Ratings seminar Monday 10 July 2017 Held at 30 Park Street London SE1 9EQ Chair: Kevin Slade Introductory Remarks Kevin Slade highlighted the purpose of the seminar - Promote rating training and apprenticeships; Provide up to date information and guidance on the availability, coverage and funding for rating training and apprenticeship programmes; Identify the means
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,
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
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.
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?’
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