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    By the Numbers: Graduation and Employment from U.S. Maritime Academies

    Marine News examines graduation and employment statistics from the United States maritime academies.

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    Cultivating Tomorrow’s Waterways Workforce

    AWO is taking action to help address an industry need and a national imperative to recruit, retain and develop the next generation of maritime employees.

    By Jennifer Carpenter, President & CEO, The American Waterways Operators

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    Time to Meet the U.S. Mariner Shortage Head On

    The mariner shortage has been well-documented for years and, as virtually any U.S.-flag operator can confirm, it is becoming increasingly challenging to even crew U.S.-flag commercial vessels. It’s time for Washington to meet this challenge head on.

    By Jeff R. Vogel, Partner, Cozen O’Connor

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    Retaining Gen Z in the Marine Industry

    It takes a certain mindset and approach to retain Gen Z workers.

    By Pat Folan, Partner, Tug & Barge Solutions

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    Attracting More People of Color to the Maritime Workforce

    Despite a range of professions and opportunities, the percentage of people of color who work in maritime is low, but it doesn’t have to stay this way.

    By Albion Llewellyn, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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    Solving the Maritime Workforce Puzzle

    Many companies across the U.S. maritime industry—from vessel owners to shipbuilders and their suppliers—cite efforts to attract, hire and retain workers as one of their top challenges.

    By Eric Haun

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    Career Moves: Offshore Wind Powering Up

    Mariners and mariner training are integral to the rise of U.S. offshore wind, and the industry is hard at work to ensure its workforce needs will be met.

    By Tom Ewing

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    Coast Guard Ready to Move New Anti-SASH Policy

    The U.S. Coast Guard is adding muscle to its effort to crack down on sexual assault and harassment in the maritime industry.

    By Tom Ewing

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    Maritime Safety: Preventing Slips and Falls on Deck

    A new type of durable non-skid safety coating is increasing traction and reducing maintenance on decks, docks, and gangways.

    By Del Williams

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