Delgado Hosts Maritime And Industrial Training Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Delgado hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Maritime and Industrial Training Center, located at 13200 Old Gentilly Rd., at 10:30 a.m.

         Attendees got to tour the state-of-the-art facility, which is the winner of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Merit Gold Award for Excellence in Construction.

         Refreshments will be served.

         The 18,750-square-foot building was designed by Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects of New Orleans. The $7 million project was funded by state bonds authorized through Act 391 during the 2007 Legislative Session.

         The Maritime and Industrial Training Center 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 over 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.

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