Mass Maritime Academy Selected To Host 2024 IAMU General Assembly

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy ( has been selected by the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) to host its 2024 Annual General Assembly.

The Annual General Assembly represents an opportunity to engage with the international maritime community, learn from worldwide academics and showcase the MMA campus.

The International Association of Maritime Universities is a global network of leading maritime universities providing Maritime Education and Training (MET) of seafarers for the global shipping industry.

“It is with great excitement that we look ahead to 2024 as host of the IAMU General Assembly,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. “We look forward to rich international participation during the conference and the opportunity to highlight the modern US approach mariner education with the early 2024 delivery of our new National Security, Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), Patriot State II.”