Maritime Program Information

Maritime Technology and Training Center on the Maritime Campus

Address: 3700 Old Highway 146 in La Porte, Texas


Printable information sheet (pdf)


  • More than 72 USCG-approved maritime courses
  • Maritime transportation associate degree
  • Full-range of non-credit courses for professional mariners
  • Host company specific training for maritime companies


  • Located on the Houston Ship Channel Bayport Turning Basin
  • 45,000-square-foot maritime training facility, opened in 2016
  • Three full mission bridge simulators
  • Simulation suite is more than 3,700 square feet, complete with instructor stations, debrief classrooms and development stations
  • Simulation labs for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System training, automatic radar plotting aid training, radar training and liquid cargo handling training
  • Engineering simulators to train maritime engineers for hydraulic, electric, pump control, motor control, heating and air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Full-mission engine room simulator complete with engine room, instructor room, emergency generator and high voltage switchboard and interface
  • Training dock, lifeboats and davits
  • Aquatic training facility on site for water survival training
  • Multipurpose space for industry conferences and corporate partner meetings