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Asynchronous Online Training Courses

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  Code Course
1 1001 Ship’s Garbage Management Plan & Garbage Record Book
2 1002 Ship’s Garbage Management Plan
3 1003 Oil record book – Part I (Machinery Space)
4 1004 Enclosed Space Entry & Rescue
5 1005 Ship Safety Officer
6 1006 Guide on Safe Mooring Operations and Procedures
7 1007 Onboard Ship Assessment
8 1010 Safety Food Sanitation System
9 1018 Recovery of persons from water
10 1021 Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part I: Theory of fire & Fire Extinguishment (Operational)
11 1022 Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part I: Theory of fire & Fire Extinguishment (Management)
12 1023 Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part II: Structural Fire Protection
13 1024 Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part III: Fire Fighting Equipment
14 1025 Structure & function of the human body
15 1026 Hospital set-up & patient’s treatment (examination procedures)
16 1027 Emergency first aid
17 1028 Medical first aid: Accidents and treatment
18 1029 Train the trainer
19 1030 Presentation Skills
20 1031 Port State Control: Inspections
21 1032 Port State Control: Raising awareness
22 1033 Port State Control: AMSA & USCG
23 1034 Fuel Oil Change Over Procedures
24 1035 Fuel bunkering operations
25 1043 Behavior Based Safety
26 1044 Fatigue Awareness & Management
27 1045 Cyber Security onboard
28 1046 Use of PPE
29 1047 Maritime Labour Convention (2006) – Ratings
30 1048 Maritime Labour Convention (2006) – Officers
31 1049 ECDIS System & Electronic chart types
32 1051 Voyage Planning & Route Monitoring with ECDIS
33 1059 Bunker Fuels Ops & Malpractices
34 1060 Vessel’s Maintenance
35 1062 IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap
36 1063 Health and Hygiene
37 1064 Housekeeping
38 1065 Food safety
39 1067 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Awareness Course based on IMO & WHO guidance
40 1080 Basic Life Support
41 2005 STS Transfer Operation (TNK)
42 4003 Oily Water Separator
43 4005 Familiarization with High Voltage
44 4016 Ballast Water Management – Legislation
45 4017 Ballast Water Treatment – Technologies
46 4018 Ballast Water Treatment – Operation
47 4019 Ballast Water Treatment – Maintenance & Troubleshooting
48 4020 Ballast Water Management – Compliance, Monitoring & Enforcement
49 5001 Mooring incident I: Operation with a tugboat
50 5002 Grounding incident
51 5003 Mooring Incident II: Parted spring line
52 5004 Safety Food Sanitation Incident
53 5005 Enclosed Space Entry and Rescue Incident
54 5006 Ship Safety Officer Incident
55 5007 Incident during a routine maintenance
56 5008 Recovery of persons from water incident
57 5009 Marine environmental awareness incident
58 5010 Contact with barge incident
59 5011 Vessel touched bottom in Suez Canal Incident
60 6001 Resilience Training Programme: Change is a part of living
61 6002 Resilience Training Programme: Keep things in perspective
62 6003 Resilience Training Programme: Take decisive action
63 6004 Resilience Training Programme: Take care of yourself
64 6005 Resilience Training Programme: What is resilience?
65 6006 Resilience Training Programme: Dealing with crises
66 6007 Resilience Training Programme: Making connections
67 6008 Resilience Training Programme: Maintain a hopeful outlook
68 6009 Resilience Training Programme: Connections to Home
69 6010 Resilience Training Programme: Gratitude
70 6011 Resilience Training Programme: Positive Communication
71 7022 Cyber Security
72 7023 GDPR: from theory to practice
73 9001 Let’s Talk Training Programme: We all have a state of mental health
74 9002 Let’s Talk Training Programme: Support Structures
75 9003 Let’s Talk Training Programme: ALL ACT – Supporting others
 
Ship’s Garbage Management Plan & Garbage Record Book

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1001

Who should attend: Masters and officers on all types of ships over 100 gross tonnage and/or certified to carry 15 or more persons.

Objectives and Benefits: Upon the completion of the course, the participants will have a thorough knowledge of the regulations of Annex V of MARPOL and be able to identify opportunities for further improving the current garbage management plan and implement actions that can easily ensure compliance and an environmentally sound waste management in harmony with the established environmental standards of the company.

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL 73/78, as amended, Annex V

Duration: 5h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship’s Garbage Management Plan

Category: COMMON

Code: 1002

Who should attend: Deck Operational and support, Engine operational and support crew members

Objectives and benefits: Upon the completion of the course, the participants will have a thorough knowledge of the regulations of Annex V of MARPOL and be able to identify opportunities for further improving the current garbage management plan and implement actions that can easily ensure compliance and an environmentally sound waste management in harmony with the established environmental standards of the company. The course also includes garbage collection, processing, storage, disposal and record-keeping, using the Garbage Record Book from the person responsible.

Highlights

  • The background of MARPOL Annex V in the latest revision
  • The rules about exception and the prohibition of garbage that can be discharged into the sea, the distances from the nearest land and the conditions applied
  • The importance of planning for the collection, storage, processing and disposal of a ship’s garbage
  • Garbage minimization to aid compliance with Annex V
  • The consequences of illegal discharges and false record keeping

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL 73/78, as amended, Annex V

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Oil record book – Part I (Machinery Space)

Code: 1003

Who should attend: Masters and Engine officers, Cadets

Objectives and Benefits: Provides guidance on how to record a wide variety of operations by following the IMO guidance (including handling of bilge water and sludge, bunkering and fuel tank ballast operations). A number of common sources of oil record book mistakes are highlighted, together with the IMO recommended way of making corrections. Guidance on how to keep accurate records that will provide evidence to Port State Control that the ship has handled oil and oily waste correctly and that the regulations have been complied with.

