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Polar Code training coming to Fort Lauderdale

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Superyacht Global and training partner Safe Arctic Technologies are offering a Polar Code training course for yacht crew April 9-12 in Fort Lauderdale.

The Polar Code has been under enforcement since Jan. 1 and requires all officers in charge of a navigational watch in polar waters to be Polar Code certified by July 1, 2018.

Upon successful completion of the course, trainees will obtain an STCW Polar Code Basic and/or Advanced certificate issued by the Swedish maritime authority, which is recognized by all flag states.

The course is sponsored by SeaXplorer by Amels. Instructors are professional mariners with Arctic icebreaker experience and masters of ice-classed cargo ships. Cost is $2,500.

To sign up, visit www.safearctic.com/courses.

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