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Simulator Courses in Shiphandling, Radar / ECDIS, Engine, GMDSS, and Liquid Cargo; & Human Element, LNG fuelled Ships, ma-co, Classroom and Other Courses at MTC Hamburg

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MTC Marine Training Center Hamburg GmbH is one of the largest marine training centers in Europe and provides maritime training for ship crew using state of the art shiphandling, radar, GMDSS, dynamic positioning, engine and cargo simulators. Training courses are in accordance with STCW 95 and also the latest STCW 2010. The changes are particularly applied to the tanker courses, the ECDIS, bridge resource management and bridge team management courses as well as to the high voltage and engine room management courses.

Furthermore MTC together with MAN Diesel facilitates comprehensive training workshop with all the components available to provide training courses for 2-stroke, 4-stroke engines as well as turbochargers. In addition MTC has also installed a simulator for GMDSS, a Dynamic Positioning simulator and a liquid cargo simulator for the education of oil and gas tanker crews.

MTC is located in Stellingen, Hamburg which is about 15 minutes from the airport and the city center. The services including accommodation are offered to participants from shipping companies, ship management companies, pilot organizations, VTS operators, research institutes and governmental organizations.

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2018 Training Programs


Human Element Courses

  • Human Element, Leadership and Management - Management Level (incl. Bridge Resource Management)
  • Human Element, Leadership and Management - Management Level (incl. Engine Team Management)
  • Maritime Resource Management MRM (Swedish Club)
  • Maritime Resource Management MRM (For Pilots)

Shiphandling Simulator Courses

  • Bridge Resource Management / Bridge Team Management
  • Ship Handling / Bridge Team Management
  • Ship Handling ULCC up to 400m Length
  • Ship Handling for Cruise Vessels
  • Ship Handling for Yachts
  • Ship Handling for Pilots
  • Introduction to STS Operations (Ship to Ship transfer)
  • Workshop Pilot/Master Relationship
  • COLREG Training, Navigation and Watchkeeping Training
  • Maneuvering with POD Propulsion for Pilots 4
  • Maneuvering with POD Propulsion
  • Maneuvering with Tugs

 Radar / ECDIS Simulator Courses

  • ARPA / AIS Training
  • Operational use of ECDIS Systems (Refresher)
  • Operational use of ECDIS Systems (Generic)
  • ECDIS training for Wärtsilä-SAM Electronics Chartpilot / Radarpilot / Multipilot / NACOS
  • ECDIS Type Specific Training for Wärtsilä-SAM Electronics PLATINUM
  • ECDIS Type Specific Training for JRC
  • Navigation in restricted visibility

Engine Simulator Courses

  • Engine Room Plant Familiarization and Operation
  • Engine Room Watchkeeping and Troubleshooting
  • Engine Room Familiarization for Deck Officers
  • MAN Electronic Engines Operation and Analysis (ME)
  • MAN ME-Engine Electrical Course
  • MAN ME-B Engine Operation and Analysis
  • MAN ME-B Engine Electrical Course
  • MAN Electronic Engines Operation and Analysis (ME) (Refresher Course)
  • MAN ME Upgrade Course
  • MAN ME-B Upgrade Course

Classroom Courses

  • Electrical Safety in High Voltage Installations
  • Introduction to Marine Electrotechnology (Basic)
  • Marine Electrotechnology
  • Safety Officer for Cruise Vessels
  • Basic Knowledge Shipping
  • Train the Trainer

LNG fueled Ships Courses

  • LNG Fuel Basic (IGF I) - Basic Training for operation of LNG fuelled ships
  • LNG Fuel Basic (IGF II) - Advanced Training for operation of LNG fuelled ships

GMDSS Simulator Courses

  • GMDSS Refresher

Liquid Cargo Simulator Courses

  • Basic Training for Oil, Chemical and Liquefied Gas Tankers Cargo Operations
  • Combined specialized Training for Oil and Chemical Tankers
  • Specialized Training for Liquefied Gas Tankers
  • Handling of hydraulic driven submerged cargo pumps
  • Safety on Gas Tankers and Terminals
  • TOTS, Module 4A
  • TOTS, Module 4B
  • TOTS, Module 4C
  • TOTS, Module 4D
  • TOTS, Module 4E
  • TOTS, Module 4F
  • Tanker Cargo Calculation and Operation for Deck Officers

ma-co Courses

  • Basic Safety Training according to STCW 78 as amended - Optionally incl. Security Awareness Training
  • Advanced Fire Fighting acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boat acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Refresher: Basic Safety Training acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Refresher: Craft and Rescue Boat acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Refresher: Advanced Fire Fighting acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (modular training concept)
  • Mooring Training - The Safe and Proper Mooring of Vessels
  • Complete Special Passenger Ship Training - Former „Crowd & Crisis Management
  • Refresher: Complete Special Passenger Ship Training
  • Special Training For Guest Service Personnel On Board Of Passenger Ships
  • Medical Care Training acc. to STCW 78 as amended -Optionally as Refresher Course
  • Security Awareness Training acc. to STCW 78 as amended -As single module
  • The Ship Security Officer acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • The Company Security Officer acc. to STCW 78 as amended
  • Reefer Trouble Shooting -The Reefer Container On Board The Vessel (Maintenance and Repairs)
  • The C.B.T. -Computer Based Training (Dangerous Goods incl. Hazardous Materials / Ballast Water Management)
  • Confident Media Response -Safe and Proper Handling with the Media in Case of Emergency
  • Fatigue -Improving The Human Performance (Especially for pilots) - as company seminar only
  • Emergency Response Training for Offshore employees - as company seminar only 

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