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: firstname.lastname@example.org
On June 15th, the NWA will be hosting a forum entitled “Towage: Reducing the Risks – Raising the Standards” in the Upper Deck Conference Room, from 10:30 – 13:30. Members are strongly encouraged to join – but all are welcome.
Following public consultation, the MCA has now published an updated version of the High Speed – Offshore Service Craft Code for vessels under 500 tonnes.
Workshop assembles workboat operators and leading maritime safety experts to scrutinise shortfalls in safety management procedure