History of Ports and the Maritime Industry
Office of Freight Transportation
Maritime Academy in Castine is a college specializing in ocean
and marine-oriented programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
and continuing education for mariners. Each year they place better
than 95% of their graduates in professional employment, a figure
unsurpassed by any other college in New England and by few others
in the entire nation.
Founded in 1962, Maine
Maritime Museum in Bath collects, preserves and interprets materials
relating to the maritime history of Maine. Maine's maritime heritage
is told through gallery exhibits, an historic shipyard site, adult
and children's educational programs, special events and narrated
excursions along the rivers and coast to points of historic significance
and scenic beauty.
Visit the Penobscot
Maritime Museum in Searsport to discover your maritime past
at Maine's Oldest Maritime Museum.