About us

Aboa Mare is a maritime academy and training center educating maritime professionals.


Aboa Mare incorporates maritime education at Novia University of Applied Sciences and Vocational Institute AxxellWe educate Master Mariners, Marine EngineersWatchkeeping Officers and Watchkeeping Engineers in Turku, Finland, as well as Electro Technical Officers in Subic Bay, Philippines. 

Training Center

Through Aboa Mare's Training Center we provide a wide range of STCW training courses for professional seafarers as well as simulator-based training to shipping companies all over the world. We co-operate with companies like ABB, Wärtsilä as well as other maritime professionals from both Finland and abroad.  

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Our students come from all over the world and we offer them an education that gives them the competence to work in the international market

Best education on our state-of-the art simulators

With over 200 years of experience in training the best mariners for the global market, Aboa Mare develops and uses simulation and other efficient teaching methods, enabling skill and knowledge assessment through simulation. With our full mission bridge simulator we can provide STCW training courses as well as tailor-made courses to meet our customers need. Are you in need of for example ECDIS or Ice navigation courses, we have the tools and knowledge to provide you and your company with the best training on our state-of-the-art simulators 

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About Aboa Mare Contacts

Per-Olof Karlsson

Per-Olof Karlsson

Head of Maritime Academy and Training Center, Managing Director


+358 44 762 3402

Bo Lindros

Bo Lindroos

Quality Manager


+358 44 762 3407

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Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 20100 Turku, Finland