2020 Fall Semester Course Schedule

This three week course has an intended audience of those individuals at the technical-management level with responsibilities for marine maintenance and/or port engineering duties, including for Government contracts.  This course is designed to prepare those individuals currently working as port engineers, or those individuals looking to pursue a port engineer position.

This course of instruction offers the following instructional topics:

  • Engineering
  • Contracting, including for Government Contracts and Shipyard Organizations
  • Preparing for a Maintenance Period
  • Engineering Administration, including for Government Contracts for an Availability Period
  • Fundamentals of Project Management, including for Government Contracts
  • Weld Process/Procedures, and Inspection
  • Dry Docking
  • Propulsion System Alignment
  • Corrosion, Surface Prep, Coatings, and Inspection
  • Contract Closeout, including for Government Contracts
  • Shipyard Safety


Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Students should bring work clothes appropriate for working in a lab and shipyard environment. Work shoes are mandatory, safety shoes are recommended.


* CMES has partnered with BMT Designers & Planners, Inc. to offer the Port Engineers / Marine Maintenance course.