Highlights

  • General requirements for the filling in of the Oil Record Book, Part I
  • When and how to make entries in the Oil Record Book, Part I
  • What is to be recorded in the Oil Record Book, Part I
  • Common mistakes and possible penalties for incorrect entries
  • The correct format for filling in entries
  • Special areas under MARPOL

Legislation & References:

  • IMO MEPC.736, MEPC.187(59)

Duration: 6h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Enclosed Space Entry & Rescue

Category: COMMON

Code: 1004

Who should attend: All Crew Members (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: Every ship is required to implement specific rules and regulations (ISM code, MCA publication, IMO Resolution A.1050 (27), ISGOTT Chapter 10 and MSC.1/Circ 1401) regarding enclosed space entry, which is considered a potentially hazardous activity on board a vessel. The aim of this course is to prepare the individual to understand the procedures that need to be followed in order to enter an enclosed space, to recognize the potential hazards and to complete a rescue operation safely. Gas Detection Equipment – Calibration, Communication, Main Duties, Emergency procedures and resque requirements, the correct use of SCBA, are some of the subjects of the course.

Legislation & References:

  • IMO Resolution A.1050(27) 2011 Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces aboard ships
  • STCW A-VI/1-4 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • STCW A-II/5, A-II/4, A-III/5, A-III/7 – Support Level
  • STCW A-II/1, A-II/2, A-II/3, A-III/1, A-III/2, A-III/4, A-III/6 – Operational level
  • STCW A-V/1 and B-V/1, B-V/b and B-V/c.
  • SOLAS Chapter III, regulation 19
  • UK Maritime Coastguard Agency’s Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen
  • ISGOTT, The IMDG Code, ICS Tanker Safety Guides

Duration: 9h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship Safety Officer

Category: COMMON

Code: 1005

Who should attend: Existing and prospective Safety Officers

Objectives and benefits: Under the International Safety Management (ISM) code, every ship must appoint a Ship Safety Officer (SSO) who has the knowledge, experience, and skills to look over the important safety issues related to ship safety and crew’s well-being.

Highlights

  • Understand requirements of the International Management System (ISM).
  • Apply the requirements of Safety Management System on board a ship (SMS).
  • Organize safe operations on board a ship and prevention of pollution.
  • Apply the methods of conducting additional training on board a ship for safety and environmental protection.
  • Safety investigation of Casualties & Incidents.

Legislation & References:

  • STCW-78, as amended
  • STCW Code, as amended
  • SOLAS-74, as amended
  • MARPOL 73/78, as amended
  • ILO-Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC)
  • IMO ISM Code
  • UKMCA “Code of Safe Working Practices For Merchant Seamen”
  • OCIMF
  • TMSA Elements 9
  • IMO Model Course 3.11

Duration: 5h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Guide on Safe Mooring Operations and Procedures

Category: Common

Code: 1006

Who should attend: All Ship-based staff

Objectives and Benefits: Mooring is one of the most common and complex operations onboard. By completing this course the student will be able to identify hazards associated with mooring operations and comprehend all the relevant procedures on safe mooring operations.

Highlights

  • Hazards in mooring operations
  • Process of mooring
  • Be prepared for mooring operations
  • Common mistakes that lead to mooring accidents
  • Training of the crew on mooring operations

Course Evaluation: Students will be evaluated through their feedback, directed questioning participation. All essential skills and knowledge will be evaluated. A Guide of Safe Mooring pre & posttest will be given to evaluate student’s knowledge.

Legislation & References:

  • STCW Section A-II / Table A-II/2, Table A-II/3, Table A-II/4

Duration: 6h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Onboard Ship Assessment

Category: Common

Code: 1007

Who should attend:  Managers, Superintendents, Recruitment Service Providers and Senior ship staff, directly involved in assessing seafarer competence while conducting appraisals, recruitment and monitoring of seafarer progress of performance for continual improvement. It is recommended that participants should have previously completed the IMO Model Course 6.09 “Training for Instructors”.

Objectives and Benefits: This course is intended to provide participants with the qualification for assessing seafarer level of competence in accordance with international provisions as well as selecting and organizing assessment methodologies. The course is based on key topics of IMO Model Courses 1.30 “On board Assessment” and 3.12 “Assessment, Examination & Certification of Seafarers”, STCW Regulation I/6, A-I/6 and is interactive.

Highlights:

  • International provisions for conducting seafarer assessments
  • Assessment techniques
  • Identification of performance standards
  • Assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Measurement of progress of performance
  • Favorable and unfavorable conditions for assessment
  • Use of feedback for performance improvement
  • Steps for Conducting Assessment of Competence

Legislation & References:

  • Designated Person Ashore guidance (element 4)
  • Tanker Management and Self-Assessment standard (elements 3, 9, 10, 11 and 12)
  • The Royal Institution of Naval Architects and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology for Continuing Professional Development

Duration: 5h

Available languages: English, Russian

This course satisfies the requirements for elements 4 of the Designated Person Ashore guidance.
This course satisfies the requirements for elements 3,910,11 and 12 of the Tanker Management and Self-Assessment standard.
This course satisfies the requirements of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology for Continuing Professional Development.

 
Safety Food Sanitation System

Category: Common

Code: 1010

Who should attend: Members of the Catering Department

Objectives and benefits: The aim of this course is to teach the essentials of food safety, food microbiology, the sanitary design principles for facilities and equipment and the correct procedures for cleaning and sanitation.

Highlights

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses;
  • Foodborne illnesses; causes and prevention;
  • Equipment and facilities (related to food and other areas);
  • Food protection;
  • Hazard analysis critical control points (what they are and how to apply them);
  • Potable water (protection and handling);
  • Housekeeping and infection control.

Legislation & References:

  • ILO-Maritime Labor Convention 2006
  • Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP 2011) Operations Manual
  • ISO 22000:2005, as amended
  • US Public Health Service Act (USPHS), stated in 42 USCR Section 264 Quarantine and Inspection Regulations to Control Communicable Diseases
  • World Health Organization (WHO) “Guide to Ship Sanitation”

Duration: 8h

 
Recovery of persons from water

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1018

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide guidance to the Master and the crew of a vessel regarding the plan and procedures for recovering persons from the water and to make them familiar with cold water survival techniques.

Highlights

  • Content and structure of the plan for recovery operations
  • Regulations for the recovery of persons from the water
  • Basic phases of a recovery operation
  • Impact of cold water immersion on the human body
  • Cold water survival techniques
  • First aid treatment procedures for cold water victims

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS Regulation III/ 17-1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ 1447
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1182/ REV.1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1185/ REV.1

Duration: 3,5h

 
Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part I: Theory of fire & Fire Extinguishment (Operational)

Category: Common

Code: 1021

Who should attend: Masters, Officers and on board Crew

Objectives and Benefits:
This course provides an overview of firefighting techniques, including using fire extinguishers and fighting fire with hoses and fixed installations as well as all necessary information required under a ship’s SOLAS Training Manual.

