FMTA to Offer Classes This Fall

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Florida has a new facility to develop and train Merchant Mariners. Florida Maritime Training Academy has submitted Basic Safety Training and Able Bodied Seaman courses to USCG National Maritime Center (NMC) for approval and expects to hold classes this coming fall. The training center is located near the Indian River Terminals in the Port of Fort Pierce. With access to the waterfront, the school will be able to conduct relevant, “hands-on” training to help establish and reinforce the skills to safely work aboard all types of vessels. FMTA will conduct marine Fire-Fighting at the new IRSC Fire Fighting Academy near the campus in Fort Pierce. For more information, visit www.fmta.com

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