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Profile of UHI Millennium Institute-North Atlantic Fisheries College Marine Centre

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UHI Millennium Institute-North Atlantic Fisheries College Marine Centre
http://www.nafc.ac.uk/

College Profile

North Atlantic Fisheries College (NAFC) Marine Centre is a unique institute, which caters to the ever-evolving fishing industry. The NAFC is located in the Picturesque Scalloway, Shetland. Navigation and seamanship has been taught in the town for decades, as it is the hub of all major North Atlantic trading routes. The college was formally established in 1992.

NAFC has now diversified into a wide range of activities related to the the fisheries industries. Apart from offering facilities for training and research the centre, the college also offers enviornmental monitoring and quality control of the seafood products.

The centre has two main departments under it. The Shetland School Of Nautical Studies provides both short-term and long-term courses in Nautical studies, Marine engeneering, and General Engeneering. The courses are offered keeping in mind all national and international standards applicable in the given fields. Marine Science And Technology conducts courses related to aquaculture also offers world-class facilities for research, which include a well-stocked library, a hatchery, training vessels, and trawlers.

The college provides accommodation for its students and also arranges for placement in the industry. The campus also boasts of a seafood restaurant well-reputed for its specialty cuisine.


Campus Address(es)

UHI Millennium Institute-North Atlantic Fisheries College Marine Centre
Port Arthur, ZE1 0UN, Scalloway
Shetland
Tel: 01595 772000, Fax: 01595 772001

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