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Working with Us

At Cal Maritime, we are actively involved in research, contracts, grants, and special projects, which focus on a wide range of important topics. Each of these studies is designed to significantly expand practical or theoretical knowledge in an important content area, essential practice, key procedure, or critical policy. Current and recent areas of study include:

  • Ballast Water Treatment
  • Oil Spill Response Readiness
  • Tug Matrix Studies
  • Light Studies
  • Environmental Protection Studies
  • Human Factors in Bridge Resource Management

The California Maritime Academy has partnered with industry, government, and other research teams to carry out collaborative studies. Our facilities are conveniently situated in the midst of the bustling Bay Area with several major cities nearby, central freeways, and many transportation and lodging options. Berkeley and Oakland are only a short drive from the campus, and San Francisco is less than thirty minutes away. Three international airports, Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento International, serve the area making it an easily accessed from anywhere in the country.

In addition, Shipboard Research, Development, and Evaluation activities can be conducted year-round aboard the Cal Maritime’s 500-foot Training Ship Golden Bear. It provides a truly one of a kind facility for maritime related studies.

Our Office of Grants and Projects at Cal Maritime welcomes the opportunity to discuss collaborative research possibilities with your organization or business. If you would like to learn more or if you have an idea to propose, please contact our office at (707) 654-1157 or vboe@csum.edu.