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Topical Issue Debate -Maritime Training

Posted: July 14, 2016

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Acting Chairman (Deputy Maria Bailey): 

Deputies Martin Kenny, Martin Ferris, Micheál Martin (Leader of Opposition) and Thomas Pringle have three minutes each.

 

Deputy Martin Kenny:  

“More than 400 people who have been trained by the National Maritime College of Ireland over the past year or so now find that they are not being certified. If this situation is not resolved, all of these people will be out of work from 1 January 2017. They will be unable to take up positions in Ireland or anywhere else in the world. It is intolerable that these people cannot be employed on any vessel anywhere until they get this certification in place. There seems to be some kind of stand-off between the Marine Survey Office, which is part of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, and the National Maritime College of Ireland. We need to get this resolved as quickly as possible. Many of these people cannot go anywhere else in the world to get these courses. They took these courses in good faith and expected that everything would be all right. It is intolerable that they have been left out in the cold in this manner. I implore the Minister to sort out this problem as a matter of urgency. It needs to be done immediately in order that people can be reassured. No one is aware of any reason this situation has not been resolved up to now”

 

Deputy Martin Ferris : 

Up to 400 seafarers and 20 lecturers are poised to lose their jobs on 1 January 2017. Their jobs will be at risk unless we resolve a dispute between the National Maritime College of Ireland and the Marine Survey Office. In February 2015, the National Maritime College of Ireland made a submission to the Marine Survey Office seeking approval of a refresher course, but it has not yet received such approval. Following the Marine Survey Office’s failure to respond, the National Maritime College of Ireland approached the UK Marine and Coastguard Agency through a dedicated maritime offshore joint venture training company. The UK agency is highly regarded globally and has approved courses undertaken in a number of EU member states, including France, Spain, the Netherlands and Croatia. Every member state recognises the appropriate certificates issued by other member states. The seafaring upgrade that was carried out by the UK Marine and Coastguard Agency in conjunction with the National Maritime College of Ireland relates to on-board safety and basic seafaring safety skills. The Minister can resolve the stand-off that has developed as a consequence of all this. He needs to convince the Marine Survey Office of the legitimacy of the refresher courses that were provided by the UK Marine and Coastguard Agency. The agency, which is recognised globally, came here to provide these courses, and 400 seafarers took part in them.

 

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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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The Marine Industry Awards 2016

Posted: May 4, 2016

 

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A Message From The Head of College, Conor Mowlds

Posted: April 26, 2016

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The Marine Industry Awards 2016, in association with SeaFest, take place in the Radisson Blu Galway, on Thursday 30th June. The event promises to bring together all sub-sectors of the industry in Ireland, and highlight their important contribution to the Irish economy. The National Maritime College of Ireland are the proud patron of the event, and I encourage every one of you to enter and showcase your role.

 

Entering the awards is free and brings with it some fantastic PR opportunities.

 

  1. Benefits of entering include

 

  1. All finalists will be featured in the Sunday Business Post, while winners will have their photos published in a special post-awards report. There is also coverage on social media and local press.

 

  1. All finalists receive a special logo to use on promotional material.

 

  1. By winning you position yourself as a leader of the industry in Ireland.

 

  1. By entering you will get to work in front of key industry influencers that make up the judging panel.

 

  1. The awards night offers the opportunity to network with professionals from across the industry.

 

  1. Give your employees the recognition they deserve, and attract top recruits.

 

 

Entering is free and very easy, just visit http://www.marineawards.ie/enter-online.php, just visit or call Tommy on 01 524 2383 and he’ll be happy to help you. Don’t miss out on this amazing PR opportunity.

 

As an NMCI client you are also entitled to a special extended entries deadline of Friday 29th April at 17:00.

 

Best of luck, and I hope to see many of you there on the night.

 

Kind regards,

 

Conor Mowlds

Head of the National Maritime College of Ireland

 

 

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High Voltage

Posted: April 21, 2016

 

High Voltage (Management)

 

STCW’95 & non STCW’95

 

June 13th 2016

 

 

High Voltage (Management) is a 5 day course which gives seafarers the essential education and training in high voltage (HV) installations to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency requirements as set out in STCW 2010 Tables A-III/2 and A-III/6 for electrical, electronic and control systems at the management level.

 

The course focuses on both classroom and practical training on The National Maritime College of Irelands state of the art campus, located in Ringaskiddy Co. Cork. Our top notch training facilities as well as our highly experienced instructors allows our delegates the opportunity to achieve the following training outcomes:

                       

Management of HV operations on board a ship, including

Familiarization with HV Safety Rules.

Procedures and Legislation, Knowledge of Electrical Hazards.

Completion of Safety Records and Documentation.

 

 

Understanding the HV system and the maintenance of distribution capability, including

Operational and Safety Features.

Function of Protection Devices.

HV Switch Room Arrangements.

Analysing the Protection of Marine Distribution Systems.

Practical Maintenance.

 

 

Identification of faults within an HV system and reconfiguration of the system to maintain electrical supply, including

Identification of Fault Levels and Conditions,

Compiling and Implementing a Switching Plan to Isolate a High Voltage Distribution Fault.

  

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