In August 2015, Minister Macsuzy Mondon, the Minister for Education ratified the Seychelles Maritime Academy’s Charter to formally establish the status and brand identity of the Academy, in accordance with the Tertiary Education Act 2011. The repositioning of the Academy to attract better prospect in the maritime and blue economy sectors, witnesses the change of name from Maritime Training Centre to Seychelles Maritime Academy.
In September 2015, Seychelles Maritime Academy went through the process of six days of Quality Management System auditing by external auditor IRQS from India.
On 29th October 2015, Seychelles Maritime Academy was officially certified as ISO 9001:2008. The ISO 9001:2008 certification is an international standard that defines good management practices. The certification aims at providing a global standard that explain in simple terms the elements of quality and trust.