Maritime Studies

Seamanship is the art of operating a ship or boat.

It involves topics and development of specialised skills including: navigation and international maritime law; weather, meteorology and forecasting; watchstanding; ship-handling and small boat handling; operation of deck equipment, anchors and cables; ropework and line handling; communications; sailing; engines; execution of evolutions such as towing; cargo handling equipment, dangerous cargoes and cargo storage; dealing with emergencies; survival at sea and search and rescue; and fire fighting.

The degree of knowledge needed within these areas is dependent upon the nature of the work and the type of vessel employed by a mariner.

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Scholarships for Maritime Studies Majors

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Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

$25,000 March 27, 2020 See Details

Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

award

$25,000

deadline

March 27, 2020
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Merchants Exchange Scholarship

Merchants Exchange of Portland

Up to $2,000 May 31, 2020 See Details

Merchants Exchange Scholarship

Merchants Exchange of Portland

award

Up to $2,000

deadline

May 31, 2020
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