New Maritime Training Facility in Florida

(Press Release)
Thursday, July 14, 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 in the Fall of 2011. The Facility is strategically located next to 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 safety work aboard all types of vessels.
FMTA will conduct marine Fire-Fighting at the new state-of-the-art IRSC Fire Fighting Academy near their campus in Fort Pierce. For more information, visit

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