Videotel  is a leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training programmes and a company of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI ). The Marine Learning Alliance is very proud to partner with Videotel and to be able to award credits toward a Bachelors or Master’s degree of science (BSc or MSc) to seafarers who have completed certain Videotel courses.

The MLA, part of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), issues degrees through the prestigious Plymouth University. The recently launched Sustainable Maritime Operations suite of programmes with both BSc Honours and MSc degrees, enables individuals who have completed Videotel courses to be given credit for prior learning and fast-track onto the programmes saving a substantial amount of time and cost in obtaining a qualification that will give individuals a highly desirable qualification and a leading edge in the competitive maritime industry.

Videotel’s training solutions are in use on more than 12,000 vessels worldwide, and include 950 new and updated titles to meet current seafarer training needs. The Videotel programmes are available in a range of formats, including 500+ e-Learning courses, more than twice the number of computer-based training (CBT) programmes offered by competitors. Videotel has been a leader in developing training material since 1973 when the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), the forerunner to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), wanted to improve the quality of training materials available to seafarers and called on the company’s services. Videotel has recorded more than 11 million training events in recent years, and its training programmes have been recognized with nearly 100 awards.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries  is a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communications systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 200,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on vessels, vehicles, and aircraft. KVH is also a leading news, music, and entertainment content provider to many industries including maritime, retail, and leisure. Videotel, a KVH company, is the market-leading provider of training films, computer-based training and e-Learning. KVH is based in Middletown, RI, with research, development, and manufacturing operations in Middletown, RI, and Tinley Park, IL. The company’s global presence includes offices in Belgium, Brazil, Cyprus, Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

KVH and Videotel are trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

Posidonia is a firm fixture for the global shipping industry. Every two years it is the essential place for serious business at the largest gathering in the shipping calendar.

Posidonia provides direct access to Greek shipping and the owners of the largest fleet under the control of any one national group, dominating the newbuilding orderbook and S&P market.

The Greek owned fleet continues its impressive growth. Over a twelve month period leading up to Posidonia 2014, over 25m dwt was added, the largest annual increase since 2008. Of some 700 shipping companies based in the Athens area, about 70 run fleets of 1m dwt or above.


 Stand 2.433 - Marine Learning Alliance is present at the IMarEST stand

Registrations are still open for enrolment on the Hydrographic Academy’s introductory module starting 23 May 2016.

Accredited by the University of Plymouth, qualifications are available in Hydrography for Professionals at both Masters and Bachelors levels. The courses uses innovative web app based learning technology to provide a time and cost effective study method that allows people to remain in their full-time jobs and gain career enhancing qualifications at the same time.

The first module introduces E-learning study and Charts, History of Oceanography and Surveying, Earth Structure, Maritime Law, Atmospheric Circulation and Tides and allows students to get used to working at their own speed in their own style.

With the Hydrographic Academy,


Your Learning, Your achievement, Your way!