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Trainees visit Hamburg Süd ship

5 September 2017 The ship management of Santa Ursula invited 5 MTC trainees to visit the ship during its crew change off Tarawa. Read below the account from the trainees: Being in the MTC is like being on board a … Continue reading

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Award for MTC’s Japanese Teacher

1 September 2017 Last Tuesday, 29 August, Kakiata Tonana, Japanese Teacher at MTC, was honoured for teaching the Japanese language and culture at MTC for more than 10 years. Masahiro Omura, Japanese Ambassador to Kiribati, presented the award for “meritorious … Continue reading

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Donation of tools and equipment to MTC

22 August 2017 In July, a 20-ft container loaded with fire hoses, tool boxes, safety shoes and a many other items arrived at MTC. The German shipowners in Hamburg, represented by SPMS, sent equipment worth more than 15,000 AUD as … Continue reading

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50 years Marine Training Centre Tarawa

24 July 2017 The week from 17 to 23 July saw the celebration of 50 successful years of training at MTC. Over the years, more than 5000 young men have found employment through their training at MTC. Delegations from New … Continue reading

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Signing of a funding agreement

18 May 2017 Germany supports the upgrade of MTC’s library by funding the procurement of more than 140 books, worth 14,500 AUD. Gerhard Thiedemann, German ambassador to Kiribati, Bwakura Metutera Timeon, Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, and Malte Pertiet, … Continue reading

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Donation of wires to MTC

1 November 2016 SPMS partner Hamburg Süd donated several coils of steel wire during a crew change off Tarawa. Malte Pertiet, MTC Captain Superintendent, expresses his gratitude to the donators: “Thanks to the generous donation of of steel wire, landed … Continue reading

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Change of command

1 October 2016 On 1 October 2016 Boro Lucic handed the command of MTC over to Malte Pertiet. Boro Lucic changed to an advisory role for both MTC and Marine Division. Boro Lucic was employed by SPMS for more than … Continue reading

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