Highlights:

  • Theory of Fire – Explosion
  • Types of Fire and Extinction Methods
  • General Fire Precautions
  • Structural Fire protection
  • Fire Detection Equipment
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Firefighters outfits and other PPE
  • Action in event of Fire

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS 74, as amended

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part I: Theory of fire & Fire Extinguishment (Management)

Category: Common

Code: 1022

Who should attend: Deck and Engine Management and support

Objectives and Benefits:
Provides an overview of firefighting techniques, including using fire extinguishers and fighting fire with hoses and fixed installations as well as all necessary information required under a ship’s Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) Training Manual. Last but not least the course includes general information about drills, training and maintenance procedures.

Highlights:

  • Theory of Fire – Explosion
  • Types of Fire and Extinction Methods
  • General Fire Precautions
  • Structural Fire protection
  • Fire Detection Equipment
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Firefighters outfits and other PPE
  • Action in event of Fire

Legislation & References:

  • International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code), adopted by the MSC by resolution MSC.98(73)
  • Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) (1998 Edition)
  • The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS):
    • Chapter II-1 – Construction – Subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations.
    • Chapter II-2 – Fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction.
    • Chapter III-3 – Life-saving appliances and arrangements.

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part II: Structural Fire Protection

Category: Common

Code: 1023

Who should attend: Deck Operational, Deck Management, Engine Operational, Engine Management and support

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the structural fire protection of vessels with regards to the fire precautions of important areas of ships, the class divisions and the emergency power supply systems.

Highlights:

  • General Fire Precautions
  • Specific Fire Precautions
  • Structural Fire protection
  • Means of escape
  • Emergency Power Supply Systems
  • Emergency switchboards

Legislation & References:

  • The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS):
    • Chapter II-1 – Construction – Subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations.
    • Chapter II-2 – Fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction.
    • Chapter III-3 – Life-saving appliances and arrangements.
  • International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code), adopted by the MSC by resolution MSC.98(73)
  • Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) (1998 Edition)

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship’s SOLAS Training Manual (FFE) – Part III: Fire Fighting Equipment

Category: Common

Code: 1024

Who should attend: Masters, Officers and on board Crew

Objectives and Benefits:Provides an overview of firefighting techniques, including using fire extinguishers and fighting fire with hoses and fixed installations as well as all necessary information required under a ship’s SOLAS Training Manual. Last but not least the course includes general information about drills, training and maintenance procedures.

Highlights:

  • Fire Detection Equipment
  • Fire Fighting Equipment and systems
  • Firefighters outfits and other Personal Protective Equipment

Legislation & References:

  • The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS):
    • Chapter II-1 – Construction – Subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations.
    • Chapter II-2 – Fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction.
    • Chapter III-3 – Life-saving appliances and arrangements.
  • International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code), adopted by the MSC by resolution MSC.98(73)
  • Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) (1998 Edition)

Duration: 4h

 
Structure & function of the human body

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1025

Who should attend: All crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide all crew members with basic information about the structure and function of all the biological systems of the human body.

Highlights

  • The integumentary system
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • The circulatory system
  • The lymphatic tissue and the lymphatic system
  • The endocrine system
  • The nervous system
  • The visual system and especially the eye
  • The auditory system end especially the ear
  • The respiratory system
  • The digestive system
  • The reproductive system
  • The urinary system

Legislation & References:

  • STCW-78, as amended (Regulation VI/4 para.1), Code of STCW, as amended (Section A-VI/4 para.1,2,3; Table A-VI/4-1)
  • International Medical Guide for Ships 9IMGS), as amended
  • Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG), as amended
  • IMO Model Course 1.14

Duration: 2h

 
Hospital set-up & patient’s treatment (examination procedures)

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1026

Who should attend: All crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide all crew members with basic information about the proper arrangement of a ship’s hospital, the procedures of patients’ examination and the ways of using external help in case of an emergency.

Highlights

  • A ship’s hospital (or sick bay)
  • Medical chest
  • Procedures of medical-physical examination
  • Use of external help

Legislation & References:

  • STCW-78, as amended (Regulation VI/4 para.1), Code of STCW, as amended (Section A-VI/4 para.1,2,3; Table A-VI/4-1)
  • International Medical Guide for Ships 9IMGS), as amended
  • Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG), as amended
  • IMO Model Course 1.14

Duration: 4h

 
Emergency first aid

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1027

Who should attend: All crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide all crew members with basic information about emergency first aid procedures, such as Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the use of Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and the treatment of victims of choking, bleeding and shock.

Highlights

  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
  • First aid in emergency cases of choking, bleeding and shock

Legislation & References:

  • STCW-78, as amended (Regulation VI/4 para.1), Code of STCW, as amended (Section A-VI/4 para.1,2,3; Table A-VI/4-1)
  • International Medical Guide for Ships 9IMGS), as amended
  • Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG), as amended
  • IMO Model Course 1.14

Duration: 6h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Medical first aid: Accidents and treatment

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1028

Who should attend: All crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide all crew members with basic information for treating patients with common injuries, as well as patients after serious accidents.

Highlights

  • Common injuries
  • Common dangers
  • Correct treatment actions after a serious accident

Legislation & References:

  • STCW-78, as amended (Regulation VI/4 para.1), Code of STCW, as amended (Section A-VI/4 para.1,2,3; Table A-VI/4-1)
  • International Medical Guide for Ships 9IMGS), as amended
  • Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG), as amended
  • IMO Model Course 1.14

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Train the trainer

Course category: Common

Code: 1029

Who should attend: Maritime instructors and assessors who are responsible for conducting training and setting assessments

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to prepare instructors and assessors in order to successfully train and assess seafarers in a wide spectrum of topics, according to the competencies set out in the STCW Convention as amended with particular reference to STCW Regulation I/6, STCW Code A-I/6 and B-I/6 on “training and assessment”. The course is a helpful refresher for the experienced instructor and an asset for those with less knowledge on instructional techniques.

