21, 1941. Unlike federal service academies, a congressional recommendation is not required to attend this state school. Students are not obligated to go to sea or into the military after graduation, and a large portion of the graduating class chooses shore-side employment, often in maritime related fields or the power generation industry.
Pukyong National University is a national university located in Busan, South Korea. The 2nd largest city of Korea, which is the location of Busan Port, Gwangan Grand Bridge, Haeundae Beach, Oruk Islet, and Jagalchi. The university has two campuses - Daeyeon-dong and Yongdang-dong. These campuses are situated near coastal district of Nam-gu. The location itself suggests that Pukyong University has a strong traditional focus on fisheries sciences and other maritime fields. The University has excellent facilities for Marine and Technology studies.
Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy (NVNA) is the oldest technical educational institution in the Republic of Bulgaria. Its history, past and present achievements establish the institution as the most prestigious centre for training of maritime specialists in the country. Its development over the years resembles a navigable river, into which many tributaries flow, as well as the "prototypes" of the present-day faculties, departments, and vocational colleges constituting the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy.
Pakistan Marine Academy (PMA) is located at Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is a Governmental institution and an attached department of Ports & Shipping Wing, which trains Merchant Navy officers. It is affiliated with World Maritime University and NED University of Engineering and Technology and is also recognised by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. Pakistan Marine academy covers an area of around 136 acres on the water front in Karachi Harbor, Hawksbay Road.
The Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI), formerly known as the Directorate of Marine Engineering Training (DMET), now known as Indian Maritime University - Kolkata Campus and Mumbai campus, is India's national and the best known institute for the training of marine engineers and polyvalent officers.
The Turkish Naval Academy is a four-year co-educational military academy located in the district of Tuzla in Istanbul. Its mission is to develop cadets mentally and physically for service as commissioned officers in the Turkish Navy. It must not be confused with Naval War College
The Malayan Colleges Laguna is a private, non-sectarian, and wholly owned subsidiary of Mapúa University along with the other subsidiaries like the Mapúa IT Center in Makati City and the Malayan High School of Science in Manila.
Established in 1978, SURIGAO EDUCATION CENTER is a private, non-sectarian, Non-stock Corporation which provides an assured level of quality education relevant and responsive to the needs of the community anchored on the values of accountability, works ethics, pursuit of excellence, truth, cooperation and social responsibility. SEC advocates on empowering youth through effective leadership, creating awareness about career opportunities, providing guidance and mentoring through its well-structured programs and quality education.
Toyama National College of Maritime Technology was a maritime college in Imizu, Toyama, Japan, established in 1906. The college merged with Toyama National College of Technology in 2009.
PMI Colleges, formerly known as Philippine Maritime Institute, is a private, non-sectarian, co-educational higher education, Maritime institution established on September 18, 1948 in Sta. Cruz, Manila, Philippines where its main campus is located.
The Asian Institute of Maritime Studies (AIMS) is a merchant marine college in Pasay City, Philippines that provides highly technical learning in terms of maritime education. It is one of the top performing maritime schools in the Philippines. It was founded in 1993 by Captain Wilijado P. Abuid along with his friends.