European projects


The French Maritime  Academy’s application, associated to European partners, has been accepted for two European projects:

  • The European project “SKILLSEA” or “Futureproof Skills for the Maritime Transport Sector”
  • The European project “CMES West-Med” or “Common Maritime Education Standards in the West Mediterranean”.



The SkillSea project aims to ensure that Europe’s maritime professionals possess key digital, green and soft management skills for the rapidly-changing maritime labour market. It seeks to not only produce a sustainable skills strategy, but also to increase the number of these professionals – enhancing the safety and efficiency.

The future-proof project is developed by the industry’s social partners, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and is comprised of a consortium from national maritime authorities, shipping companies, shipowners’ associations, maritime trade unions and maritime education providers from 16 countries in Europe. SkillSae is funded by Erasmus+.

Look for more information at the project website:

Read the press release : click here

Read newsletters : click here

Read information file : click here


Follow SkillSea on social networks :




Contact at the Academy : Gersende Le Dimna 

CMES West-Med

The CMES West-Med project, Common Maritime Education Standards in the West Mediterranean, aims at establishing a pertaining network of maritime academies, public authorities and private actors from maritime transport in the Mediterranean sector. The network relies on the commitment to adopt a common methodology to develop new training courses for seafarers.The French Maritime Academy is associated to two training centres ; the Italian “Fondazione Accademia Italiana della Marina Mercantile » and the “Institut Méditerranéen de Formation aux Métiers Maritimes” (IMFMM) in Tunisia.
The project will last two years from 1st January 2019. The total budget is €500,000.


Read the newsletters :

Newsletter n°1

Newsletter n°2

Newsletter n°3

Newsletter n°4

Watch the video presenting the project :  click here

Watch  instructor-assessor training video, by Caroline Pons : click here

Read press release about the european project about the support and the development of maritime economy: click here

Read press release about instructor-assessor training by Caroline Pons : click here

Follow CMES West-Med on social networks :



Contact at the Academy : Caroline Pons