Highlights:

  • The purpose of training
  • Process of identifying training needs
  •  Benefits of training
  •  Aspects of the learning process
  •  Setting training objectives
  • Instructional techniques
  • Assessment techniques
  •  Evaluation of training

Legislation & References:

  •  STCW Code (Regulation I/6, A-I/6, B-I/6)
  • IMO model course 6.09 “Training Course for Instructors”

Duration: 7h

 
Presentation Skills

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1030

Who should attend: Maritime instructors and assessors who are responsible for conducting training and setting assessments

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of the course is to prepare instructors to improve their presentation and communication skills, in order to deliver effective presentations to various audiences.

Highlights:

  • Key elements of an effective presentation
  • Communication skills
  • Various Learning Aids

Legislation & References:

  • STCW Code (Regulation I/6, A-I/6, B-I/6)
  • IMO model course 6.09 “Training Course for Instructors”

Duration: 3,5h

 
Port State Control: Inspections

Category: Common

Code: 1031

Who should attend: All personnel ashore and ship staff engaged in the preparation of the vessel for a forthcoming port state control inspection, as well as Managers, Superintendents, Recruitment Service Providers and Senior ship staff, directly involved in assessing seafarer competence while conducting appraisals recruitment and monitoring of seafarer progress of performance for continual improvement.

Objectives and Benefits: The student will be offered a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of the Port State Control New Inspection Regime, as well as the USCG and AMSA requirements, enhance awareness and preparedness for Port State Control Inspections and help achieve compliance with the requirements concerning safety integrity of the vessel and pollution prevention. Also the course focuses increasingly on items that may result in the most common and critical as well as detainable deficiencies which could cause possible delays to ships and financial losses to operators and the means of how to avoid these deficiencies.

Highlights:

  • The role of Port State Control
  • The responsibilities of Port State Control Officers
  • Regional Memoranda of Understanding, AMSA, USCG
  • New Inspection Regime (NIR)
  • Selection of ships for inspection
  • New Inspection Regime (NIR) and the inspection process
  • Port State Control inspection process
  • Inspection types of Port State Control
  • Deficiencies and consequences of an inspection
  • Port State Control and cargo operations
  • Major areas of concern of PSC inspections and Best Practices
  • Port State Control and Safety Management System
  • Port State Control and ISPS Code

Legislation & References:

  • IMO Resolution A.787 (19), as amended by Resolution A.882 (21)
  • IMO Model Course 3.09

Duration: 7h

Available languages: English, Russian

 

 
Port State Control: Raising awareness

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1032

Who should attend: Deck Operational and support, Engine Operational and support

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to provide sea going personnel (Operational) with the required information in order to prepare and respond effectively and properly to Port State Control inspections.

Highlights

  • The role of Port State Control
  • The responsibilities of Port State Control Officers
  • Regional Memoranda of Understanding, AMSA, USCG
  • New Inspection Regime (NIR) and the inspection process
  • Port State Control inspection process
  • Deficiencies and consequences of an inspection
  • Major areas of concern of PSC inspections and Best Practices

Legislation & References:

  • IMO Resolution A.787(19), as amended by Resolution A.882(21)
  • IMO Model Course 3.09

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Port State Control: AMSA & USCG

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1033

Who should attend: Deck Operational and support, Engine Operational and support, Deck Ìanagement and support, Engine Management and support

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to provide sea going personnel (Management and Operational) with the required information in order to prepare and respond effectively to inspections conducted in Australia and the United States.

Highlights

  • The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • The United States Coast Guard (USCG)
  • The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) inspection process
  • The Australian Maritime Safety Authority: Deficiencies and consequences
  • The United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) inspection process
  • The United States Coast Guard: Deficiencies and consequences

Legislation & References:

  • IMO Resolution A.787(19), as amended by Resolution A.882(21)
  • IMO Model Course 3.09

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Fuel Oil Change Over Procedures

Category: Common

Code: 1034

Who should attend:  Masters, Officers and Crew of the Engine Department

Objectives and Benefits:The purpose of this module is to prepare ship personnel on how to change over fuel properly, according to rules and regulations during the vessel’s voyage.

Highlights

• Sulphur Emission Control Areas – Emission Control Areas
• Marine Fuels
• Fuel Standards and precautions for handling marine fuels
• Responsible parties for fuel onboard and training
• Fuel Oil storage and segregation
• Documentation on consumption and Fuel Switching
• Change over fuel for the main engines of a vessel
• Proposed installations for inspection purposes
• Change over for the auxiliary engines, boilers and diesel generators
• Instructions for change-over for diesel generators
• Change Over Procedures

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL Annex VI

Duration: 7h

 
Fuel bunkering operations

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1035

Who should attend: All crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of the course is to provide all crew members with the required information about fuel bunkering procedures, introducing all the necessary precautions to ensure onboard safety, environmental protection and Company’s reputation.

Highlights

  • Obligations of the Company, the supplier and the crew
  • Essentials prior to a bunkering operation
  • Fuel oil segregation and storage
  • Bunker plan
  • Communication
  • Pollution Prevention Measures
  • Ship to Ship Bunkering
  • Operating instructions
  • Methods of tank capacity measurement and bunker sampling
  • Essentials after a bunkering operation

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL Annex VI
  • SOLAS Chapter VI, Regulation 5.1
  • MARPOL Annex I, MSC.150(77)

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Behavior Based Safety

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1043

Who should attend: Shore-based and shipboard personnel (Management and Operational)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to enhance participants understanding of the fundamentals of Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) and to provide solid information regarding the effective implementation of BBS programs.

Highlights

  • Why BBS?
  • Factors that led to BBS
  • Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Significance of BBS
  • Fundamentals of BBS
  • Safety Performance and Safety Culture
  • At Risk Behaviors and types of accidents
  • “Swiss Cheese” Model
  • Implementing BBS
  • Sustaining BBS programs

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practices and Standards

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Fatigue Awareness & Management

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1044

Who should attend: All Ship Personnel

Objectives and Benefits: This course is intended to enhance participants’ understanding importance of obtaining the necessary rest Effects of sleep, schedules and the circadian rhythm on fatigue Effects of physical stressors on seafarers Effects of environmental stressors in and outside the ship and their impact on seafarers Effects of schedule changes on seafarer fatigue.

Highlights

  • Understands the importance of obtaining the necessary rest and managing fatigue for all persons onboard.
  • Recognizes effects of physical, mental and environmental stressors in and outside the ship and their impact on the well-being of the seafarer.
  • Understands the effects that reduced sleep, changing schedules, increased workload and the person’s circadian rhythm cycle may have on seafarer fatigue.
  • Understands the correlation between seafarer fatigue and accident causation.
  • Lists minimum hours of rest for seafarers.

