WMU is one of the nine partners in the EU SeaTalk Project funded by the European Commission's Leonardo da Vinci program. The projects aims “to create a harmonized framework enabling seafarers to undergo common Maritime English training and National Authorities to assess their qualification levels; this facilitating workers' mobility due to an easier and common qualifications recognition system in the EU."
Centre for Factories of the Future
MarTEL partnership was created in order to respond to the research for the establishment of a standard for Maritime English. The project is concerned with the transfer of knowledge into new and innovative, media, features and materials with the ultimate aim of improving safety at sea.