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Marine Skills Competition

NSCC Nautical Institute’s annual Marine Skills Competition is an exciting part of our Cadet’s journey. An opportunity to test their seamanship abilities, knowledge, and leadership as they work in teams, competing in nautical and engineering skill challenges while promoting a culture of safety.

NSCC Nautical Institute Marine Skills Competition 2022

 Thank you sponsors

Thank you event sponsors for your continued generous support which makes these events possible. A special thank you also for providing welcoming and rich learning experiences for our Cadets while they serve on ships for their sea training.

Master/Chief Sponsor 

Algoma Central Corperation owns and operates the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers operating on the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Waterway, including self-unloading dry-bulk carriers, gearless dry-bulk carriers and product tankers. Algoma also owns ocean self-unloading dry-bulk vessels operating in international markets and a 50% interest in NovaAlgoma, which includes a diversified portfolio of dry-bulk fleets operating internationally.

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Officer Sponsors

Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL) has been a leader in marine services for over 50 years. As part of JDI Integrated Logistics we partner with our family of companies to provide comprehensive and customized transportation solutions to high-profile companies in a variety of industries. As a customer-centric company, we are committed to thoroughly understanding your marine transportation needs, and providing best solutions. Guiding our efforts are four, simple, customer-facing priorities: Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation. We are Canadian-owned and operated. With a history of professionalism and safe service, industry-leading QHSE certifications, an innovative approach to vessel design and personnel training, and a focus on continually expanding the areas we serve, ATL brings successful marine transportation solutions to our customers around the world.


The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) of Montreal, Canada is a world-leading provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services. Through its major operating divisions, Canada Steamship Lines, CSL Americas, CSL Australia, CSL Asia and CSL Europe, CSL owns and operates a highly diversified fleet of specialized self-unloading vessels, off-shore transshippers and Handysize bulk carriers, and delivers more than 78 million tonnes of cargo to industrial customers annually. CSL’s history can be traced back to 1845. At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company.


CIMarE was incorporated April 30, 1976 to advance and promote in Canada the science and practice of marine engineering, naval engineering, ocean engineering, marine electrical and electronic, control engineering and other associated professions.


Desgagnés is a driving force in Canadian and International merchant marine operations, reputed for the excellence of its maritime and land operations. It is headquartered in Quebec City, with subsidiaries at major Canadian ports, in the Middle and Lower North Shore regions, and in the Eastern Canadian Arctic. With its tankers, cargo vessels, passenger and cargo carriers, Ro/Ro, and tugboats, with its charter, ship repair, refloating, heavy machinery rental, and road transportation services, Desgagnés stands as a leader in merchant marine operations.


Horizon Maritime has operations in both Norway and across Canada and is positioned to serve both the unique challenges of our Canadian waters as well as harsh and deep water environments around the globe. Our company is built on a foundation of trust and integrity, driven and developed by energetic, hands-on professionals in a collaborative environment. Our value streams support the Canadian and global marine industry with Offshore and Inshore Operations, Vessel Crewing, Logistics and Vessel Management, all while supported by an unwavering commitment to health and safety. We recognize, partner with, mentor, and hire from traditionally underrepresented groups, as such we are an equal opportunity employer and support the development of our people through training and mentoring. We also work closely with many Universities and Colleges in Canada to create meaningful opportunities for students and graduates both on and offshore.
Master Mariners of Canada is a professional association for those qualified to command. It was established to encourage and maintain high and honourable standards within the nautical profession, further the efficiency of the Sea Service, and uphold the status, dignity, and prestige of Master Mariners.


Marine Atlantic, headquartered in St. John’s, NL, is a federal Crown Corporation tasked with fulfilling the constitutional mandate of offering a freight and passenger service between North Sydney, NS, and Port aux Basques, NL. Marine Atlantic provides ferry services on two routes: a year-round 96 nautical mile daily ferry service between Port aux Basques and North Sydney and a seasonal 280 nautical mile ferry service between Argentia, NL and North Sydney. To fulfill its mandate, Marine Atlantic operates a fleet of four ice-class ferries: the MV Blue Puttees, MV Highlanders, MV Atlantic Vision, and MV Leif Ericson.


Ocean has been supporting our clients in building the marine world of tomorrow, for over 45 years. Our range of marine services is the most comprehensive in the industry and meets various needs including harbour towing, salvage, ship construction and repair, marine transportation, dredging and specialized marine equipment rental. We are committed to providing eco-conscious, top-quality services to our clients and a stimulating, respectful and safe environment to our employees, while maintaining healthy profitability in order to support the investments required for our development.

Crew Sponsor 

The Atlantic Pilotage Authority (APA) provides a safe and efficient pilotage service to the marine community in Atlantic Canada. Our highly skilled marine pilots handle a wide variety of ships ranging from small foreign fishing vessels to some of the largest supertankers afloat. They, with the support of our pilot boat crew, make a vital contribution to the protection of the environment, to safeguarding the lives of mariners, and to preserving and promoting the economic wellbeing of the ports. Operating in over 30 ports across Atlantic Canada, we take pride in our longstanding tradition for providing a valuable pilotage service.

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