Legislation & References:

  • IMO’s MSC/Circ.813/MEPC/Circ.330
  • ILO Maritime Labor Convention No 180 2006
  • STCW Section A-VIII/1 as Amended
  • IMO Model Course 1.21 PERSONAL SAFETY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Duration: 4h

 
Cyber Security onboard

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1045

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to enhance the understanding of what the Cyber Security is and provide information regarding the respective threats, the system’s vulnerabilities, the risk assessment process, the procedural and technical measures. Also, the course aims to alert and assist seafarers’ to tackle any cyber attack by responding effectively and achieve business continuity.

Highlights

  • Types of threats and threat actors
  • Stages of cyber attack
  • Cyber risk assessment process
  • Technical and procedural measures that can be applied by a vessel in order to avoid cyber attacks
  • Steps for effective response to cyber incidents

Legislation & References:

  • Guidelines On Cyber Security Onboard Ships (v2) – International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
  • ABS Cyber Security Principles to Marine & Offshore Operations
  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 27002
  • ISO 27005
  • NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Duration: 5,5h

 
Use of PPE

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1046

Who should attend: Ship and shore-based staff

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide guidance to participants with regards to the selection of the suitable PPE and to enhance their understanding concerning the best use and maintenance of the equipment.

Highlights

  • Responsibilities (Personal responsibilities and duties, Qualified persons’ & Company’s responsibilities)
  • Everyday PPE (Categories, Types of equipment & areas requiring specific PPE)
  • Occasional PPE (Categories, Types of equipment & areas requiring specific PPE)
  • Guidance for using PPE when working

Legislation & References:

  • MCA Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers
  • SOLAS

Duration: 4h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Maritime Labour Convention (2006) – Ratings

Category: COMMON

Code: 1047

Who should attend: Deck & Engine – Operational level

Objectives and benefits: There has never been a comprehensive set of rules and regulations, setting out the standards for seafarers’ working and living conditions. Adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 2006, the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) is an international agreement that establishes these standards for the working and living conditions of all seafarers worldwide. The aim of this course is to provide seafarers with the required information in order to comprehend the requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 for seafarers’ working and living conditions onboard.

Highlights:

  • Comprehend the general framework of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006.
  • Understand the significance of MLC (2006) for seafarers’ rights and working conditions.
  • Identify the requirements of the official document of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, as well as seafarers’ rights.

Legislation & References:

  • ILO – Maritime Labour Convention (2006)

Duration: 2h

 
Maritime Labour Convention (2006) – Officers

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1048

Who should attend: Deck Ìanagement, Engine Management

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide Officers of vessels with the required information in order to comprehend the requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 for seafarers’ working and living conditions onboard.

Highlights

  • Why MLC, 2006? – Structure and key players
  • MLC, 2006 Requirements
  • Title 1 – Minimum requirements
  • Title 2 – Conditions of employment
  • Title 3 – Accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering
  • Title 4 – Health protection, medical care, welfare and social security
  • Title 5 – Compliance and enforcement
  • MLC (2006) inspections

Legislation & References:

  • ILO – Maritime Labour Convention (2006)

Duration: 4,5h

 
ECDIS System & Electronic chart types

Category: COMMON

Code: 1049

Who should attend: Deck Officers – Management and Operational Level

Objectives and benefits: Navigational Safety is a priority. The aim of this course is to provide learners with the required information in order to introduce them to the normal configurations of ECDIS and the various chart types.

Highlights:

  • Understand the basic information you should be aware of when navigating with ECDIS.
  •  Outline the basic characteristics and advantages of ECDIS.
  •  Understand the requirements for installing and operating ECDIS.
  •  Comprehend how to use the safety functions of ECDIS, how to update and protect ECDIS charts and how to record and back up ECDIS operations.

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS Chapter V
  • STCW as amended
  • IMO model course 1.27 and Resolutions

Duration: 5h

 
Voyage Planning & Route Monitoring with ECDIS

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1051

Who should attend: Deck Officers – Management and Operational Level

Objectives and Benefits: The course’s goal is to introduce the user to the preparation of Voyage Planning with the use of the ECDIS system.

Highlights

  • Voyage Planning aspects, principles and constraints
  • ECDIS preparation for voyage planning and stages of the planning
  • Route creation and route editing on ECDIS , using the Table and Graphic editors
  • ECDIS configuration guide

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS Chapter V
  • STCW as amended
  • IMO model course 1.27 and Resolutions

Duration: 5h

 
Bunker Fuels Ops & Malpractices

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1059

Who should attend: Shipping Companies (Ìasters, Chief Officers, Engineers), Oil companies (Bunkering Dpt), Bunker suppliers/traders

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to explain guidelines, procedures, best practices and current regulations and standards followed, along with malpractice cases, so as to help participants to gain an enhanced or advanced working knowledge on the bunker delivery process, procedures and calculations.

Highlights

•             Guidelines, regulations and standards

•             Gauging

•             Malpractices & how to avoid them

Legislation & References:

•             Industry Best Practices and Standards

•             ISO 8217/2017 fuel standard

•             IMO Marpol Annex VI

•             SS 6000:2014 – Singapore Standard: Code of practice for bunkering

•             API & IP

Duration: 6h

 
Vessel’s Maintenance

Course category: Common

Code: 1060

Who should attend: Vessel’s crew (Deck & Engine)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide guidance regarding Onboard maintenance.

