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MITAGS-PMI received the 2017 Plimsoll Award for Outstanding Service by an Organization

The award recognizes the schools’ Navigation Skills Assessment Program (NSAP®)

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Lloyd’s List Finalist!

NSAP® has been selected as one of just four finalists for the Training Award from Lloyd's List Americas Awards 2017.

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NSAP® now recognized within the OCIMF’s Tanker Management and Self-Assessment 3

We are very happy to report that the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has recently released the TMSA 3 which now includes both a requirement for and recognition of Competency Assessment Programs to ensure that Masters and Navigation Officers maintain core and specialist skills.

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Council of American Master Mariners

The MITAGS-PMI Executive Director, Mr. Glen Paine will be presenting the NSAP® during the annual Council of American Master Mariners and IFSMA meetings in April at MITAGS.

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NSAP nominated for 2017 Samuel Plimsoll Award

The Navigation Skills Assessment Program was recently nominated for a 2017 Samuel Plimsoll Award through Professional Mariner Magazine.

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The NSAP Community is growing again!

The Navigation Skills Assessment Program® is pleased to welcome the following organizations and companies to the growing NSAP® community:

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Waterway Transportation Group

Mariner Competence and the Navigation Skills Assessment Program presented at the Waterway Transport (Safety) Group in Anaheim, California.

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International tanker operator safety forum

Navigation Skills Assessment Program presented at the International Tanker Operator Safety Forum aboard HQS Wellington in London, UK. CAPT Bill Anderson, NSAP® Director and Director of the Pacific Maritime Institute, spoke about the NSAP® recently at the Informal Tanker Operators Safety Forum (ITOSF).

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NSAP® Summit 2016

Navigation Skills Assessment Program conducted its 2016 NSAP® Summit at MITAGS in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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NSAP® Director, Bill Anderson Jr., presents at Worldwide Ferry Safety Association Conference

Mr. Anderson described MITAGS-PMI's highly successful Navigation Skills Assessment Program (NSAP®), which provides objective assessments of deck officers’ capabilities, and also explained that a comparable program is now being developed for engine room officers.

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