Ahoy! Start Your Career As A Mariner Aboard A Tugboat

created: 5/28/2015 8:06:39 PM

Did you know there are no classes required to begin your career aboard a tugboat? That’s right! Most companies require you hold the basic merchant m   Read more...


PART 1: Meet Captain Amy Coppedge, CMTI Instructor and Course Developer

created: 6/29/2015 12:36:33 PM

She’s tough. Any student that’s lived through and passed their exams following a course taught by Capt. Amy Coppedge of Chesapeake Marine Training   Read more...


PART 2: Meet Captain Amy Coppedge, CMTI Instructor and Course Developer

created: 6/29/2015 12:39:52 PM

Read PART 1 about Captain Amy Coppedge here! BECOMING A CIVILIAN…AGAIN “I grew up without a lot of luxuries and I came in with nothing. I came   Read more...


CMTI Attends Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Menhaden Proclamation Signing at Omega Protein

created: 6/9/2015 6:15:45 AM

Omega Protein welcomed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to Reedville, Va. on June 4, where he issued a proclamation that the Commonwealth’s 201   Read more...


Meet Melissa Johnson, Administrative Assistant

created: 6/9/2015 6:30:07 AM

Spirited. Organized. Caring. Those are just three words to describe Melissa Johnson, Administrative Assistant and License Consultant, for Ches   Read more...


USCG Releases New Boating Safety App

created: 6/2/2015 9:57:48 PM

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently announced the release of a new smartphone application to enhance boating safety. According to a rece   Read more...


Reporting a Boating Accident in Virginia

created: 5/28/2015 8:09:11 PM

As the operator of a vessel, it is your duty to know when and how to report a boating accident. In some cases, you are required by law to file a form   Read more...


Meet Amanda Symonds, General Manager CMTI

created: 5/12/2015 12:55:47 PM

Fifteen. That’s the number of years Amanda Symonds has worked at Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI), in Gloucester, Virginia. Born and   Read more...


Meet Mike Symonds, Instructor at CMTI

created: 5/12/2015 12:59:10 PM

Combining his love of firefighting with a passion to help people, Mike Symonds, an Instructor at Chesapeake Marine Training Institute, enj   Read more...


New Course Highlight: Leadership and Teamworking Skills

created: 5/10/2015 9:18:20 AM

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute is pleased to announce a new course offering! This course is mandatory for mariners who carry STCW. Leader   Read more...


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