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Located in East Anglia region of England, Suffolk is an administrative county bordered by Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, and Essex counties and North Sea on the east side. The county town is Ipswich and other important towns are Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, and Felixstowe. The administrative county comprises Forest Heath, Saint Edmundsbury, Mid Suffolk, Babergh,  Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal and Waveney districts.

Well-known companies in Suffolk include Greene King, Branston Pickle, Birds Eye, Adnams Brewery, Bernard Matthews Farms and Huntley & Palmers to name a few. The UK horse racing industry is based in Newmarket area of Suffolk.

The Port of Felixstowe, in Felixstowe, Suffolk is the United Kingdom's biggest and busiest container port, and one of the largest in Europe dealing with over 48% of Britain's containerized trade. The port handles more than 4million TEUs and welcomes approximately 3,000 ships each year, including the largest container vessels. the port provides some of the deepest water close to the open sea of any European port. Around 17 shipping lines operate from Felixstowe, offering 33 services to and from over 700 ports around the world.

Based in Levington, on the River Orwell in Suffolk, Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) is a hub for cruising, racing and boat maintenance.  As well as multi-faceted workshops, two chandleries and eleven marine businesses onsite, SYH has the largest hoist capacity from Bridlington in Yorkshire to the Solent.  Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has 550 marina berths and additional swinging moorings.

One of the  marinas in Suffolk, Aberystwyth Marina offers 165 first class berths providing safe, secure and sheltered moorings for motor boats and yachts. The marina is at the heart of the historic fishing port on the 23 acre harbour site.

Online Career Oriented Int'l Trade Programs

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INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ACADEMY (ICC ACADEMY ONLINE) - International Trade and Trade Finance Certifications and Professional Designation from ICC Academy - ICC Academy is the training arm of the International Chamber of Commerce and delivers online certification and professional development services to meet the educational needs of banks, corporate and other organizations at the forefront of international trade. 

RYA Training Online

splash 100 SPLASH SEA SCHOOL - RYA TRAINING ONLINE - Located at Winchester (Hampshire) UK, Splash Sea School is an accredited RYA Training Centre and provides Online RYA Theory Courses for beginners or experienced sailors looking for an RYA certification at the comfort of home.

Merchant Navy & Maritime Training

ecc 100 EAST COAST COLLEGE (ECC), GREAT YARMOUTH & LOWESTOFT - Merchant Navy Training Programs, Apprenticeships & Professional Maritime Training at Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft Campuses in UK - East Coast College Offers a full range of vocational and traditional academic courses with integrated degree level opportunities.

OPITO & Offshore Training

nsts 100 NORTH SEA TRAINING SERVICES (NSTS), LOWESTOFT - OPITO Approved Medical and Emergency response Training Programs in Lowestoft, UK - Established in 1994 and located in Lowestoft, North Sea Training Services (NSTS) provides small boat training services and emergency Response vessel support to the Offshore Oil and Gas and Merchant shipping sectors. North Sea Training Services is an OPITO approved organization specializing in emergency response vessel operations.

Boatbuilding & RYA Training

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INTERNATIONAL BOAT BUILDING TRAINING COLLEGE (IBTC), LOWESTOFT - Boatbuilding, Woodworking, Joinery and Furniture Training & Boat Maintenance and Construction Short Courses in Lowestoft, UK - Building boats since 1975, International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC) has been originally set up to help Norfolk and Suffolk Broads yards get skilled graduates to manage their yards.

east anglian sea school 100 EAST ANGLIAN SEA SCHOOL, LEVINGTON - RYA Approved Yachting, Motor Boating, and Power Boating Courses in Levington, Suffolk Yacht Harbor - Founded in 1973 and located at Levington in Suffolk East Anglian Sea School provides training for sailing, motor cruising, power boating and dinghy sailing.