BV Monitoring Audit

Cert engLast Friday, on the 24th of March, KMSTC successfully passed monitoring audit conducted by Bureau Veritas.  We got outright approval.

Next monitoring audit is scheduled in December, 2017

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Briese visit

On the 17th of March KMSTC KSMA had special guests – the management of the company Briese. The owner of the company Wilke Briese and the director of the Ukraininan branch Maxim Nestor visited KSMA premises.

They had a tour of the KMSTC KSMA facilities.

The company expressed willingness to participate in selection of ratings for work on board ships.

Mr. Briese and Mr. Nestor signed the agreement on cadets’ program.

Besides, the company has an intention to get seafarers trained at KMSTC KSMA facilities.

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Our Latest Update

DSC_1158ThDSC_1064e first meetiDSC_1087ng of the International Maritime Cluster “IT Chamber of Education and Training of Seafarers” took place on the 31st of January, 2017, Odessa was chosen as the venue. The cluster was founded in 2016 at Kherson State Maritime Academy (KSMA) with the participation of Kherson Maritime Specialized Training Center (KMSTC) at KSMA.

One of the main purposes of this cluster is to train seafarers by way of systematic introduction IT technologies into the educational environment of the KSMA and KMSTC and to offer higher quality of education and training.

Many people took the floor at this meeting, among them was Captain Sergiy Dudchenko, the director of KMSTC. He presented the innovative model and practical training at KSMA and KMSTC.

KMSTC director outlined the basic principles of involvement of the Training facility into the cluster. They are:

  • Integration of KMSTC curriculums into academic subjects of the Academy and College in educational and simulator training; this will allow the training center to carry out preliminary training of KSMA MC KSMA cadets in accordance with integrated plans to obtain certificates; as a result, some specialized courses offered by KMSTC are already integrated into KSMA curricula and delivered for KSMA cadets
  • Obligatory cadets’ specialized educational and simulator training
  • Maximum usage of Simulator Complex laboratories and equipment jointly exploited by KSMA and KMSTC

With this cluster in action and with modern and up-to-date purpose-built facilities KMSTC can offer KSMA cadets and acting seafarers such a level of training that will meet and exceed expectations of the industry.

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Port State Control Course

KMSTC intends to launch Port State Control course in July and August, 2017. More details to come soon.

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Grain Stability course

KMSTC has an intention to launch Grain Stability course in August, 2017. More news to come soon.

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KMSTC passed OPITO monitoring audit

Great news for our partners!

OPITO conducted monitoring audit of KMSTC at the end of November, 2016 and we are pleased to let everyone know that we are continuing to offer OPITO approved BOSIET, FOET and HUET.

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KMSTC approved by State Service of Ukraine for Transport Safety

We are pleased to inform that KMSTC was audited by State Service of Ukraine for Transport Safety in October, 2016 and now we are approved to deliver such courses as medical first aid, Security awareness, Security duties and Ship Security officer.

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Inauguration of new cadets and 10 years of cooperation with Marlow Navigation

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On the 14th of October KMSTC took part in the Inauguration ceremony of new cadets. This date is also remarkable due to the fact that Kherson State Maritime Academy celebrated anniversary – 10 years of cooperation with Marlow Navigation. the management of Marlow navigation articipated in the se events as well.

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Container Lashing Training Course

We would like to inform that newly developed course – Container Lashing Training provides essential knowledge how to lash containers and in additional handling and lashing of break bulk cargoes.


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Diving Techniques Familiarization

We would like to announce that Specialized Training Centre plan to launch new course called Diving Techniques Familiarization . 5 days Course with final day at Open water.IMG_0678

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BUREAU VERITAS ISO 9001:2008 certified.

We glad to inform that Specialized Training Centre audited and certified by BUREAU VERITAS 9001:2008 Quality Management System.

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Donation to Spec Training Centre

Specialized Training Centre is glad to inform that a shipment of immersion suits has been delivered with the help of our partners. This will ensure high quality training at KMSTC.



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Master / Pilot Relation Course launch 2016

Specialized Training Centre plans to launch new course – Master / Pilot Relation in 2016. The aim of the course is to reduce amount of incidents and accidents involving master-pilot not efficient bridge teamwork and information exchange. Real Pilot invites for practical exercises to create close to real situations.


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2015 OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi

We would like to announce that 2015 OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi passed successfully. OPITO’s Group Chief Executive gave an overview of the conference theme whilst highlighting learnings from the past, such as the impact of low oil prices on incident and accident rates. Many see safety skills, training and development as a cost rather than an investment, a way of thinking that is considered unacceptable to OPITO. David Doig discussed the ways in which OPITO will lead by example as they start to create innovative training through greater use of technology.


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OPITO approved courses 10% less till 31dec2015

We would like to announce discount for all OPITO approved courses till 31dec2015.

10% less for BOSIET, FOET, HUET.


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