The Norwegian Maritime Academy
Norwegian Maritime Academy (Norges Maritime Utdanningssenter AS, NMU) Located close to Horten – a small city 1 hour south of Oslo, offer traditional mandatory training according to standards by Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, and the international convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for seafarers STCW.
NMU’s new training facility for offshore and maritime personnel comprises of a brand new 1800-m2 “fire hall” and a swimming pool were personnel from offshore platforms and ships do all their fire, and search & rescue training.
Our staff consists of the very best of Captains, engineers, fire fighters, ship officers, doctors and medical personnel and instructors with hands on ship and offshore oilrig experience.
The swimming pool is heated and purpose made for Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET). In addition to HUET training, we also carry out full scale sea-rescue training with rafts in waves up to 1 meter in stormy and rainy conditions, all done in very realistic conditions!
The fire center has three large compartments, all equipped with various fire and personal equipment the participants can utilize during their training for “real time” scenarios. The fire center can occupied 75 people simultaneously, or split into smaller groups depending on training objective and requirement. A full size ships bridge with cabins, creeping channels and an engine room in addition to a full size helicopter-landing platform, will create extremely realistic fire and rescue training for course participants under supervising by our experienced staff.
NMU’s main objective is to offer all our customers the best training and learning facilities under safe and skillful learning conditions. We are certified according to ISO 9001:2008 standards, and with our ultimate focus on “continual improvement”, we will during 2014 implement 14001:2004 Environmental management Systems standards EMS, and finally OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.
NMU is located 32 km from Sandefjord airport Torp, 6 km from Horten, 12 km from Tønsberg and 97 km from Oslo.