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Captain Julius Valladares Joins Galileo

Captain Julius Valladares Joins Galileo

Galileo Maritime Academy appoints Captain Julius Valladares to head its’ MCA commercial courses and bridge simulator school in Phuket. The appointment of Capt. Julius Valladares as Director of Training and Internal Audit at Galileo marks the start of its’ planned...
Raising The Standards of Thai Marine Operations

Raising The Standards of Thai Marine Operations

Small Vessel “Safety at Sea” – International standards meeting local needs. The origins and objectives of Galileo Maritime Academy, Class Act Media and the Thai Yachting Business Association (TYBA) joining forces to raise the standard of Thai marine operations Click...
Cruise Connect Summit 2018

Cruise Connect Summit 2018

A 50 percent growth in the global cruise fleet in recent times has posed a major challenge for the availability of a competent crew. The Cruise Connect Summit and Crew Connect Global, held at Manila from November 5th to 7th, revealed a massive challenge. Click here to...
World Class Training Facilities

World Class Training Facilities

Galileo Maritime Academy is receiving much recognition around the world for the quality of the training delivered to seafarers across the merchant shipping, offshore oil & gas, cruise ship, and superyacht industries. Positioned as the only maritime academy in the...
Crew Training Standards in Thailand

Crew Training Standards in Thailand

In July 2017 Galileo Maritime Academy, an MCA accredited professional seafarer training center based in Phuket, Thailand, proposed that Thailand could adopt a modified version of the MGN 280 training standards. These crew training standards have been developed and...
New Crew Training Center Opens

New Crew Training Center Opens

Galileo Maritime Academy has this month announced the completion of its’ new architect designed professional crew training center and crew residence in Phuket, Thailand. The “T” shaped buildings comprise state-of-the-art training and recreation rooms, a seafarer...
Galileo’s Vision

Galileo’s Vision

The story in 2011 when a Royal Navy engineer flew to Thailand and had the vision to start a school for superyacht crew. He could see Asia growing fast as a maritime destination for charter superyachts as well as for cruise and merchant shipping. The crew, he thought,...
What is so special about MCA certification

What is so special about MCA certification

I am often asked “ What is so special about MCA certification?” so I thought I would set out some good reasons why Galileo Maritime Academy has invested heavily over the last three years to become the MCA seafarer training flagship in the Asia Pacific region. Download...

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