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The Green Marine Technology Edition

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It is also looking at several other oppor- either compete for the remaining jobs, ronmentally friendly, budget-friendly, ing of corporate training, and creat- tunities to expand simulation courses. or move into other segments of the ma- and low impact method of transport- ing more efficient mariners. These “If you’re not moving forward, you’re rine industry. ing goods around the world. It also areas are all key to future growth as moving backwards,” is the philosophy, There are growth opportunities, as remains one of the most sought after the ships may be getting larger, but and MPT strives to maintain a high level international regulations are not going methods of exploring the world. With crew size is getting smaller. More effi- of technology via a constant evaluation away, nor is the efficiency of maritime that, training opportunities exist with ciency, more technological ability, and and upgrade process. It is looking at its commerce being challenged any time port development, man power creation a higher level of competence are vital databases, courses, and assessments con- soon. Shipping remains the most envi- in developing countries, streamlin- for future growth.

stantly. Software and hardware upgrades occur at least twice a year.

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