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Our students come primarily from the northeast geographic area and from the east coast west to the Mississippi and Great lakes. International students populate our classes also. Castine is a small coastal community located at the head of majestic Penobscot Bay. Settled in 1613 and named for the French nobleman and trader, Baron de St. Castin, the town is rich in history, natural beauty, and maritime tradition. The town has a year-round population of roughly 1,500. White clapboard houses, a bustling harbor, museums, and the still evident traces of Revolutionary War forts make the pristine port an ideal setting for study.

Castine is close to Acadia National Park, Deer Isle, and other notable Maine attractions. Castine's climate undergoes a change of four seasons. Cool, wet springs give way to warm, mild summers. Overnight temperatures begin to cool as autumn approaches, and Downeast Maine usually receives its first snow by late November.

Maine Maritime's 35-acre18-building campus is located 35 miles south of Bangor, home of Bangor International Airport. If arriving by highway from the south, take I-95 north from Portland to Augusta and follow Rte. 3 East to Belfast and then Rte. 175 and Rte. 166, making a right-hand turn at any intersection where a choice exists. We encourage you to visit.

Castine is a quiet coastal village. Most events occur on campus or involve the surrounding beauty of the coast of Maine. Bangor and Ellsworth are the closest cities and are about 40 minutes away by automobile, and Acadia National Park is within an hour-and-a-half drive. Although the graduate program is a concentrated experience, breaks from the classroom may include sailing, kayaking, swimming, and racquetball at campus facilities; and tennis, golf, and hiking directly adjacent to the campus.

Please visit www.mainemaritime.edu for details on Student Services, Financial Aid, Student Housing and Residential and Recreational Facilities. A furnished apartment-style residential facility (within walking distance of the class-rooms) is available for graduate students who make their room reservations before the designated deadline (which is usually March 1st of the year that they plan to matriculate). Please check with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further details.

Career Placements
Following are selected examples of positions presently occupied by some of our graduate alumni:

  • Area Representative, Seabulk Offshore, Dubai
  • Business Analyst, CP Ships, London, UK
  • C.E.O., Great World Int'l Svc, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Chartering Broker, Pacific Rim Shipbrokers, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
  • Chartering Manager, Sun Transport, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • C.O.O., Bouchard Transportation, New York, NY USA
  • Crisis Resource Manager, CITGO Petroleum. Corp., Tulsa, OK, USA
  • Deputy Commercial Director, Dubai Ports Authority, UAE
  • Deputy Director, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
  • Director, RMT Trading, Munchen, Germany
  • Director of Crew Training, OM Ships Int'l, Mosbach, Germany
  • Director of Maritime Training Center, Makarov Maritime Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Distribution Project Manager, Int'l Paper, Memphis, TN, USA
  • Fleet Manager, Heidenreich Marine, Inc., Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Fleet Manager, Rigel Shipping Canada, Inc., New Brunswick, Canada
  • General Manager, Federal Marine Terminals, Eastport, ME, USA
  • Human Resource Manager, Canadian Coast Guard, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • International Terminals Manager, Yearbulk (UK) Ltd., London
  • ISM Lead Auditor Director, Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami, FL, USA
  • Liner Manager, Wan-Hai Lines, Taipei
  • Manager, Barwil Wilhelmsen Agencies, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Manager Export Services, OOCL (USA), Inc., New York, NY, USA
  • Managing Director, Seabulk Offshore, Switzerland
  • Marine Transportation Manager, Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., Lagos, Nigeria
  • Maritime Attorney, Moore and Company, P.A., Miami, FL, USA
  • Maritime Consultant., Eagle Marine Consultants, Inc. ,Virginia Beach, VA USA
  • Operations Manager, Hapag-Lloyd, Los Angeles, CA USA
  • Operations Manager, Pacific Basin Shipping, Inc., Hong Kong
  • Port Captain, BP Shipping, Long Beach, CA, USA

Career Connections


Baker & McKenzie (Global Employment Law Alert)
http://www.bakermckenzie.com/careers/

Central Maine Harley Davidson
http://maineharley.com/

The Concourse Hotel, Columbus, OH.
http://www.theconcoursehotel.com/

Eaton Peabody, Attorneys at Law
http://www.eatonpeabody.com/

Cianbro
http://www.cianbro.com/Careers/tabid/413/Default.aspx

Hannaford Brothers Co.
www.hannaford.com

The Hinckley Company
www.hinckleyyachts.com

International Paper Co.
http://www.internationalpaper.com/

Journal of Commerce
www.joc.com

Maine International Trade Center
www.mitc.com

Moosehead Mfg. Company
www.mooseheadfurniture.com

The National Folk Festival
www.nationalfolkfestival.com

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
http://www.osg.com/index.cfm?pageid=53

Phoenix Footwear Group
www.phoenixfootwear.com

Poland Springs
www.polandspring.com

Remington Products
http://www.spectrumbrands.com/careers/

Rotary International
www.rotary.org

St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad
www.gwrr.com

The Telford Group, Inc.
www.telfordaviation.com

The William Atwood Lobster Company BPE
www.atwoodlobster.com

Sherwin Williams
http://careers.sherwin-williams.com/careers/

Pratt & Whitney
http://www.prattandwhitney.com/index.htm

United Bulk Carriers
http://www.unitedbulkcarriers.com/

Walgreens
http://careers.walgreens.com/

Dunkin Donuts
https://www.dunkindonuts.com/aboutus/

American Bureau of Shipping
http://www.eagle.org

CH Robinson
http://www.chrobinson.com/careers/

Maersk Shipping
http://www.maersk.co.uk/recruitment/

LL Bean
http://llbeancareers.com/

Bath Iron Works
http://www.gdbiw.com/Careers/

General Dynamics NASSCO
http://www.nassco.com/

Federal Marine Terminals
http://www.fmtcargo.com/

Ingersoll Rand Inc.
http://careers.ingersollrand.com/

British Petroleum
http://www.bp.com/

International Paper
http://www.internationalpaper.com

NAVSEA SUPSHIPS
http://www.navsea.navy.mil/supship/default.aspx

Northeast Turf
http://www.northeastturf.com/

Vestas, Spain
http://www.vestas.com/en/jobs.aspx

Penobscot McCrum LLC
http://www.penobscotmccrum.com/

Kraft Foods
http://brands.kraftfoods.com/careers/

Florida Power and Light
http://www.nexteraenergy.com/careers/index.shtml

Target
www.target.com

Walmart
www.walmart.com

Hapag Lloyd
http://www.hapag-lloyd.com/en/career/vacancies.html

US Army Combined Arms Support Command
http://www.cascom.army.mil/

United Parcel Service
https://ups.managehr.com/Home.htm

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