MEF

Maritime Cadetships with The Maritime Educational Foundation (MEF)

MEF is a shipping industry charitable organisation overseen by a board of Trustees who represent several UK based shipping companies.

“Our aim is to sponsor a number of officer trainees each year, recruited and managed by contracted training management organisations. Each year we aim to sponsor a number of officer trainees. These trainees will be recruited and managed by our chosen contracted training providers, with their training directed by the MEF Officer Training Good Practice Guidelines.”

The Maritime Educational Foundation (MEF) is a shipping industry charitable organisation, overseen by a board of Trustees who represent Nautilus International, the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers union (RMT), several UK based shipping companies, and the UK Chamber of Shipping.
Managed day to day by the Merchant Navy Training Board, we strive to be a centre of excellence for new entrant seafarer training and provide support to the maritime sector for defined education and training purposes. Supporting Rating and Officer training and development, while providing funding support to specific activities and projects that aim to facilitate and promote the education of UK seafarers in maritime skills.

Chiltern Maritime

For over 30 years Chiltern Maritime has remained the UK’s foremost provider of Merchant Navy Officer Cadetships.

Government approved, we have been assisting Maritime charities and commercial marine organisations to invest into Deck, Engineering and Electro-Technical Officer Cadets, qualifying some of the highest calibre graduates, highly sought after within the industry.

Proud to have supported thousands upon thousands of Cadets now working throughout the industry worldwide, Chiltern continues to offer some of the best training available to the British Merchant Navy today. Establishing a first class reputation, each year we now support over 350 Cadets of the highest standard within the Maritime industry.

Proud to serve some of he most prestigious names in the maritime industry.

TechnipFMC

TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore/offshore and surface projects.

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MSC

MSC Cruises is the world’s 4th largest cruise line and largest privately-owned cruise company in the Mediterranean, South America & South Africa.

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Zodiac Maritime

Zodiac Maritime Ltd. is an international ship management company, in London with representative offices in Shanghai, Tokyo and Mumbai.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred Olsen Cruises operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.

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Condor Ferries

Condor Ferries operate a fleet of modern ships both conventional and Fast Ferries that are able to carry virtually any type of cargo.

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NYK

NYK's Shipping Management Division is the world's largest PTE Ship Management ocean carrier with a fleet of just under 600000 car capacity.

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Döhle Yachts

Döhle Yachts provide a comprehensive range of services to the superyacht industry and to many of the best known, most valuable and admired yachts in the world.

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Holland America Line

Holland America Line is an American/British owned cruise line; a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc.

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Maersk Supply Service

Maersk Supply Service is a leading provider of global offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the energy sector worldwide.

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Teekay Gas

A global leader in the marine midstream space. Teekay provides a comprehensive set of marine services to the world's leading oil and gas companies.

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