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Setting the course for non-seafarers in our industry

A new elearning course – Introduction to Shipping – has been developed by Marlins and is aimed at non-mariners working in the shipping industry. Shipping relies on shore-based teams such as accountants, crewing personnel, travel agents, procurement teams, IT departments and operational personnel – most of whom will never have sailed yet they are essential to […]

Gas Detectors eLearning course in partnership with Martek Marine

PRESS RELEASE Marlins has partnered with Martek Marine to create a new elearning course on gas detectors, which aims to help seafarers identify hazards associated with enclosed space entry. A hot topic in the marine industry, exposure to unsafe atmospheric conditions represents one of the most serious hazards on board. Marlins’ new elearning course, which brings […]

Pipeline Inspection eLearning Course now available

A new global training course has been released to support the effective identification, inspection and maintenance of ship’s piping. “Pipeline Inspection” has been developed using the expertise of The Standard Club in loss prevention and based on the guidelines developed with RINA Services. It has been created by maritime technical training specialists, Marlins, to be easily […]

New eLearning Course in partnership with International Paint

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first new e-learning course of 2016, “Painting and Surfaces“. Developed in partnership with AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business, this new global training solution supports the effective onboard application and maintenance of marine coatings. Painting and Surfaces combines the expertise of AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business and its market leading […]

Humanitarian Response eLearning Course Release

Marlins is pleased to announce the launch of its new e-learning course, entitled ‘Humanitarian Response’. Developed in partnership with UK-based charity, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), this new e-learning course addresses the rescue of refugees and migrants at sea. The new course provides seafarers and shore personnel with: • An understanding of the reasons why […]

International Maritime English Conference in Malaysia

IMEC27 ended last week with a tribute to Peter Trenkner who is stepping down as Chair after 21 years at the helm. The 4 day conference included presentations and workshops on every aspect of Maritime English, including the use of technology for self study by seafarers. We were honoured to have IMO’s Head of Maritime Training […]

English Language Training at Teekay

Our International Trainers – Tandy and Kathryn – recently ran an intensive Maritime English Language training course at the Teekay Training Centre in Glasgow, UK. The bespoke 10-day course was developed specifically for a group of Spanish seafarers who needed to improve their overall English language level, including their spoken English competence. Using a highly […]

Holland America Group Seattle: first USA Marlins Approved Test Centre

Holland America Group’s Seattle office has become the first Marlins Approved Test Centre in the USA. Catherine Logie, Marlins Manager, recently completed an audit of the Seattle HA Group office. Their newly-acquired Approved Test Centre status enables HA Group’s Seattle office to offer onshore Marlins STCW Security and English Language testing to crew members from any of […]

2 New Approved Test Centres | India

Thursday 16 July, 2015 We are delighted to welcome two new Approved Test Centres in India: Girik Institute of Maritime Studies of Navi Mumbai Ryan Ship Management Pvt Ltd of Mumbai Mike Pearsall, Product Manager at Marlins, recently completed the two successful audits. Contact us if you are interested in joining the Marlins Approved Test Centre Network.

Human Rights at Sea partner with Marlins on new e-learning course

Monday 13 July, 2015       Marlins are pleased to announce our co-operation with UK-based charity, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), on the development and endorsement of a new e-learning course addressing the rescuing of migrants at sea. The new course, entitled “Humanitarian Response”, aims to provide learners with: • An understanding of the reasons […]