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Jun 2017

New: Sea Survival Instructor course!

   We are offering a new exciting training course here, at Red Ensign: Sea Survival…


May 2017

New website, new logo!

We have a new website going live tomorrow, 18th May! We are very excited to have a new logo…


May 2017

New Chain Ferry or Floating Bridge No 6!

 Floating bridge number 6 is getting all prepared for service in the very near…


Apr 2017

Unique opportunity to join a Mainland Company who are looking for an Apprentice to start immediately

Unique opportunity to join a Mainland Company Based in Beaulieu who are looking for an Apprentice…


Apr 2017

Red Ensign at the Ocean Business Exhibition

Red Ensign was well represented at last week’s Ocean Business exhibition held at the National…


Mar 2017

Today: Use of the ROV to maintain Sea Trident!

 As part of its ongoing maintenance it is important to know the underwater condition of our…


Mar 2017

Red Ensign Apprenticeship Open Day

APPRENTICESHIP OPEN DAY – TUESDAY 7th MARCH at Red Ensign Training Centre To celebrate…


Jan 2017

Unique opportunity - Apprenticeship - SQA Level 2 in Maritime Studies (Rivers, Inland Waterways and Limited Distances to Sea) starting March 2017

Unique opportunity to join an Island based Company who are looking for an Apprentice to start in…


Jan 2017

Remembering Costa Concordia tragedy - 13 January 2012

5 years to the day Costa Concordia tragedy happened. The ship, carrying 4,252 people, was on the…


Dec 2016

STCW Refresher training

A recent IMO Circular (MSC.1/Circ.1560) has asked Port State Control Officers (PSCO) to take a…


Dec 2016

Hammerhead Crane, our “neighbour” – a piece of history

This week, the County Press dedicated an article to the iconic Hammerhead Crane, which is situated…


Nov 2016

Red Ensign use MMW Crest on Sea Trident funnels

Our ship, Sea Trident is using The Merchant Mariners Of Wight Ensign logo on both the…

News Archive

Friday, 30th September 2016
Sea Trident has a new gangway

Sea Trident has a new gangway! And today is being load tested with…

Friday, 12th August 2016
Price increase starting 5th September 2016

On 5th September 2016, our prices will go up by a small amount…

Friday, 5th August 2016
MV Sea Trident dressed overall ready for Cowes…

MV Sea Trident is moored alongside our training establishment in…

Monday, 1st August 2016
A big welcome to our new trainees!

We would like to welcome our new Apprentices from Seacat Services who…

Monday, 20th June 2016
Seafarers Awareness Week 20-26th June 2016

Seafarers Awareness Week, 20-26 June, will promote UK maritime job…

Friday, 17th June 2016
Seawork International

We very much enjoyed exhibiting this year at Seawork and it was great…

Wednesday, 15th June 2016
Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship Scheme

Seacat Services Invests In UK Offshore Wind Training…

Tuesday, 14th June 2016
Come and see us!

Our stand is ready and we are raring to go! Come and visit us at…

Sunday, 12th June 2016

We will be exhibiting at this years Seawork International. Seawork…

Monday, 18th April 2016
Our new training vessel EXPLORER has arrived!

MSV Explorer a South Boats Catamaran joins us ! 15.5 metres in…

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016

We are delighted to now offer two types of ROV courses. The ROV Short…

Monday, 1st February 2016
Our new office!!

Welcome to our now office! We are currently operating from the bridge…

Monday, 1st February 2016
Welcome to our new Apprentices

We would like to welcome our new Apprentices from Red Funnel who…

Wednesday, 27th January 2016
Update on Training

As many of you know there was a fire in the yard in which we are…

Friday, 15th January 2016
STCW Refresher Training (STCW Update Training)

The Manila Amendments as part of the STCW 2010 Convention are…

Tuesday, 3rd November 2015
Enclosed Space Training

injury of seafarers and shore personnel. More deaths occur onboard…

Tuesday, 27th October 2015
STCW Basic Safety Training 2015

Places available for STCW Basic Safety Training starting Monday 9th…