Professional Development & Advancement Courses

The professional development courses are geared to emerging professional areas of training needs. These can spread from the requirement of new regulations and its implementation; areas of need due to a recent crisis or, threat; and also due to introduction of a new technology.

These courses are looking at addressing new challenges faced by the maritime professionals at sea and ashore by enriching their knowledge and skills. The scope includes activities and operations at the shore office, where the ship superintendent is trying to manage a fleet of ships. The management of technology has become a hugely accelerated demon for all maritime professionals today and the regime of life-long learning is here to stay, not just for your need, but as a survival strategy. It is a fact, continual updating of knowledge must be made a part of life for any professional in any industry, not just in shipping.

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    Crewmember Program for Towing Vessels - Subchapter M

    The Subchapter M regulations will affect thousands of vessels across the maritime industry. All companies operating towing vessels must have a Certificate of Inspection from the USCG

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    Marine Environmental Awareness

    MARPOL and OPA-90 teaches Officers, Superintendents, Port Captains and Crew what the regulations are and how to comply with them.

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    Ballast Water Management

    The course covers the impact of uncontrolled ballast water admissions into restricted waters, and systems and technologies available to control such releases.

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    Maritime Cyber Security

    IMO Resolution MSC.428(98) (adopted on 16 June 2017), Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems addresses the need to address cyber security

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    Corrosion and Coating Protection of Ships

    This program provides a practical, comprehensive overview for individuals new to the protective coatings industry and the marine managers and port engineers supervising the painting operations for ships under their charge.

  • Ship Superintendent Course General
    Ship Superintendent (General)

    This program is a comprehensive training portfolio consisting of nine courses for a Ship Superintendent. The courses provide the necessary management skills to supervise and support ship operations, and upkeep and maintenance from ashore.

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    Ship Superintendent (Marine)

    Ship Superintendent is one of the most prominent choices of all the other marine jobs present in the market today. Specialized superintendent training is necessary to become good and successful ship superintendents.

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    Ship Superintendent (Technical)

    Ship Superintendent is one of the most prominent choices of all the other marine jobs present in the market today. Specialized superintendent training is necessary to become good and successful ship superintendents.

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    Breakbulk Shipping

    Breakbulk cargo is defined as general cargo or goods that do not fit in or utilize standard shipping containers or cargo bins.

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    LNG as Marine Fuel

    Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a clean and eco-friendly fuel. MARPOL’s Annex VI will require that the sulphur content of marine fuels be reduced to 0.5% by 2020.

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    LNG Cargo Operations

    Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) is a clean, eco-friendly fuel which has good heating ability (calorific value) and offers greater fuel efficiency when used for domestic or industrial purposes.

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    Maritime Logistics

    Maritime logistics is the process of moving cargo from its point of origin to its final destination, such as from an overseas manufacturer to a consumer’s store shelves

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    Contract Management for Shipbuilding and Repairs

    Contract management for shipbuilding and repairs is a complex process. But will have a buyer and a seller of a promised delivery of goods and services that come in the form of a new ship or a repaired vessel.