Hong Kong: Anglo-Eastern have announced the establishment of the Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy in Mumbai, with the first intake of Cadets, straight out of High School, commencing in August, 2009.
‘“A long-time dream come true” said CEO Peter Cremers. Anglo-Eastern’s Maritime Academy sees the acquisition of an existing school set on a 53 acre site, including hostel capacity for 240 students. The site is situated in Karjat (near Mumbai) about an hour’s drive from the city of Navi Mumbai (New Bombay).The Anglo-Eastern Group has full technical management of close to 300 ships of all types and sizes, plus a further 70 odd for which it supplies crews only. The company employs nearly 11,000 seafarers of various nationalities and runs a 17,000 square foot training centre equipped with LNG, LPG, Chemical and Oil simulators, Shiphandling simulators, Engine simulator and a complete engine room workshop.