Delgado Hosting Groundbreaking For Maritime And Industrial Training Center
NEW ORLEANS – Delgado Community College invites the community to attend groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.
Lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m. courtesy of Delgado Culinary Arts Program students, faculty and staff.
The new 18,750-square-foot building is designed by Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects of New Orleans. The builder is The Lemoine Company of New Orleans. The $7 million project is funded by state bonds authorized through Act 391 during the 2007 Legislative Session. Completion is expected by February 2016.
The new Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center will be located on the site of the existing facility at 13200 Old Gentilly Road, New Orleans, LA 70129.
The Maritime, Fire and Industrial Training Facility at Delgado Community College has earned a national and international reputation for providing high-quality maritime and industrial firefighting, radar, safety and U.S. Coast Guard-approved training including full mission bridge simulator courses. For more than two decades, Delgado’s experienced instructors have helped provide training to licensed mariners and industry personnel in the maritime, oil and gas, and safety/ homeland security fields, among others. Courses are tailored to meet the specific needs of industrial clients.