Highlights:

  • Importance of Onboard Maintenance (OBM)
  • Procedures followed during a vessel’s maintenance
  •  Methods, tools and equipment used for OBM

Legislation & References:

  •  Industry Best Practices

Duration: 2h

 
IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap
Course category: COMMON
Code: 1062
Who should attend: Shore-based and shipboard personnel (Management and Operational)
Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to familiarize the course participant with all the aspects of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Regulations and provide an in-depth knowledge about the upcoming maritime changes defined by IMO, which will be strictly implemented on January 1st, 2020.
Legislation & References:
  • MEPC.1/Circ.878: Guidance on the development of the Ship Implementation Plan
  • MEPC.320(74): 2019 Guidelines for Consistent Implementation of the 0.50% m/m sulphur limit under MARPOL Annex V
  • MEPC.321(74): 2019 Guidelines for PSC under MARPOL Annex VI
  • Guidelines for Onboard Sampling for the Verification of the Sulphur Content of the Fuel Oil Used on Board Ships
  • MEPC.1/Circ.881: Guidance for PSC on contingency measures for addressing non-compliant fuel oil.
  • MEPC.1/Circ.883: Guidance on indication of ongoing compliance in the case of the failure of a single monitoring instrument, and recommended actions to take if the Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS) fails to meet the provisions of the 2015 EGCS Guidelines (MEPC.259(68))
  • MEPC.1/Circ.884: Best Practice for Member/Coastal States to assist their duties under MARPOL Annex VI.
  • MEPC.1/Circ.875: Best Practice for Fuel Oil Purchasers/Users.
  • ISO PAS 23263 – Petroleum products — Fuels (class F) — Considerations for fuel suppliers and users regarding marine fuel quality in view of the implementation of maximum 0,50 % sulfur in 2020.

Duration: 4,5h

 
Health and Hygiene

Course category: Common

Code: 1063

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to properly prepare seafarers to carry out their duties on board ships, by applying the food safety principles.

Highlights:

  •  International legislative requirements and standards for health and hygiene
  •  Control measures to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases on board
  • Ways to respond to incidents and diseases that may occur on board ships

Legislation & References:

  • International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005)
  • Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) (2006)

Duration: 4h

 
Housekeeping

Course category: Common

Code: 1064

Who should attend: Crew members having responsibilities related to cleaning of areas, equipment, surfaces, furniture, laundry and other housekeeping activities

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to properly prepare seafarers to carry out their duties on board a ship, by applying the housekeeping principles.

Highlights:

  • International legislative requirements and standards for housekeeping operations
  • Safe and hygienic housekeeping practices

Legislation & References:

  •  International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005)
  • Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) (2006)

Duration: 2,5h

 
Food safety

Course category: Common

Code: 1065

Who should attend: Any person, including temporary food handlers and contractors, who directly handles packaged or unpackaged food, food equipment and utensils or food contact surfaces and is therefore expected to comply with food hygiene requirements. These include crew members having responsibilities related to food storage or preparation, or to galley areas and equipment (use and maintenance)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to properly prepare seafarers to carry out their duties on board ships, by applying the food safety principles.

Highlights:

  • Maritime Labour Convention and other international legal requirements and standards on food safety and personal hygiene
  • Hazards (microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic) that can affect food safety
  • Measures to prevent foodborne disease at all stages of the food chain as per seafarers’ duties

Legislation & References:

  • International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005)
  • Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) (2006)
  • Guidelines on the training of ships’ cooks (ILO) (2014)
  • European Manual for Hygiene Standards and Communicable Disease Surveillance on Passenger Ships (EU SHIPSAN ACT) (2016)

Duration: 7h

 
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Awareness Course based on IMO & WHO guidance

Course category: Common

Code: 1067

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management) & shore personnel

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this training is to raise awareness regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and provide the vessels’ crew with the necessary information & tips, to stay safe and to reduce the risk of transmission.

References: WHO and IMO guidelines regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Duration: 1h

Languages: English

 
Basic Life Support

Category: COMMON

Code: 1080

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: Basic Life Support, or BLS, generally refers to the type of care that first-responders, healthcare providers and public safety professionals provide to anyone who is experiencing cardiac arrest, respiratory distress or an obstructed airway. It requires knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using automated external defibrillators (AED) and relieving airway obstructions in patients of every age. The aim of this course is to provide learners with necessary information regarding Basic Life Support.

Highlights:

  • Comprehend when a victim needs Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, identify when a victim is breathing and apply the knowledge of chest compressions and rescue breaths.
  • Recognize when you need to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Identify how to use an AED safely and effectively.
  • Understand how to handle severe cases of choking and how to perform the Heimlich maneuver.
  • Identify all the steps for placing a victim in the recovery position.

Duration: 3.5h

This course has been produced in the framework of the research project “Elearning platform for Seafarers for first aid and health issues”- SeaHealth (Õãåßá åí ðëù) through the Operational Program Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation under the call RESEARCH –CREATE –INNOVATE, implemented by our partner and Danaos Management Consultants in collaboration with the 1st Otolaryngology Clinic of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA).

 

 
STS Transfer Operation (TNK)

Course category: WET

Code: 2005

Who should attend: All Deck Personnel

Objectives and Benefits: This course provides guidance to participants to help them to be aware of the STS operation from start to finish.

Highlights

  • Describe the different types and terminology of STS operations.
  • Identify the regulations and guidelines.
  • Understand the prudent actions of all involved parties.
  • Comprehend the importance of maintaining safety during all stages of an operation.
  • Recognize the dangers or critical situations.
  • Define the need to always work above the minimum criteria.

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL, Annex I, Chapter 8

Duration: 7h

 
Oily Water Separator

Course category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4003

Who should attend: All engine Officers, All Deck Officers

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to enhance participants’ understanding of the basic principles of separation of oil from bilge water, along with the procedures for operation and maintenance of an Oily Water Separator.

Highlights

  • General description.
  • Application, Working principle.
  • Main components.
  • Control panel.
  • Operating instructions.
  • Preparation for starting the OWS – Starting the OWS.
  • Automatic control functioning or Manual control.
  • Oil Record Book Entries.

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL MEPC.1-Circ.642
  • MARPOL MEPC.1-Circ.736-Rev.2
  • MARPOL MEPC.1-Circ.778-Rev.2
  • MARPOL MEPC.107(49)

Duration: 5h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Familiarization with High Voltage

Course category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4005

Who should attend: The session should be attended by those involved with ship electric networks, office superintendents and shipboard engineer and electro-technical officers.

Objectives and Benefits: This course is intended to provide an in depth description of High Voltage electrical and automation systems, with typical voltages of 3.3 KV and 6.6 KV, as well as the procedures for their installation and testing.

