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International Maritime Training Centre is one of the organization development of Batumi Navigation Teaching University and provides training, retraining and certification of marine specialists (seafarers) and students of high and vocational programs of University in accordance with the requirements of the International Convention STCW 78 as amended, georgian law “On education and certification of seafarers” and other international conventions, national standards and legislations.

Training and assessment are conducted utilizing a wide-range of special simulators and educational PC-based technologies produced by world known manufacturer company “Transas Marine” in accordance with the requirements of international conventions, national requirements and requests of ship-owing companies.  

Simulators are the following:

  • Navi Trainer Professional 5000 version 5.35 (ECDIS MNS 34) (Full mission Simulator)
  • Navi Trainer Professional 5000 version 5.35 (ECDIS MNS 34 (Small Bridge))
  • Radar/ARPA Module Simulator
  • Engine Room Simulator (ERS TechSim 5000)
  • GMDSS TGS 5000 Simulator(version 8.4)
  • Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator (LCHS 4000/5000)

Training and certification of seafarers are conducted according to the “mandatory” programs, required by the STCW 78 as amended, such as GMDSS, ARPA, high voltage installations, etc. and with “non – mandatory” programs (ISM Code, ship safety officer, risk assessment and incident investigation, etc.) for the personnel of ships, shipping companies and shore-based units, and also specialized courses aimed to training personnel for definite types of ships, equipment or other courses at request of shipowners, crewing companies and other organizations.

Quality and high efficiency of the courses are ensured by experienced and qualified instructors -masters, chief engineers, electroengineers and radio offiers.

The Centre has approval from Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia LEPL “Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia”.In 2017 maritime training centre has been authorized by Panama and Honduras Maritime Authority.

Quality management system is certified according to international standard ISO 9001:2015.

The centre is equipped with classrooms, specialized laboratories (ship handling and maneuvering laboratory, wall wash test laboratory and etc.), there are shore-based firefighting simulator used for training in fire fighting, swimming pool to perform the simulation of abandon ship procedures, training in the use of lifejackets and inflatable liferafts and lifeboat simulator, which is installed on training vessel “Elita”.

Theoretical classes are arranged in separate classrooms equipped with computers and projection system.

Training course acting in Maritime Training Centre are the following:

  • Bridge resource management, including leadership and teamwork
  • Operational use of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS)
  • Engine resource management,   including leadership and teamwork    
    • Ship handling and maneuvering
  • Radar observation and plotting /ARPA
  • Radar, ARPA, Bridge Teamwork and Search and Rescue Radar Navigation
  • GMDSS General Operator Certificate
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Basic Safety Training:

-        Personal survival techniques    

-        Fire prevention and fire fighting

-        Elementary first aid                  

-        Personal survival and social responsibilities  

  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
  • Shore based fire fighting
  • Advanced Fire Fighting              
  • First medical aid
  • Medical care
  • High voltage installations
  • Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations
  • Advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations  
  • Advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations    
  • Crude oil washing
  • Inert gas system
  • Cargo handling on ships carrying dangerous and hazardous substances in solid and packaged form
  • Cargo handling and ballast operations            
  • Ship Security Officer
  • Training for seafarers with designated security duties
  • Security awareness trainingfor all seafarers
  • Ship’s personnel
  • Marine Environmental Awareness
    • Basic training for fishermen
    • Ship Safety Officer
    • Risk assessment and incident investigation

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