Tag Archives: Workforce Devleopment

NMRA names 2023 trade scholarship recipients


The NMRA 2023 Marine Trades Scholarship Program has awarded two $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing education in the marine trades this Fall. Kyle Bisceglia of Rye, N.Y. will attend the Webb Institute.  Cassandra Serafin of Cream Ridge, N.J. will attend the Ocean County (N.J.) Vocational School. NMRA expressed its gratitude to its members for their generous support of its scholarship ...

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Workforce development: Working towards the future

By Jamie Stafford It seems that this has been the decade of novel challenges. Supply chain shortages continue to plague the global economy as we all grow weary of new strains of Covid-19. Unfortunately, supply chain issues are not the only shortages on hand. The marine industry is no stranger to workforce insufficiency, but now more than ever, this critical ...

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International Marine Service Technician Week kicks off this week

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) kicks off International Marine Service Technician Week, April 24-30. The weeklong celebration aims to bring awareness and recognition to the hard-working professionals who keep boats safe, reliable, and enjoyable. Marine businesses, associations, and boaters are encouraged to participate by celebrating and highlighting their marine technicians. “This week is a great chance to acknowledge ...

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