Highlights

  • High Voltage Basic Principles.
  • High Voltage general issues.
  • Electric propulsion & power converters, starters.
  • High Voltage protection and basic principles.
  • High Voltage power quality principles.
  • High Voltage power management systems.
  • Typical samples from classification requirements.
  • Electrical safety Rules

Legislation & References:

  • STCW Table A-III/6, Specification of minimum standard of competence for electro-technical officers

Duration: 7h

 
Ballast Water Management – Legislation

Course category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4016

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to provide awareness of the Articles and Regulations of the Ballast Water Management Convention, the Guidelines accompanying the Convention, BWMP development, implementation and operation, BWRB keeping, the USCG Ballast water program and the EPA compliance.

Highlights

  • Articles and Regulations of the Ballast Water Management Convention;
  • Guidelines of the Convention;
  • Ballast Water Management (BWM) Documentation & Certification;
  • Ballast Water Management Plan development, implementation and operation;
  • Ballast Water Record Book keeping;
  • USCG Ballast water program;
  • EPA compliance;
  • Consequences of untreated Ballast Water for the environment and vessels.

Legislation & References:

  • International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM)
  • USCG Ballast water program
  • EPA compliance

Duration: 2.5h

 
Ballast Water Treatment – Technologies

Category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4017

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: The aim of this course is to help trainees become familiar with the philosophy, methods and means used to treat ballast water. The trainees will acquire basic knowledge of the various technologies currently applied on most commercial Ballast Water Treatment Systems; technologies that have prevailed in the market.

Highlights

  • Methods and means used to treat ballast water;
  • Necessity of filtration and types of filters;
  • Active substance and physical disinfection technologies.

Legislation & References:

  • Best Practices for the operation of Ballast Water Management Systems
  • Research on ballast water treatment systems and operational experiences from ships

Duration: 1h

 
Ballast Water Treatment – Operation

Category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4018

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: The aim of this course is to provide information about ERMA FIRST BWTS components and overall system operation, in order to be prepared to operate the system.

Highlights

  • Introduction to Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Operation;
  • Operation of each one of the components of the BWTS;
  • System’s operation during ballasting and de-ballasting;
  • Monitoring of the Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS);
  • Examples of system’s operation: Crude oil tanker and bulk carrier;
  • Examples of system’s operation: Container vessel, Car carrier and LPG carrier.

Legislation & References:

  • IMO and USCG regulations. ERMA FIRST BWTS is designed and operated based on these regulations.

Duration: 13,5h

 
Ballast Water Treatment – Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4019

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: The aim of this course is to help trainees become familiar with the actions needed, to maintain ERMA FIRST BWTS components and whole system, at specific time intervals as described in the BWTS manual. The trainees will acquire knowledge on how to maintain the system and recover it via the troubleshooting of the malfunction events.

Highlights

  • Components’ Maintenance & Troubleshooting;
  • Ballast Water Treatment System’s (BWTS) Preservation;
  • Identification and Troubleshooting of Alarms;
  • Examples: Attention alarms;
  • Examples: Critical alarms.

Legislation & References:

  • IMO and USCG regulations. ERMA FIRST BWTS is designed and operated based on these regulations.

Duration: 10,5h

 
Ballast Water Management – Compliance, Monitoring & Enforcement

Category: TECHNICAL

Code: 4020

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: The aim of this course is to help trainees become familiar with the compliance and monitoring requirements of the IMO, USCG and EPA. The trainees will acquire knowledge on how to maintain compliance with these requirements and will be introduced to various compliance tools.

Highlights

  • Compliance Guidelines: Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC);
  • Compliance Guidelines USCG & EPA;
  • ERMA FIRST compliance tools.

Legislation & References:

  • International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM)
  • USCG Ballast water program
  • EPA compliance

Duration: 3h

 
Mooring incident I: Operation with a tugboat

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5001

Who should attend: Deck Officers

Objectives and Benefits: Most of the accidents that occur on board are during typical operations. One of the typical operations is mooring. The factors that might lead to mooring accidents are weather conditions, equipment failures or misuse, while the most common are human errors. The aim of this course is to raise awareness on the hazardous factors that might lead to an accident during a mooring operation.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practice

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Grounding incident

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5002

Who should attend: Master, Bridge Officers

Objectives and benefits: No matter how well prepared and trained you are for any onboard operation, still there are many factors that can lead to an incident. All the onboard tasks are important. Avoiding grounding, however, is the topmost one. The aim of the course is to prepare onboard staff throught refleactive learning from a grounding incident.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practice

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Mooring Incident II: Parted spring line

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5003

Who should attend: Deck Officers

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to raise awareness on the hazardous factors that might lead to an accident during a mooring operation. Through cause analysis of a mooring incident trainees become aware of the mooring operation risks and how to avoid any accident.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Safety Food Sanitation Incident

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5004

Who should attend: Members of the Catering Department

Objectives and Benefits: Trainees knowledge will be updated to the following subjects:

  • gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses;
  • foodborne illnesses; causes and prevention;
  • equipment and facilities (related to food and other areas);
  • food protection;
  • hazard analysis critical control points (what they are and how to apply them);
  • potable water (protection and handling);
  • housekeeping and infection control.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practice

Duration: 0,5h

 

 
Enclosed Space Entry and Rescue Incident

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5005

Who should attend: All Ship-based staff

Objectives and Benefits: The student will be able to identify hazards associated with enclosed spaces, learn relevant Enclosed Space Entry procedures, be aware of Gas Detection Equipment – Calibration, Communication Duties, understand the Emergency Procedures & Rescue requirements and correct use of SCBA.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practice

Duration: 0,5h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Ship Safety Officer Incident

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5006

Who should attend: Existing and prospective Safety Officers

Objectives and Benefits:Under the International Safety Management (ISM) code, every ship must appoint a Ship Safety Officer (SSO) who has the knowledge, experience, and skills to look over the important safety issues related to ship safety and crew’s well-being.

The aim of this course is to properly prepare the individual to carry out successfully the role of Safety Officer onboard and:

  • Understand requirements of the International Management System (ISM).
  • Apply the requirements of Safety Management System on board a ship (SMS).
  • Organize safe operations on board a ship and prevention of pollution.
  • Apply the methods of conducting additional training on board a ship for safety and environmental protection.
  • Safety investigation of Casualties & Incidents.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 

 

 
Incident during a routine maintenance

Course category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5007

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the hazardous factors associated with being complacent or overconfident during a routine operation.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Standards

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Recovery of persons from water incident

Course category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5008

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to raise awareness on the hazardous factors associated with a recovery and rescue operation during a man overboard emergency.

