École Nationale
Supérieure Maritime

French Maritime Academy


Ongoing training courses Captain 3000 Registrations

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Blue Growth European project funded by the Erasmus+ program

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The students join the French Maritime Academy after taking an entrance exam (O1MM-1st Class Officer and machinery watchkeeping officer/Chief Engineer 8000kW), by applying for the course (international bridge watchkeeping officer-OCQPI, preparatory course to OCQPI) or according to their qualifications (O1MM or electronician and merchant navy systems officer-OESMM).

Heir to the Hydrography schools, to Colbert, to the « Hydros », then to the Ecole Nationale de la Marine Marchande (ENMM), the French Maritime Academy (ENSM) provides high level training courses in the maritime and paramaritime sectors to Merchant Marine Officers.


Open days

Saturday November 27th 2021 :  French Maritime Academy online Open House
Saturday 8th January 2022 : Marseille
Saturday 15th January 2022 : Nantes
Saturday 22th January 2022 : Le Havre
Saturday 29th January 2022 : Saint-Malo, for OCQM/8000kW


October 2021 : Aquitec exhibition – Bordeaux
October 2021 : Salon Studyrama Grandes Ecoles – Rennes
November 2021 : Salon Studyrama Grandes Ecoles – Lyon
November 2021 : Salon Studyrama Grandes Ecoles  – Nantes
Novembre 2021 : Salon Studyrama Grandes Ecoles – Toulouse
December 2021 : Forum des Métiers de la Mer – Paris

(Depending on sanitary news, the format of events is likely to change)


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