Internet Scams

Offshore Marine People & Academy is aware that the OMPA name and logo may be misused for the purpose of defrauding individuals.

One technique, known as phishing, will appear to originate from OMPA and will offer fake opportunities or links to fictitious websites in an attempt to obtain sensitive information like personal or credit card details. The correspondence will appear to come from OMPA and can often be quite convincing with close variations from genuine details.

All email correspondence issued from OMPA will come from an email address which ends with and will direct to a website starting with If you have any concerns around legitimacy, please contact with the subject line “Suspicious Email”, including details of the contents and providing a copy where possible.

OMPA does not accept any responsibility or liability for losses arising from such communications.