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS Regulation III/ 17-1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ 1447
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1182/ REV.1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1185/ REV.1

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Marine environmental awareness incident

Course category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5009

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits:The aim of this course is to raise awareness on the legal practices associated with the arrangements of the bilge water’s discharge as well as the compliance with the corresponding regulations.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Standards

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Contact with barge incident

Course category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5010

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the hazardous factors associated with being complacent and overconfident during the navigation of a vessel.

Legislation & References:

  • Industry Best Standards

Duration: 1h

Available languages: English, Russian

 
Vessel touched bottom in Suez Canal Incident

Category: Lessons Learnt

Code: 5011

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and benefits: The Suez Canal is an area where particular care is needed during navigation. For this reason, while transiting, it is required to have a Pilot onboard and the entire Bridge team should always be alert. The aim of this course is to raise awareness on the hazardous factors associated with navigation in the Suez Canal.

Highlights:

  •  Appreciate the importance of intervention in hazardous situations.
  •  Identify the causes that led to this incident.
  • Understand how to prevent such incidents from reoccurring.

Legislation & References:

  •  Industry Best Standards

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Change is a part of living

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6001

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 1, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives,
  • Theory (changes happen everywhere at anytime, etc) presented in an interactive way,
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of the ‘Deck colour change’ – The protagonists have a conversation and we watch their reactions,
  • 2 Discussion topics.

Resilience Training Programme module 1 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Keep things in perspective

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6002

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 2, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory (ladder of inference, challenging questions, etc) presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of the ‘The missing Breathing Apparatus’ – We are watching the perspective of our protagonist and then we see what really have happened.
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of ‘The lost binoculars’ – We are watching the perspective of our protagonist and then we see what really have happened.
  • 4 Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 2 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Take decisive action

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6003

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 3, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory (how we take decisions, the decision blockers, red flag of warning, etc) presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of ‘The vibrating pump’ – We are watching our protagonist and we see which are his thoughts and which are the blockers before moving on to a decisive action
  • 3 Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 3 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Take care of yourself

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6004

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 4, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory (the importance of taking care of ourselves, smart goals, etc) presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of ‘The 2nd Engineer’ – We are watching our protagonist to do not taking care of himself and as a result getting involved in an accident
  • 4 Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 4 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: What is resilience?

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6005

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 5, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory (The meaning of resilience, the definition, the resilient way to face up a situation, etc) presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation): The case of ‘The lost way’ – Through the story where the protagonist is losing his way, we can see change, the different perspectives of it, moving to  decisive actions and self-caring. These four elements consist the meaning of ‘Resilience’
  • 3 Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 5 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Dealing with crises

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code:6006

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 6, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way,
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 6 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Making connections

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code: 6007

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 7, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way,
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 7 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Maintain a hopeful outlook

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code: 6008

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 8, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way,
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 8 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Connections to Home

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code: 6009

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 9, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 9 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Gratitude

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code: 6010

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 10, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 10 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Resilience Training Programme: Positive Communication

Course category: Resilience Training Programme

Code: 6011

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Resilience related topics. The aim is the improvement of crew’s (including all ranks) capacity to successfully deal with stressful personal or professional challenges or events and take effective decisions. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Resilience Training Programme – Module 11, has the following structure:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • An Example (3d animation)
  • Discussion topics

Resilience Training Programme module 11 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with the Dolphin System that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Cyber Security

Course category: COMPANY

Code: 7022

Who should attend: All company’s employees

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to raise the awareness and train all the Companies’ personnel concerning Cyber Security.

Highlights

  • Types of information
  • Stages of cyber attack
  • Mitigation measures to avoid cyber attacks

Legislation & References:

  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 27005

Duration: 5h

 
GDPR: from theory to practice

Course category: COMPANY

Code: 7023

Who should attend: All company’s employees & crew

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to inform all learners about the basic concepts of the personal data, in order to be able to act according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Highlights

  • The basic concepts of personal data
  • The measures taken by a company in order to protect personal data
  • The consequences of breaching personal data safety

Legislation & References:

  • Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

Duration: 3h

 
Let’s Talk Training Programme: We all have a state of mental health

Course category: Let’s Talk Training Programme

Title: Module 1: We all have a state of mental health

Code: 9001

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Mental health related topics. The aim of this training is to help the crew to start having conversations around mental health and to start building understanding. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards, industry best practices & adult learning principles and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Let’s Talk Training Programme – Module 1, incorporates the following key-elements:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • Every-day life scenarios & examples and real case scenarios (presented with 2D & 3D animated videos)
  • Discussion topics
  • Group activities

Let’s Talk Training Programme module 1 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Let’s Talk Training Programme: Support Structures

Course category: Let’s Talk Training Programme

Title: Module 2: Support Structures

Code: 9002

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Mental health related topics. The aim of this training is to help the crew to start having conversations around mental health and to start building understanding. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards, industry best practices & adult learning principles and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Let’s Talk Training Programme – Module 2, incorporates the following key-elements:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • Every-day life scenarios & examples and real case scenarios (presented with 2D & 3D animated videos)
  • Discussion topics
  • Group activities

Let’s Talk Training Programme module 2 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h

 
Let’s Talk Training Programme: ALL ACT – Supporting others

Course category: Let’s Talk Training Programme

Title: Module 3: ALL ACT – Supporting others

Code: 9003

Description: Our partner develops e-learning material on Mental health related topics. The aim of this training is to help the crew to start having conversations around mental health and to start building understanding. Each module can be customized according to each company’s training approach and philosophy. This is an interactive e-learning course (not just CBT) that is designed according to ABS standards, industry best practices & adult learning principles and is certified by ABS. The course incorporates reflective learning methodologies and is based on updated material according to the latest industrial and enterprise standards. Let’s Talk Training Programme – Module 3 incorporates the following key elements:

  • Module objectives
  • Theory presented in an interactive way
  • Every-day life scenarios & examples and real case scenarios (presented with 2D & 3D animated videos)
  • Discussion topics
  • Group activities

Let’s Talk Training Programme module 3 is accompanied by a Facilitator Guide.

Delivery method: This e-learning course can be delivered either via a dedicated USB drive or with our partners system that supports easy access for all seafarers onboard and ashore, live reporting, flexible update mechanism and more.

References:

  • Industry Best Practices

Duration: 1h