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COP26 presentation: Training for seafarers to evolve on path to Maritime 2050

19/11/2021 00:00:00 Seafarers are set to receive new training opportunities as the shipping industry transitions to using environmentally-friendly fuels in order to meet Maritime 2050 net-zero emission targets.

Maritime industry given map to future at COP26

12/11/2021 00:00:00 As the sun sets on a fantastic fortnight of events focusing the world on climate change and decarbonisation, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency are determined to keep the light on the progress made.

Maritime cadets to receive further COVID-19 funding as SMarT scheme extended

09/11/2021 00:00:00 Maritime cadets will continue to receive COVID-19 funding, with the training scheme extended once more. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has confirmed a further six-month extension to the Maritime Training (SMarT) Fund, for cadets unable to finish their training due to COVID.

Fishing vessel owner releases shocking video to show lifesaving ability of PFDs and safety equipment

02/11/2021 00:00:00 One ‘rogue wave’ and fisherman John, without a safety harness and PFD (Personal Flotation Device), would have been washed away, never to be seen – alive – again. Watch this video and tell us safety isn’t important.