Propelling Commerce Through Knowledge
The institute serves as a hub where industry practitioners, students, faculty and community can connect and collaborate to develop solutions to challenges in our maritime, industrial and logistics ecosystem.
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Why Maritime at ODU?
ODU's proximity to the Port of Virginia and its thriving maritime industry makes it an ideal place to study maritime and supply chain management. It is the only university in the United States that offers a "Maritime and Supply Chain Management" undergraduate major and one of only two universities to offer a "Maritime" undergraduate major.
Graduates of our programs are currently employed by:
- Colonna's Shipyard
- Huntington Ingalls
- Marcom Services
- Busch Vacuum Solutions
- Cornerstone Systems
- Norfolk Southern
- The Port of Virginia
- Marine Oil Service
- ZIM Integrated Shipping Services
students have completed ODU's maritime & supply chain management program
ODU Maritime Expert Recognized with International Award
The professor of maritime and supply chain management and executive director of Old Dominion’s Maritime Institute received the award in recognition for his work on ports and the risks of terrorism and piracy to the shipping industry.
Strome College of Business' First Shipmaster Challenge 2019
On September 24th, Strome College of Business and Port of Norfolk Propeller Club hosted the first SHIPMASTER CHALLENGE 2019 among students in Strome.
ODU Participated in AAPA Annual Conference
The Department of Decision Science and Information Technology of Strome College of Business in partnership with the ODU Open Seas Innovation Hub participated as an exhibitor at the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Convention that took place in Norfolk, October 2019.