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Covid-19 Redundancy and Retraining Bursary Fund Launches

Covid-19 Redundancy and Retraining Bursary Fund Launches

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of industries to reluctantly close their doors temporarily with staff members being caught in this unprecedented wave of uncertainty, having to settle for the government furlough scheme or worse; redundancy.

We have joined forces with an alliance of maritime welfare charities Maritime Charities Group (MCG), the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) and Trinity House to launch a bursary fund solely catering...

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Fisherman’s Mission supports the Learn@Sea offer

Fisherman’s Mission supports the Learn@Sea offer

Our Learn@Sea courses have been created to cater for every seafarer across the maritime sector, whether you are a Bosun’s Mate or a Captain of a vessel. Everyone should feel they have the opportunity to gain an education at sea and our award-winning suite of courses helps fulfil that.

The key to making this a success is to spread the word as quickly as possible. Therefore we have collaborated with the Fisherman’s Mission, a Fisherman’s...

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Maritime English: An Introductory Guide

Maritime English: An Introductory Guide

In an industry that boasts a strong international presence, it is essential to have a common language that everyone on board a vessel can understand and communicate in.

Maritime English, also known as Standard Maritime Communication Phrases (SMCP), is the lingua franca at sea so to speak, and is vitally important for a multitude of reasons; the safety of the crew, the efficiency of daily tasks and the integrity of the ship.

By having specific...

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English@Sea Plus launches

English@Sea Plus launches

It is with very great pleasure that we announce the launch of English@Sea Plus.

By the end of this course, learners will have analysed and practised:

Understanding the main points of sentences.

Describing their experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions.

The most relevant grammar and vocabulary for fluent writing and speaking.

The course is jam-packed with audio and visual explanations.

We believe that ratings can increase their chances of...

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Coming Ashore Podcast Episode 10

Coming Ashore Podcast Episode 10 - Richard Wasson

On Episode 10 of the Coming Ashore podcast, Darrell Bate is joined by Coming Ashore mentor Richard Wasson.

Would you rather listen? Listen on Spotify and ITunes. Or watch on Youtube.

Click here to find out more about the Coming Ashore programme. Where you'll find professional guidance, mentorship and work experience opportunities for transitioning to a career on land.

Darrell Bate:

Well, hello, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another...

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