Spanish Maritime Cluster recognizes DNV GL’s Maritime Academy

(MADRID) — DNV GL’s Maritime Academy has been recognized for its training program by the Spanish Maritime Cluster. DNV GL received the Impulso a la Formación award, in recognition of the maritime academy’s efforts in the maritime training sector in Spain. The award is under the patronage of King Felipe VI and honors initiatives that improve training programs and promote the development of new opportunities for professionals in the Spanish maritime sector. It also rewards projects that enable professionals to more easily move careers to a new maritime subsector.

“We feel very honored to receive this award. It acknowledges our commitment to share the knowledge and expertise available in DNV GL with our customers and encourages us to find new ways to help customers keep up to date and make more informed business decisions," says Maite Pisabarro-Castanedo, manager of the Maritime Academy Spain.

The demand for training courses is steadily growing in Spain. “We are still a maritime nation and the task of re-industrializing the country needs to be taken seriously," Alejandro Aznar, president of the Spanish Maritime Cluster, stressed at the award ceremony in Madrid.

The DNV GL Maritime Academy Spain has trained more than 400 professionals over the past two years. The courses focus on preparing clients for the challenges posed by changes in the market or current and upcoming regulatory requirements. DNV GL’s work in Spain was also recognized by the Spanish Naval Architects Association (AINE). It recently presented DNV GL with an award for the best company linked to the maritime sector. 

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By Professional Mariner Staff