It was smooth sailing for the cruise industry in 2017, and whilst the year marked a milestone for the developing sector, we can expect to see even further growth in the years ahead.

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STCW stands for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. The worldwide convention ensures a high standard of training is achieved across the globe. The main purpose of the convention is to promote safety of life and property whilst at sea.

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Confined space work is one of the leading causes of occupational fatalities. Sadly, an average of fifteen people are killed, with many more seriously injured, in the UK whilst working in these environments each year.

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Working on a superyacht is the dream job for many, and with the industry growing rapidly every year, more and more yachts require professional, qualified yacht crew.

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Seahaven Maritime Academy is entering 2018 with a clear vision. In the next 12 months we will continue to develop our staff and ensure our students are content.

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Former marines, Steve Sparkes and Mick Dawson, are gearing up for an epic journey across the Pacific and we are delighted to announce that we have been given the honour of training the pair..

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STCW 2010 Manila amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers, 1978 which came into force on the 1st January 2017, bringing with it an array of training requirements.

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We had a great day on the water with our students on a recent Powerboat Level 2 Course. Newhaven Port in Sussex really is the ideal location for training and you never know what you are going to see.

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Tom, Denise and Harry are starting their driving courses today, with a view to taking their tests in a few weeks (or months) time. When they pass their test, there’s a job on offer to the best driver, so there will be competition and they need to impress their new boss.

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Many of us love to travel and spend our vacation on a cruise ship or somewhere near the ocean, lake, beach, or any body of water. However, we sometimes disregard the possible risks that might happen along the way.

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