Two new seminars of ARCADIA MTC certified by DNV

The existing extended list of Seminars, conducted by ARCADIA Maritime Training Centre, has now been enriched by the following titles:


1. MARITIME RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (LEADERSHIP, TEAM-WORKING and MANAGERIAL Skills) Training Course, meeting the requirements laid down in the IMO International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended by the Manila amendments (2010), in the following areas: 

  • Table A-II/1 (Bridge Resource Management and Application of Leadership and Team-working skills). 
  • Table A-II/2 (Use of Leadership and Managerial skill).
  • Table A-III/1 (Engine-room Resource Management and Application of Leadership and Team-working skills).
  • Table A-III/2 (Use of Leadership and Managerial skill).

2. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS Training Course, based on IMO Model Course 1.38 Marine Environmental Awareness 2011 Edition and closely connected to the two vital Codes of modern shipping:

  • the ISM Code, which provides an International Standard for the Safe Management and Operation of ships and for pollution prevention,
  • the STCW Code, which into the competence schemes of Sections A-II/1 & A-II/2 of Chapter II (Master and deck department) and Sections A-III/1, AIII/2 (Engine department – Engine Officers) and A-III/6 (Engine department – Electricians) of Chapter III, includes the compliance with prevention pollution requirements, as well as the precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment which are included into the basic Training of Chapter VI.

The competence of seafarers is the most critical factor in the safe and efficient operation of ships, and has a direct impact on the safety of life at sea and the protection of the marine environment. New wide-ranging amendments to the STCW rules, agreed by governments in Manila in 2010, are intended to ensure that STCW standards stay relevant, so that seafarers can continue to develop and maintain their professional skills. Seafarers holding STCW certificates issued prior to 1 January 2012, will have to meet the new requirements, including refresher training up to 1 January 2017, in order for their certificates to be revalidated. New entrants to the Maritime Industry commencing training, are required to do so by 1 July 2013.

ARCADIA Maritime Training Centre new Course participants, will achieve the necessary theoretical knowledge and abilities, for the implementation and maintenance of the required actions for all activities, as per existing requirements, in order to preserve the surrounding environment from the produced vessel’s garbage and any other pollutants which may present threat, Leading, Managing and Motivating the rest of the crew to safeguard the air and sea environment.

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