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STCW, DP, Offshore Loading, Rig, Subsea, Offshore & Navigation in Coastal Waters Training in Norway

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Established in 2010, Simsea is a continuation of Haugesund Simulator Center and help organize various courses to increase mariners' operational skills, their ability to cooperate and to be innovative onboard. Simsea founders have been in the industry for a long time and have almost unlimited access to operational knowledge. The programs are prepared by task-teams consisting of experienced mariners and other relevant experts from the industry and, the quality assurance of the programs are monitored by senior operational personnel.

Simsea simulators have models of real ships and equipment in daily use onboard. All offshore simulators are integrated and can be used for advanced complex operations. Each simulator can also be used on a standalone basis. Simsea is accredited by (Norwegian Maritime Directorate) NMD and The Nautical Institute (NI) and certified according to ISO 9001/2008 as well as STCW.

Simsea also offers full-scale testing of work processes, technical solutions, and assessment. All the offerings are based on world-class simulator technology, in-depth operational experience and relational skills.

Training Programs


  • BRM
  • ERM
  • High Voltage Course for Engineers
  • Certificate test for Deck officers and Chief/Engineer
  • Pre-course to Certificate test for Deck Officers and Chief/Engineers

DP Nautical Institute

  • DP Induction
  • DP Simulator

Offshore Loading

  • Offshore Loading Basic
  • Offshore Loading Refresher


  • DPO Preparation
  • DPO Specialization Shuttle Tanker
  • DPO Certification Exam, Shuttle Tanker


  • Module 7: Rig stability
  • Module 9: Maritime operations
  • Module 10: Rig manoeuvring
  • Rig Operations


  • Complex operations in simulator
  • ROV

Navigation in Coastal Waters

  • Coastal Navigation for Cadet PEC


  • Anchor handling
  • Kongsberg K-Bridge ECDIS operator course
  • DP Familiarization
  • Shiphandling and manoeuvering
  • AIS
  • Retraining Offshore Crane

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