Cruise Departure Set for May 7th

Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, and crew will depart Castine on Wednesday, May 7, on the Training Ship State of Maine for the annual two-month training evolution to foreign and domestic ports of call. This year’s training cruise itinerary includes stops in Trieste, Italy; Reykjavik, Iceland; Kiel, Germany; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Searsport, Maine.

Once again, friends, family, and fans of the cruise will be able to follow the ship’s journey through the cruise Facebook page (, and the cruise blog at

More information to follow shortly.