IIMS scoops Golden Shield award for its education programme

The IIMS distance learning commercial ship and yacht and small craft education programmes were recently nominated for an Award in the International Maritime Club’s Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2017 in the ‘Leading Maritime Training Institute’ category. And at the ceremony itself on Friday 15 September 2017 at the Lloyd’s Old Library in London, IIMS was announced as the winner in this category.

Vice President, Capt Zarir Irani, accompanied by Allen Brink, stepped in for IIMS CEO, Mike Schwarz, to receive the award.

Commenting on this award, Mike said, “After more than 15 years as a leading provider of distance learning education programmes in the marine surveying sector, it is remarkable and humbling to be recognised for the work we have been doing. Whilst one’s motivation is never to seek awards, rather it is to ensure we are delivering the best possible content to our students, it is heart-warming to know that others, independent from our organisation, should recognise and acknowledge our work; and we are most grateful.”

About the International Maritime Club:
The International Maritime Club has been serving the maritime industry for over 7 years. The club works for the conscious and continuous development of the vast maritime industry by acting as a platform where professionals from various sectors of the maritime industry come together under one roof to exchange knowledge and ideas on the maritime trade and industry. The membership of the club is limited to 365 drawn from the maritime community.

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