Marine Industry Awards recognise GAC Training & Service Solutions’ contribution to the Irish maritime sector

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    5 July 2016



Partnership of GAC and the National College of Ireland singled out for innovative training solutions

Galway, Ireland – GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) has won Ireland’s Marine Industry Awards’ accolade for excellence in the provision of professional services to the maritime industry.

The award was presented by Liam Lacey, Director of the Irish Maritime Development Office, and Minister Michael Creed at the Radisson Blu Galway on 30 June during the SeaFest national maritime festival. It is testament to the range of innovative and cost-saving training solutions offered by the partnership between GAC and the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI).

Now in their second year, the Marine Industry Awards provide a voice for individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and development of the industry in Ireland while recognising the key functions within the industry that promote growth and sustainability.

The GTSS entry focused on its services ranging from port research & development studies, consultancy, bespoke training tailored to our clients’ specifications and the newly-launched GAC Global Training Providers’ Network.

James O’Byrne, General Manager of GTSS, says: “We are honoured to receive this prestigious award in recognition of the hard work and dedication of the entire GTSS team since our beginning in 2010. We look forward to what promises to be an exciting future ahead."