OFFER: English Language Test for Offshore Workers

<img src="2009/offshore_test2.jpg" style="float: left.jpg" title="The Marlins English Language Test for the Offshore Industry is a new online test specifically tailored to the offshore industry with a safety focus. The test uses the same methodology as our hugely successful test for seafarers, which has been the industry standard for more than 10 years.

Designed for use in any location, for all nationalities and any level of English, you will get immediate results and certificate, with the results stored securely online in your companies account.

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INTERTANKO TOTS Initiative Seatrade Awards Short List

<img src="2009/seatrade.gif" style="float: left.jpg" title="Following the preliminary judging for the 2009 Seatrade Awards on 24 February, INTERTANKO's TOTS entry (Tanker Officer Training Standards) has been selected for inclusion in the short list in the "Investment in People" category.

The final selection of the award winners in each category will be made by the judges on 18 May, and the awards will be presented at the 21st Awards Ceremony Dinner to be held in the evening of 18 May 2009 in London's Guildhall.

We are delighted that TOTS has made it this far and extend our thanks to the TOTS Working Group of the Vetting Committee and to the Human Element in Shipping Committee.