8 Feb 2016
The Maritime Skills Academy has taken steps to widen its client portfolio and become an associate member of IMEC (international Maritime Employers Council).
The International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC) is the only international employers' organisation dedicated to maritime industrial relations. Established over fifty years ago, IMEC operate from offices in London, UK, and Manila in the Philippines and represent over 200 shipping companies located all over the world.
Its members are individual shipping companies, both owners and managers, large and small, operating all types of ships including dry bulk, container, cruise liners, livestock carriers, reefers and tankers. Together they operate more than 11,200 vessels registered in more than 60 different countries and employ in excess of 290,000 seafarers of 68 different nationalities.