Valentyna KUDRYAVTSEVA, Head of the English Language Department for Deck Officers, Svitlana BARSUK, Associate Professor, and Olena FROLOVA, Associate Professor, have become members of the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA). Currently IMLA has over 200 members from more than 50 countries. Its aim is clearly stated: “to promote contact and cooperation between Maritime Lecturers of all disciplines and to develop a body of professional expertise”. IMLA organizes regular conferences and webinars that endeavour to improve and standardize methods of teaching maritime disciplines. Scientific events offer splendid opportunities for lecturers from all over the world to get together, discuss current problems and proposals for improving the professional training of future maritime specialists.