From major UK ferry organisations to international cruise and transportation companies, Clyde Marine Training works hand-in-hand with the UK’s largest shipping companies to train the next generation of Merchant Navy Officers.
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Marineco UK aims to supply high-quality Damen vessels to the offshore industry. All its vessels are fully crewed to STCW level, with an abundance of experience in all elements of marine operations and can operate 24/7 in any climate and location. Every vessel in its varied fleet is fully compliant with the MCA workboat code, BV class and IMCA. Several of its vessels have also passed the stringent ADNOC and Saudi Aramco inspections.
The Maritime Educational Foundation (MEF) is a shipping industry charitable organisation overseen by a board of trustees who represent Nautilus International, the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers union (RMT), several UK based shipping companies and the UK Chamber of Shipping.
The MEF strives to be a centre of excellence for seafarer training and provides support to the maritime sector for defined education and training purposes. It aims to provide ‘gold standard’ new entrant seafarer training programmes and further development opportunities for ratings and officers. It also provides funding support to specific activities and projects with identified outcomes that facilitate and promote the education and training of seafarers in maritime skills.
Norbulk Shipping Company is headquartered in Bermuda with management offices located in Glasgow, Riga, Helsingborg, Saint John NB, Genoa and St. Petersburg. The company is privately owned and its core business activity is technical ship management. The present managed fleet consists of LPG carriers, VLCCs, product and chemical tankers, Ro-Ros, refrigerated cargo container vessels and bulk carriers. Norbulk, through its operating subsidiaries, presently undertakes the full technical management of over 80 vessels.
All Norbulk offices and managed vessels follow the same operating procedures and adhere to the same operating standards. Norbulk redeploys senior staff between the various operating offices for career development purposes and to ensure a common company culture. Norbulk Shipping UK Ltd is the main operating office employing over 60 staff with a further 40 plus staff employed at its other offices.
Nordic American Offshore (UK) Ltd is a progressive owner of 10 newly built DP2 Platform Supply vessels operating in the UK and Norwegian continental shelf, eight of the vessels are the XBow design, with low fuel consumption that makes them very attractive to potential charterers. It has a variety of officers and crew on board including Norwegians, UK, Polish and Filipinos.
Formed in 1983 and located in Clydebank, Glasgow, Northern Marine is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stena AB, committed to providing the highest quality ship management services to its expanding list of high profile clients.
Managing a large and diverse fleet of ships, its trainees sail on modern and technically advanced deep sea vessels.
Northern Marine has been training British trainees since the 1980s and works very closely with all its blue-chip clients to provide quality training on board its managed vessels.
The company approach has always been to ‘grow their own’ and its sole motivation for training all trainees is to produce the highest quality of trained officers for its expanding fleet. Career paths to the most senior ranks on board are open to individuals with the passion, aptitude and commitment for a career at sea.
As a large modern ship operator, its multinational crews are reflected in its international training programmes. This provides trainees with a rich source of knowledge and experience, developing them into competent, capable and respected modern officers.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. With a combined fleet of 25 ships with approximately 50,400 berths, these brands offer itineraries to more than 510 destinations worldwide. The company will introduce seven additional ships through 2025 and has an option to introduce two additional ships for delivery in 2026 and 2027.