11 episodes

Maritime Matters is the official podcast of the Northeast Maritime Institute - College of Maritime Science and was re-launched in April 2020. The podcast promotes dialogue through our shared connections to the sea. Featuring interviews with mariners, military personnel, entrepreneurs and maritime enthusiasts alike - Maritime Matters unveils the role the sea plays in all our lives and even if we don't work in the maritime industry specifically, the impact it makes.

Maritime Matters Northeast Maritime Institute

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Maritime Matters is the official podcast of the Northeast Maritime Institute - College of Maritime Science and was re-launched in April 2020. The podcast promotes dialogue through our shared connections to the sea. Featuring interviews with mariners, military personnel, entrepreneurs and maritime enthusiasts alike - Maritime Matters unveils the role the sea plays in all our lives and even if we don't work in the maritime industry specifically, the impact it makes.

    Episode 11 - Len Tchorz

    Episode 11 - Len Tchorz

    Morgan talks with Fairhaven resident Len Tchorz about his experience in the New Bedford fishing fleet. At 93 years old, Len discusses the differences and similarities in the maritime industry then vs. now as he shares an abundance of sea stories and life experiences with us.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 10 - Captain Jeff MacDonough

    Episode 10 - Captain Jeff MacDonough

    Morgan talks with College of Maritime Science alumnus and current instructor Captain Jeff MacDonough. They discuss the uniqueness of the college program, what it takes to obtain a Captain's license, the Herreshoff Museum in Bristol RI, and delivering maritime education during COVID-19.

    • 36 min
    Episode 9 - Rett Newton and Eric R. Dawicki

    Episode 9 - Rett Newton and Eric R. Dawicki

    Morgan and Eric talk with Beaufort NC Mayor Everett (Rett) Newton. Rett is a retired Air Force Colonel and a PhD candidate at Duke University, studying at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort. He's passionate about people, the maritime heritage and industry that drives Beaufort, and doing good for his community.

    • 42 min
    Episode 8 - Captain Janet Urbanowicz

    Episode 8 - Captain Janet Urbanowicz

    Morgan talks with Captain Janet Urbanowicz. Janet is a former Nurse turned Captain! A love and passion for the sea led her to change careers and pursue her dream of working on the water. She is a talented delivery captain and boat handler, making journeys to all sorts of different destinations on different vessels.

    • 30 sec
    Episode 7 - Saji Zagha

    Episode 7 - Saji Zagha

    Morgan talks with Saji, a Palestinian entrepreneur based out of Germany. Saji is a former participant of The Fairhaven Project, a conflict resolution program between Israeli and Palestinian high school students and run by the Northeast Maritime Institute and US Department of State. The project involved bringing the students onboard Brigantine Fritha, the NMI tall-ship, and teaching them sail training and conflict resolution skills. His company Noor Medical focuses on frugal innovation, natural building and healthcare and provides solutions to developing regions in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    • 37 min
    Episode 6 - Jack Gordon

    Episode 6 - Jack Gordon

    In this episode, Captain Morgan Dawicki talks with Jack Gordon the filmmaker behind The Ocean Knows No Borders. Jack is a graduate of the Tabor Academy and a current student at UC Berkeley. Jack has produced 3 documentaries and is setting his sights on many more. The documentary, The Ocean Knows No Borders, released to the public for free this year on the Northeast Maritime YouTube channel, covers Captain Aunofo Havea’s life and her career in the maritime industry.To view Jack's documentaries or found out more about his work, please check out the following links!Celestial (Trailer): https://vimeo.com/390338391The Ocean Knows No Borders: https://youtu.be/JmtX0PWy0e0A Century of Tabor Rowing: https://vimeo.com/jackgordon1/taborJack Gordon Films: www.jackgfilms.com

    • 25 min

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