A collaboration on advanced maritime training has been agreed on between Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre (AEMTC) and GL Academy. The Principal of AEMTC, Capt. K.N. Deboo, Dr Hermann J. Klein, Member of the Executive Board Germanischer Lloyd, K. Seal, Risk Manager of AEMTC, and Dr Volkmar Wasmansdorff, Executive Vice President and Director Region Asia/Pacific with GL, signed the agreement. The first GL Academy course on "Ship Structures II" will be held in February. Further topics are scheduled for 2009.
The cooperation marks the beginning of an extensive collaboration to work jointly on a post-graduate diploma course in naval architecture. Additionally, value-added seminars and workshops for the maritime industry will be provided.
AEMTC was set up in 1994 and caters to the maritime and offshore training for personnel at all levels. Modern methods of teaching have been adopted, including simulation, hands-on workshop training, and web-based learning and assessment systems.
GL Academy is Germanischer Lloyd's advanced training institution in the maritime sector. In India, the contact between students, professors and Germanischer Lloyd is continuously being supported. The GL Academy regularly offers different maritime further education seminars.