CMU to Launch Caribbean Merchant Marine Cadet Corps

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  • The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) is to launch its paramilitary uniformed group for high-school students, called the Caribbean Merchant Marine Cadet Corps (CMMC), early in 2019.

  • In an interview with JIS News, President of the CMU, Professor Fritz Pinnock, explained that the group (which is an outreach of the university), was formed to have a positive impact on the behaviour of students at the high-school level, while teaching them about the maritime conscience.

  • “We wanted to take the successes of the discipline in our tertiary institution and replicate it in the secondary-school system” he said, adding that the CMU is now going through the…

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