VMT has joined leading European organizations to improve emergency response and survival training for small craft operators in Arctic waters. The EU-funded SMACS project aims to make the Arctic a safer location for small craft maritime activity, by developing a safety and emergency response training programme specifically focused on the needs of Arctic small craft mariners. With funding from the Northern Periphery Program, Cork Institute of Technology through The Nimbus Centre and the National Maritime College of Ireland are leading a team to produce an Arctic operations training program for use throughout northern Europe. READ MORE