The results of DNV's Maritime Academy 2021 trainings in the Americas underscores the value of the company's service to the industry.
DNV maintains one of the broadest portfolios of training courses for the maritime industry, and in 2021 the company received a near-perfect average score from the attendees of its courses offered by DNV's Maritime Academy Americas. Whether it was one of the many publicly available courses or private tailored training, the individuals from the roughly 50 companies who took part in the training courses offered by Maritime Academy Americas last year gave DNV an average assessment rating of 9 on a 10-scale.
DNV's Maritime Academy maintains an extensive training portfolio with courses applicable to all maritime industry sectors- from shipowners and managers to government agencies and flag administrations. - and regularly offers public training courses on a selection of its most popular and relevant topics, with its Internal Auditor ISM-ISPS-MLC and Designated Person Ashore (DPA) courses being among those most sought after. In 2021, utilizing DNV's vast global network, the company's best-practice approach, and its strength in digital services, Maritime Academy Americas provided all trainings in an entirely virtual format.
The right fit
With the commitment to add value, DNV's Maritime Academy will work to find the right training solution to fit any need, and new courses are always in development with the support of DNV experts. Where DNV's existing training courses may not suit a need in its format off-the-shelf, the company is prepared to tailor a course to suit the customer's specific requirements.
"DNV's Maritime Academy Americas provides a top-notch training service. From course coordination to training delivery, the Academy team goes above and beyond to support us," said Marco Fantasia, the Senior Director, Regulatory Compliance, Safety and Training at Norwegian Cruise Lines. "I personally have been through DNV's DPA [Designated Person Ashore] training and was extremely pleased with the experience. Whether it's one of our personnel joining a public course, or I am setting up an in-house training here, we are confident in the service we receive from DNV's Maritime Academy Americas."
Understanding the industry needs
The pace of change in the maritime industry is ever-increasing, and with it, so is the importance of building and maintaining competence. DNV's Maritime Academy is well-tuned to support individuals and companies to effectively improve business performance and achieve their goals by finding the best training solutions for their individual needs, preferences, and daily business.
"We see our Maritime Academy as a value-add, not just for our clients, but for the industry as a whole," said Antony DSouza, Executive Vice President and Regional Manager for Maritime Americas at DNV. "Understanding the market and our customers' needs is something that DNV takes great pride in, and it's an honor to see such overwhelmingly positive feedback from those who have trained with our Academy. We empower by delivering knowledge and reliable insights, allowing critical decisions to be made with confidence. It's rewarding to see that effort translate through our Maritime Academy training courses and the difference that it makes."