For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Activation of TS Kennedy
TS Kennedy returned on 0848 slack tide on 17 November after being activate in early September for hurricane relief support. MMA staff combined with staff hired through AMSEA of Quincy, Ma crewed up the vessel for the last two and half months. While deployed the Kennedy providing berthing to federal employees totaling in excess of 13,000 nights of lodging and over 30,000 meals were served during this period of time.U.S. Maritime Administrator Buzby recently sent congratulatory correspondence to all those who assisted in the relief effort.
The ship will be formally turned over to academy on Tuesday 21 November. After a Thanksgiving break, the Kennedy will be making preparation for the 2018 sea term to the Caribbean.