Workforce Development

Center for Maritime and Port Studies


Expansion of port infrastructure and related activities must be
accomplished in a secure, sustainable, and resilient manner

 Predictable Changes to Weather and Climate
wind, fog, lighting, storm surge

 Protecting Vessels and Infrastructure
grounding, dock collision, disaster recovery

malware, hacking, data integrity



A growing economy will drive demand for increased capacity
and an expanded, well-trained workforce

 Graduate Certificate Program
safety, operations

hazmat, security officer

 Professional Development
continuing education


New sensor technologies require assessment to assure
their reliability

 Maritime and Port Security
vessel movement, cargo

 Environmental Safety and Protection
contamination, spill monitoring, water quality

 Independent Testing and Evaluation

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