A vessel is a combination of small factories and companies which have to be managed with a wide autonomy and with important responsibilities towards the vessel, the crew’s safety and the cargo on board.
The training courses provided by the ENSM have to comply with maritime safety and security, commercial issues and sustainable development.
All of these stakes require a high level of quality training. The training courses are followed up by on board time, mainly under French flag which is globally recognised as being one of the safest worldwide. It ranks sixth on the white list of the Memorandum de Paris
The development of research in the maritime safety and security sectors as well as the human factors and energy efficiency ones, are part of the school’s priorities.
The diplomas delivered by the ENSM allow to navigate on all seas, under all flags and on all types of merchant marine ships: carrier, oceanographic and seismic research, laying and maintenance of underwater cables, underwater engineering, drilling, Offshore professions, maintenance of Offshore wind farms and hydrokinetics installations, pilotage, towing, high seas assistance…
Listen to the testimony of a merchant maritime officer dedicated to safety at sea on France-Inter.
Read the article “Au cœur de l’ENSM, l’école de l’écume “, on L’Étudiant / 06-11-2017
Une jeune école historique
Ancrée dans ses territoires et ouverte à l’international
ENSM supports the International Association for Safety and Survival Training (IASST). It is registered by the French Sailing Federation for its preparation to high seas racing and by the Nautical Institute for its dynamic positioning trainings.
Conditions d’aptitude physique à la profession de marin
Vocational training and social advancement.
Formation continue et promotion sociale
Beyond the maritime and paramaritime sectors, the ENSM trains specialists in the safety and security, business risk and human factors sectors.