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Celebrating 25 years of Maritime Services International

Celebrating 25 years of Maritime Services International

Maritime Services International is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To start the celebrations, they held a cocktail party near Nice, to thank all those who have supported the group over the years including some very senior industry figures. Managing
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Maritime Training Academy launches unique Superyacht Surveying Diploma course

Maritime Training Academy launches unique Superyacht Surveying Diploma course

  Superyachts – glamorous, opulent, seen in all the world’s most exclusive marinas. But, with size comes big risks. And that is where the qualified Superyacht Surveyor comes in. The Maritime Training Academy is launching a new and unique qualification
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Changes to Legislation & Port State Control

Changes to Legislation & Port State Control

A small change in legislation has had a big impact on business within the shipping industry. From 1st January last year (2015), MARPOL, short for Marine Pollution, has amended Section 14 of their International Code, to reduce permitted sulphur emissions
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Building Your Own Boat

Building Your Own Boat

If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most. (E. B. White) Those who have spent many years afloat, or work in the industry, may
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STOP THAT YACHT!  – The rise in Superyacht Detention

STOP THAT YACHT! – The rise in Superyacht Detention

The detention of a superyacht by Port State Control can have disastrous consequences for all associated with the vessel, both in terms of financial loss and damage to reputation. Whilst the immediate impact will be disruption to charter, even after
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A Shortage of Seafarers

A Shortage of Seafarers

A huge shortage of seafarers is predicted over the next 5-10 years, meaning competition will be fierce for trained and competent workers. Labelled the ‘War for Talent’, the lack of available trained staff is likely to cause a hike in
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Ask The Experts #1: Interview with Jayan Pillai – LNG Shipping Author & Course Director

Ask The Experts #1: Interview with Jayan Pillai – LNG Shipping Author & Course Director

Last week, we caught up with the charismatic, Jayan Pillai, to get his view on the rapidly growing LNG shipping industry. His knowledge and experience are respected internationally as a trainer, inspector, author and consultant. We were interested to learn
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Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our New Website!

We thought it was time for a brand new, smarter site, in line with our launch of new courses and course material. We at Maritime Training Academy want visitors to our website to feel welcome, informed and inspired to study.
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Boatshed and Maritime Training Academy

At Boatshed we understand the importance of training, education and building a sound foundation into the Marine Industry, with over 16 years experience in Yacht Brokerage and having over 50 offices plus sales agents around the world we also understand
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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Maritime Training Academy are in no way linked to, or have any association with Marine Training Institute, 5 Maritime Street, Maritime Building, Belfast BT1 3LP , United Kingdom. If you’re contacted by Mrs Maurice Flatom of this Company please
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