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MNTB Seminar: technology, connectivity and wellbeing

MNTB Seminar: technology, connectivity and wellbeing The MNTB Autumn Seminar took place on Wednesday 26th October and was a chance for industry to hear the work that the MNTB has been taking part in over the last year. Members of the team shared their work activities from the introduction of new Tanker Training Record Books, [...]

By |November 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Event, Latest|0 Comments

MNTB visits RFA ‘Fort Rosalie’

MNTB visits RFA ‘Fort Rosalie’ Kevin Slade, MNTB chairman, along with Glenys Jackson, Head of MNTB and Fena Boyle, MNTB Training and careers Co-ordinator, had a useful, interesting and enjoyable day on board the RFA Fort Rosalie as part of the ‘families and friends’ day, on Friday 29 July.  Guy Platten, UK Chamber of Shipping [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Latest|0 Comments

MNTB Course Recognition

An accolade of good practice in training provision The Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) is pleased to announce its first UK ‘Course Recognition’ award, which has been given to West Nautical Ltd. West Nautical Ltd, is a yacht management company that is providing a Yacht Captain’s Command and Control Simulator course to its yacht captains. [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Latest|0 Comments

The Hidden Seafarer

A celebration of maritime expertise in the City To mark Seafarers Awareness Week, the MNTB held an event to explore the varied roles of seafarers when they come ashore. Here, Fena Boyle, Training and Careers Coordinator blogs about these "hidden" seafarers All too often we ask the question ‘what have seafarers ever done for us?’ [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Event|0 Comments

Bringing maritime education back into our schools

A new future for maritime education I think most of us regret the demise of the GCSE in Nautical Studies as we entered the 21st century.  This valuable means for engaging school pupils and providing useful background and an introductory grounding into the industry was removed by the Department of Education(DoE), as it wasn’t deemed [...]

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Latest|0 Comments