Maritime, Law, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Education & Maritime Vocational Training programs in Wales, UK
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Wales is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom and a country which is bordered by the Dee estuary, Liverpool Bay, the Irish Sea, the Severn estuary and the Bristol Channel, and England. Wales forms a westward extension of the island of Great Britain and famed for its strikingly rugged landscape. With over a population of 3 million, Wales was one of Celtic Europe’s most prominent political and cultural centers and continues to seek both greater independence and a distinct place in an integrated Europe.
Although Wales was shaken by the decline of coal mining, the country has developed a diversified economy. Tourism became an economic staple, with visitors drawn to Wales’s stately parks and castles as well as to cultural events highlighting the country’s celebrated musical and literary traditions.
Ports, Harbors & Marinas in Wales
Port of Cardiff is located on the north side of the Severn Estuary and has expertise in the handling of containers, steel, forest products, and bulk cargoes. The Port of Holyhead is located on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. Holyhead is a 24 hour, deep water, lock-free port, centrally located on the Irish Sea coast within easy reach of several major conurbations both in the UK & Ireland. The Port of Newport occupies a prime location to service the UK’s main industrial and commercial regions.
The Port of Barry, nine miles west of Cardiff, is a key facility for the region’s chemical industry, handling liquid bulks for major companies including Dow Corning. Barry also has considerable expertise in the handling of steel, scrap metal, containers, dry bulks, coal, and aggregates.
The Port of Holyhead is located on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The Port of Mostyn is located in North Wales in the outer estuary of the River Dee. Mostyn is one of the UK’s key offshore wind farm construction ports and offshore renewable energy clients which use the Port of Mostyn. Pembroke Port is an established deep water port and an existing major service provider for the UK’s energy industry.
Port of Talbot is one of few ports in the UK capable of handling cape-size vessels of up to 170,000 dwt. and comprises of the Tidal Harbour, which handles cape-size bulk vessels, and the docks, which can accommodate smaller heavy-lift, project, and general cargo vessels. Port of Swansea is ideally located to serve both the assembly and O&M needs of wind and tidal projects being developed in the Bristol Channel.
Other important harbors and marinas include - Aberaeron’s Harbourmaster, Porthmadog, Aberystwyth Marina, Cardiff Marina, and Hafan Pwllheli.
Online Career Oriented Int'l Trade Programs
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.
Maritime & Logistics Education (College Level)
BANGOR UNIVERSITY, BANGOR - Masters Degree Programs in Renewable Energy and Marine Protection & LLM Programs in Maritime Law and the Law of the Sea in Bangor, UK - Established in 1785, Founded in 1884, Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor) is a Welsh university located at the city of Bangor in North Wales and has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience.
CARDIFF UNIVERSITY, CARDIFF - Maritime Law, Shipping & Logistics Management, & Transport Education and Research - Cardiff University is recognized in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. Founded by Royal Charter in 1883, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research.
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY, SWANSEA - Law Programs in Maritime, Shipping, Trade Management Programs in Operations & SCM - Chartered in 1920, Swansea University is a research-led, third largest university in Wales, United Kingdom. With over 15,000 students and 2,500 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES, PONTYPRIDD - Logistics, Supply Chain & Procurement Management Education and, CIPS Training in Pontypridd - University of South Wales (USW) was established in 2013 resulting from a merger between two institutions of higher learning - University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport in Wales.
UNIVERSITY OF WALES TRINITY SAINT DAVID - Logistics Management Education and CILT (UK) Training in Deepcut (UK) and Online - The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen, under Lampeter’s Royal Charter of 1828.
Maritime Training (Vocational)
PEMBROKESHIRE COLLEGE, HAVERFORDWEST, PEMBROKESHIRE - Marine Engineering and Apprenticeships, MCA Engine Courses & RYA Approved Courses in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire - Established in 1990, Pembrokeshire College is is a further education college and the county's largest provider of a wide range of post-16 education, training and other services.
Maritime & RYA Training (Professional)
SEACOAST TRAINING, ANGLESEY - RYA Approved Powerboat, Marine Radio and First Aid Training & Other Courses in Anglesey, North Wales - Based in Anglesey Wales, Seacoast Training provides RYA Training programs in their yard with fully equipped heated classroom based at Gallows Point, Beaumaris where there’s also a chandlery, petrol station and several other marine based businesses.
WATERWISE MARINE TRAINING, PORTHMADOG - RYA Watercraft proficiency, Powerboat Handling, Radar, Radio and Diesel Engine Courses in Porthmadog - Cased in Porthmadog, Waterwise Marine Training offers RYA Training programs in company boat on your own boat. Originally based on the Menai Straits it was relocated to Madog Boat Yard in Porthmadog.