Thursday 17th March 2016
Hoylake Sailing School will run the first specialist Workboat module for the STCW Master, Workboat, less than 500GT at Hoylake next month. The two week course will run from Monday 11th April - Friday 22nd. Hoylake staff have worked hard to produce the first syllabus for this course to be approved by the MCA, utilising course material submitted by various NWA members. Our thanks in particular go to Keith Cederholm who has coordinated this work on behalf of Hoylake Sailing School over the past couple of years, andto Andy Milligan for finally bring this course to fruition.
Any companies with potential candidates for this course should get in contact with Hoylake Sailing School - Tel No. 0151 632 4664, or by e-mail: email@example.com
Forthcoming Master, Less 500GT Specialist Workboat Modules planned at both JPMA Hoylake and Stream Marine, Glasgow
In a case of last of the Old Year and first of the New - we can report that Perth Harbour and Topbond Plc joined the NWA towards the end of 2016 and Riverside Thames Ltd, the tug and barge subsidiary of Cory Environmental have now joined us this week.
The NWA has developed this towage good practice guide at the request of the MCA to underpin and expand on the principles for safe towage as outlined in the towage section of the revised Workboat Code which is due for publication shortly.