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.

Our Brands

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.

Who We Work With

Meet The MPI Group Team

Central Support Team

Andrew Deere

Andrew Deere

Managing Director

Emma Hardy

Emma Hardy

Office Manager / PA

Claire Long

Claire Long

Finance Manager

Laura Gurney

Laura Gurney

Accounts Payable

Claire Upton

Claire Upton

Accounts Receivable

Joanna Dyson-Thomas

Joanna Dyson-Thomas

Office Assistant

Publishing – Drydock & PCE International Magazines

Mark Langdon

Mark Langdon

Editorial

Mike Garside

Mike Garside

Editorial Consultant

Nick Carugati

Nick Carugati

Advertising Manager

Corrodere – Education and Training

David Eyre

David Eyre

Project Manager

Lucy Pavia

Lucy Pavia

Account Manager

Caroline Shaw

Caroline Shaw

Course Manager

Meena Tipson

Meena Tipson

Global Account Manager

Maritime Training Academy – Education and Training

Nicola Deere

Nicola Deere

Account Manager

Beth Cook

Beth Cook

Account Manager

Matthew Elliott

Matthew Elliott

Account Manager

Satzuma Creative – Design for Web & Print

Tatum Le Patourel

Tatum Le Patourel

Studio Manager

Joshua O'Sullivan

Joshua O'Sullivan

Creative Designer

Latest News

  • Petrochemical and refinery coating surveys
    by 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 standards
    by 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... […]

  • Maritime Training Academy launches new Offshore...
    by MTA user on March 22, 2021 at 5:32 pm

    Maritime Training Academy has recently launched our new Offshore Wind Energy Diploma which is due to start April 1st.  In line with all our other Diploma courses it is delivered online and consists of 8 modules, which can be downloaded and saved for future reference. We spoke to Ian Biles, Maritime Training Academy’s Managing Director The post Maritime Training Academy launches new Offshore […]

  • How To Interview During A Pandemic – Advice...
    by MTA user on March 5, 2021 at 9:41 am

    2021 is an exciting year for Ed, who has recently taken the bold step to launch a new Superyacht recruitment company, SYR. SYR is a global marine recruitment agency specialising in Superyachts, High Performance Craft and Innovative Maritime Technology. MTA and SYR have joined forces and Ed has this great advice for anyone participating in The post How To Interview During A Pandemic – Advice […]

  • 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 makeover
    by 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.

  • The next generation moisture cure polyurethanes
    by Mark Langdon on March 10, 2021 at 11:07 am

    Perry Poppelaars, Director of Recoat UK Ltd, distributor for Steelpaint in the United Kingdom explains how Steelpaint, a German coatings manufacturer specialising in moisture cure polyurethanes, managed to reinvent MCPU technology and extend its life for the next decades to come. The post The next generation moisture cure polyurethanes appeared first on PCE International.

  • Shaping a brighter future
    by Mark Langdon on March 10, 2021 at 9:38 am

    In Hempel's new strategy, Double Impact, Lars Peterssen, Group President & CEO, Hempel A/S, explains how Hempel has defined the timeframe and path for how the company can contribute to a brighter future with sustainable coating solutions. The post Shaping a brighter future appeared first on PCE International.

Contact The MPI Group

Telephone:

01252 732 220

Address:

MPI Group
Peel House
Upper South View
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7JN
UK

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