Marine skills academy to open

The new Marine Survival Complex will launch on 20 June The new Marine Survival Complex will launch on 20 June

SKILLS CENTRE: The Maritime Skills Academy is launching its new state-of-the-art Marine Survival Complex on 20 June.

Based in Whitfield near Dover, the new complex will enable the academy to extend the number of courses it offers. This includes a wide portfolio of MCA accredited Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) courses.

Mark Jaenicke, recruitment and HR director at MSA, said: “We are delighted to be opening the new Complex, and have the opportunity to showcase it to the maritime industry.”

“Extending our existing offering of courses and services will enable us to offer greater flexibility to companies and individuals to deliver their training needs. We are very excited about the future of the Maritime Skills Academy.” 

The Maritime Skills Academy aims to provide vital training for the maritime industry.

In-house trainers offer both open and bespoke training courses for the global maritime industry, including cruise ships, superyachts, renewable support vessels and the oil and gas sector.

The complex will be officially opened by Sir Alan Massey KCB CBE, chief executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, alongside Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN director general, Seafarers UK.

Upon the unveiling of the brand new complex to industry guests at 11:30 on 20 June 2016, attendees will be able to tour the facilities and view live demonstrations.

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