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GTSS win Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry award.

Posted: July 4, 2016

GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS) is delighted to have won the Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry award at the Marine Industry Awards 2016. Nineteen trophies were presented to the winners throughout the evening.

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Liam Lacey, Director, Irish Maritime Development Office and Michael Creed, T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine presented the Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services to the Marine Industry award to Jim O’Byrne, General Manager of GAC Training and Service Solutions.

 

 

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This year’s ceremony was held on June 30th, in association with SeaFest, at the Radisson Blu Galway Hotel. The evening was an enormous success, celebrating the growth and development of the industry in Ireland while recognising the key functions within the industry that promote growth and sustainability.

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Pictured above are; Jim O’Byrne, General Manager, Joy Gillen, Marketing Executive, and Conor Mowlds, Managing Director of GTSS at the NMCI.

 

To read more about all the award winner visit http://www.marineawards.ie/shortlist.php

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Port Safety and Security Awareness Training

Posted: March 15, 2016

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Port Safety and Security Awareness Training

April 7th 2016,

at the National Maritime College of Ireland

 

Course Aim:

 

The purpose of this 1 day course is to provide awareness training in Health & Safety, as outlined in the Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Dock Work published by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), for any person engaged in work activity in ports and docks facilities and

To provide awareness training in port security as required by the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

 

 

Course Objectives:

 

To promote a safety culture among the many diverse users of a port

To ensure that anyone directly involved in work activity in ports are aware of their

responsibilities under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of2005)

To ensure that all persons are aware of the hazardous nature of doc work

To ensure that all persons required to work on board ships are aware of the hazards to be encountered

To help in the assessment of risk arising in docks operations

To promote an understanding of the requirements of the ISPS Code

 

Course Content:

 

Introduction

Port Accident Statistics

Definitions

Legislation

Responsibilities

Managing Health and Safety in Ports

Hazards on Docks

Hazards on Board Ships

Port Security

 

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Don’t get caught out. The Manila Amendments are upon us.

Posted: March 4, 2016

Irish Seafarers and employers of Irish Seafarers, take note!!

 

The Manila Amendments are very clear, irrespective of the validity of your Certificate of Competency.

Our own legislation is very clear!

Marine Notice No. 02 of 2014 states:

Seafarers holding valid STCW certificates issued prior to 1st January 2012 will have to meet the new requirements in order for their certificates to be revalidated beyond 1st January 2017.

Certificates that have been presented for revalidation since 1st January 2012 have an expiry date of 31st December 2016.

Seafarers revalidating their Certificates of Competency (CoCs) will be required to submit additional evidence to ensure their CoC is valid for service after 31st December 2016.

 

In conforming to the provisions of STCW Convention Regulation 1/14, and section A-1/14, of the STCW Code, companies must ensure that seafarers assigned to any of their ships have received refresher/updating training as required by the convention.

If you or a member of your team is serving on board a ship and is qualified in any of the following, they must, as of the 1st of January 2017, have documentary evidence of either having completed the training course or updated their training within the last 5 years.

 

Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Table A-VI/1-1)

Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW Table A-VI/2-1)

Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/1-2)

Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW Table A-VI/3)

Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (STCW Table A-VI/2-2)

 

The law is very clear, do not put your career at risk, you cannot proceed to sea after January 1st 2017 without having complied with the Manila Amendments.

Book your training here at the NMCI. Courses are selling out quickly. All courses to June 2016 are now fully booked.

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Seafaring Safety Skills Presentation this Friday 4th March 11am at the NMCI

Posted: March 1, 2016

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STCW A-VI/6 (6) Cert of Proficiency for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

Posted: November 13, 2014

We are pleased to announce NMCI Services are offering a scheduled STCW A-VI/6 (6) Designated Security Duties course on Friday, December 12th  at the National Maritime College of Ireland.

It is intended that those attending this course will be serving seafarers that are likely to be designated with security duties in connection with the Ship Security Plan. Serving seafarers in this case would be currently serving at sea, or persons who would have their qualifications other than security training ‘in-date’. All interested parties must produce proof of seatime, by way of Discharge Book/Seaman’s Book. Declarations of Sea Service will not be accepted.

  • Venue: National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork
  • Time: All course participants must report to the NMCI reception no later than 08.45am on Friday 12th. Course will start at 0900hrs and finish at 1700hrs.
  • Cost pp: €220

 

Bookings may be made online at the following link: STCW DSD

For all related course enquiries please contact us at services@nmci.ie

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