STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Maritime?

In a 2015 report from the US State Department of Commerce, STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) careers grew six times faster from 2005-2015 than non-STEM careers. It only makes sense that this trend will continue. We consider careers like mechanical engineering, computer programming, or being a NASA rocket scientist when we think of STEM.  But, what about the maritime industry? If we think about it, it shouldn’t be hard for people to see how STEM branches out, offshore. Naval architects designing ships, the marine engineers maintaining the power plant and equipment, the deck officers in charge of navigation and...

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