The MPI Group is a publishing, training and marketing company that has been involved in the marine industry since 1981.
The MPI Group was originally formed to publish the well respected ship repair, maintenance and conversion magazine Drydock, which it still does to this day. Since those early days The MPI Group has produced a number of publications and delivered many training courses. This has given the group an impressive list of contacts and a detailed knowledge of the industry.
Corrodere Academy is the most advanced and innovative method of education and training for the surface treatment and coatings industry.
PCE International is a quarterly publication that continues to unite the International protective and marine coatings markets.
Fitz’s Atlas is the No.1 Resource for Coating Specialists, Inspectors and Surveyors Worldwide, serving as an invaluable companion for those working in the Coatings Industry.
Maritime Training Academy is an international leader in supplying distance-learning diplomas, with courses written and directed by experts in their field.
If you are involved in ship repair and maintenance afloat or in drydock you cannot afford to be without Drydock Magazine.
Satzuma Creative is a web & print design studio based in Peel House, Farnham. We work with many high profile clients and provide good quality design both quickly and affordably.
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Meet The MPI Group Team
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Publishing – Drydock & PCE International Magazines
Corrodere – Education and Training
Maritime Training Academy – Education and Training
Satzuma Creative – Design for Web & Print
- Petrochemical and refinery coating surveysby corrodere on January 5, 2021 at 9:00 am
Petrochemical plants and refineries are complex structures; so undertaking coating surveys can require astute planning, careful organisation and a team of specialists. Coating specifications in the petrochemical and refinery industry tend to cover the new build of the structure and ongoing maintenance. However, consideration must be given to checking the condition of coatings on pipes, racks, […]
- Maintaining standardsby corrodere on December 1, 2020 at 9:00 am
Close familiarity with international standards and test methods used in the protective coatings industry is a prerequisite for coating surveyors. Standards and test methods are relevant to assessing the condition of protective coatings and should be an integral part of the survey process, referenced and cited in the final report. They also provide the framework for a consistent method... […]
- Study Support For Our Studentsby MTA user on December 24, 2020 at 1:22 pm
Mental Health and Well-Being Studies have shown that learning new skills can boost confidence. This builds self-esteem, helping to create a healthy mind. Studying with Maritime Training Academy means our students are already on the right road to improving their mental health and well-being. However, we do recognise mental health issues are increasing throughout society The post Study Support For […]
- Questions and Answers with Sovrenby MTA user on November 23, 2020 at 11:14 am
How do you work with Maritime Training Academy? Sovren Crew recommend the Maritime Training Academy courses to Crew via Sovren Nautical Academy. What is the recruitment process? A captain or someone with a management position on board, yacht owner or management company will discuss with the SOVREN Crew team the vacancies they have onboard. The post Questions and Answers with Sovren appeared […]
- Boomsma Shipping installs two eConowind Flatrack...by Drydock Magazine on January 21, 2021 at 3:28 pm
Some eight months after signing the contract COVID-style, Boomsma Shipping has now installed its first two eConowind VentiFoil wind-assisted propulsion units. Even with the restrictions imposed by the pandemic, both companies worked closely together to manage the installation during a port call in Harlingen. The Dutch flagged Frisian Sea, a 6477dwt general cargo vessel has [...] The post Boomsma […]
- A ship caisson makeoverby Drydock Magazine on January 20, 2021 at 1:20 pm
In May 2020, the ship caisson for No 3 dock in Brest, France was subject to a technical shutdown and needed a total makeover. The 420m by 80m wide dock with a draft of up to 10.1m is one of the largest in Europe, and makes it particularly interesting for larger cruise vessels. Belzona’s Authorised [...] The post A ship caisson makeover appeared first on Drydock Magazine.
- HMG Paints gains Made in Britain accreditationby Satzuma-Creative on February 9, 2021 at 2:18 pm
HMG Paints, the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, have attained Made in Britain accreditation. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, the company will now carry the Made in Britain collective mark across its packaging and products along with its marketing materials and digital channels. The post HMG Paints gains Made in Britain accreditation appeared […]
- AkzoNobel acquires New Nautical Coatingsby Satzuma-Creative on February 9, 2021 at 2:17 pm
AkzoNobel is set to increase its presence in the North American yacht coatings market after agreeing to acquire New Nautical Coatings, owner of the premium Sea Hawk brand. The post AkzoNobel acquires New Nautical Coatings appeared first on PCE International.