The new Ocean Training Partnership (OTP) website is now ‘live’ at www.oceantrainingpartnership.org. The OTP is an international alliance of marine science organisations that coordinates shipboard training experiences. The current partners are now inviting institutions with spare capacity on research vessels, or Principal Investigators with spare berths on a planned research cruise, to get involved with this capacity-building project. Using funding from the Nippon Foundation, this initiative, which is led by the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) in collaboration with the Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) and the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), will provide grants to support training cruises, and fellowships for early-career scientists in developing countries. In addition to the new website, the OTP is spreading the word via its twitter account (@ocean_training), and the POGO social media channels.