CTS sign training agreement with CalMac

30th Mar 2021

Clyde Training Solutions (CTS) is proud to announce an exclusive multi-year safety training agreement with Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) to provide STCW Training to the ferry operator’s offshore workforce.

CTS (a Northern Marine Group subsidiary) will deliver a diverse course offering including Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques, Firefighting and Fire Prevention, Fast Rescue Boats Training and more from its international training centre in Clydebank, Glasgow.

The new contract builds on current service provision from CTS sister company Clyde Marine Training, which supports CalMac with management of its merchant navy officer cadet pool. 

CalMac runs 29 ferry routes to over 50 destinations, across 200 miles of Scotland's west coast. 

Kris McDonald, General Manager, CTS, said: “At Clyde Training Solutions we are uniquely able to deliver a comprehensive training offering to the maritime, offshore and renewables industries from our centrally located training centre. 

“With this exciting new agreement to provide STCW Update Training to Caledonian MacBrayne seafaring personnel we have added another premier operator to our growing list of clients. 

“I personally look forward to the relationship between CalMac and CTS growing stronger over the coming years.”

Christine Roberts, HR Director, Caledonian MacBrayne, said: "We are very much looking forward to working with Clyde Training Solutions. 

“This contract will allow our seafaring staff to receive mandatory training of the highest quality.”


Notes: Clyde Training Solutions (CTS) offer training for the maritime, offshore and renewables sectors, and are certified to the highest standards to deliver STCW, MCA, MNTB, OPITO & GWO approved and mandated courses.