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Accreditations, Approvals & Recognitions:
Title Accredited Approved Recognised Comments
ACCIDENT FILES: ENTRY INTO ENCLOSED SPACES      IMarEST  
AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS     PMA   In accordance with STCW Reg. I/14 paragraph 1.4, SOLAS Chap.5 Reg.19
BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT
     IMarEST  
BASIC BUNKERING SERIES      IMarEST  
BRIDGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERIES      IMarEST Parts 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8
BUNKERING OPERATIONS - SAFE OIL TRANSFER PROCEDURES      IMarEST  
CHEMICAL TANKER SAFETY   MCA, LISCR, PMA, IRI, MI IOM, BMA, CYP, GMA,  IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of paragraphs 15 -21 of the Sections A-V/1 of the STCW Code
COLLISION AVOIDANCE      IMarEST  
DECK OFFICER FLEXIBLE LEARNING PROGRAM       Made in association with the Blackpool and The Fylde College. The overall course is acknowledged by the MCA
ECDIS   PMA, ABS, BV   ABS's approval to the requirements of the IMO Model Course 1.27 and BV's approval to the requirements laid down in IMO Resolution MSC.232(82) adopted on 5 December 2006
ELEMENTARY FIRST AID   PMA, IRI, MI  IMarEST It comprises of knowledge required in Section A-V1/1-3 of the STCW Code
ENCLOSED SPACED ENTRY AND EMERGENCY AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE    LISCR    
ENGINE ROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT COURSE   PMA, BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of IMO MEPC / Circular 235

ENGINE ROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT:
OILY WATER & SEPARATORS

    IMarEST  
ENGINE ROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT:
THE OIL RECORD BOOK
    IMarEST  
ENGINE ROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT:
SEWAGE & WASTE WATER TREATMENT
    IMarEST  
ENGINE ROOM WASTE MANAGEMENT:
SLUDGE & THE INCINERATOR
    IMarEST  
ENTERING INTO ENCLOSED SPACES      IMarEST  
FOOD SAFETY SERIES    LISCR, MCA

 

 
ISO14001 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT NI PMA, IRI  IMarEST Compliant to the ISO 14000 Environmental Management system
ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER NI PMA, IRI, MI   IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of IMO MEPC/Circular 235
FIGHTING POLLUTION- PREVENTING POLLUTION AT SEA     IMarEST  
FIRE FIGHTING AT SEA SERIES     IMarEST Parts 1,2, 3, 4 & 5
FIRST AID PART 1     IMarEST  
FIRST AID PART 2      IMarEST  
GENERAL SURVEYING (20 modules)   PMA    
GMDSS   LISCR, PMA, MI  IMarEST  
GOOD BUNKERING PRACTICE     IMarEST  
HANDLING VEGETABLE OILS     IMarEST  
HEADWAY INTO COMPUTING   PMA IMarEST The Oxford, Cambridge and Royal Society of Arts (OCR) approved
IMDG TRAINING COURSE   LISCR, PMA, BV IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of The IMDG Code Amendment 34-08 and STCW Code, Section B-Vc
INCIDENT INVESTIGATION, ANALYSIS & REPORTING  NI PMA    
INTERNATIONAL MARINE SIGNALLING     IMarEST  
IT'S NOT WORTH IT! MARITIME POLLUTION OFFENCES     IMarEST  
ISM DESIGNATED PERSON BASIC TRAINING    PMA, LISCR    Compliant with and meeting the requirements laid down in IMO Circular ref: MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.6 adopted on 19.10.2007. Course made with World Maritime University
ISPS CREW ON BOARD FAMILIARISATION BRIEF   PMA    
KILLER GAS - THE LETHAL DANGERS OF HYDROGEN SULPHIDE   PMA, MI    
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT   PMA, IRI, MI    
LIFEBOAT ON-LOAD RELEASE MECHANISMS     IMarEST  
LIQUEFIED GAS TANKERS SAFETY
MCA, LISCR, PMA, IRI, MI  IOM, BMA, GMA, CYP,  IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of paragraphs 22 - 34 of the Sections A-V/1 of the STCW Code
LNG - SIGTTO COMPETENCY GUIDELINES   PMA, ABS, BV   Compliant with and meeting the SIGTTO Guidelines
MAINTENANCE ON LIFEBOAT ON-LOAD RELEASE MECHANISMS     IMarEST  
MAKING THE ISM CODE WORK FOR YOU     IMarEST  
MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE   LISCR, MI    
MARITIME SECURITY AWARENESS COURSE   MCA, LISCR, MPA, MI, SMNO BMA  
MLC 2006 TRAINING COURSE   LISCR MI  
MLC 2006 TRAINING COURSE FOR SHIPS MASTERS   LISCR MI  
MARPOL ANNEX VI - PREVENTION OF AIR POLLUTION     IMarEST  
MEETS - STCW FOR DECK CADETS     IMarEST  
MEETS - STCW FOR ENGINEERING CADETS     IMarEST  
MS MARINE LANGUAGE   PMA IMarEST  
OIL TANKER SAFETY   MCA, LISCR, PMA, IRI, MI IOM, BMA, CYP, GMA, IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of paragraphs 8 - 14 of the Sections A-VI of the STCW Code
ONBOARD ENERGY SAVING & THE ENVIRONMENT     IMarEST  
ONBOARD TRAINER & ASSESSOR   PMA   In accordance with STCW 95 Reg. I/6 and Section A-I/6.6
OVER & UNDER PRESSURISATION OF TANKS     IMarEST  
PANAMA CANAL   PMA    
PERSONAL SAFETY ON BOARD SERIES   PMA IMarEST  IMarEST recognition for Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5. PMA approval for Part 9.
PERSONAL SURVIVAL SERIES     IMarEST Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4
PORT FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER    PMA, BV   In accordance with the recommendations of the IMO Model Course 3.21, including the details of the ISPS Code and amendments to Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 1974
PORT STATE CONTROL   PMA IMarEST  
RISK ASSESSMENT AT SEA TRAINING COURSE   MCA, PMA, BV    
SAFE CARGO STOWAGE & SECURING     IMarEST  
SAFE CONTAINER OPERATIONS TRAINING COURSE    LISCR    
SAFETY OFFICER NI MCA, LISCR, PMA, SMNO IRI, IOM, MI, CYP, GMA, IMarEST In accordance with the UK MCA Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen, Section 1 - Chap.3 and UK MS Act SI 1997/2962.
SAY NO TO BULLYING, SAY NO TO HARASSMENT     IMarEST  
SHIPBOARD SECURITY: SSO AND DESIGNATED
SECURITY DUTIES TRAINING COURSE
  SMNO   STCW Sections A-VI/5 and A-VI6, STCW Table A-VI
SHIPBOARD SECURITY OFFICER NI MCA, LISCR, PMA, IRI, MPA, MI, SMNO BV, DNV IOM, BMA, CYP, GMA, IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of Section A-V1/5 of the STCW Code
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING- PART 1   PMA    
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING - PART 2   PMA    
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING - PART 3   PMA    
SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER-
PETROLEUM & LIQUID CARGOES
    IMarEST  
TANK CLEANING PRACTICE     IMarEST  
TANKER FAMILIARISATION   MCA, LISCR, PMA, IRI, MI IOM, BMA, CYP, GMA, IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of paragraphs 1 - 7 of the Sections A-VI/1 of the STCW Code
TARGET TRACKING DEVICES   PMA    
THE SHIPBOARD MANAGEMENT ROLE   PMA    
SAFE USE OF FORKLIFT TRUCKS   PMA    
TMSA 2     IMarEST  
VESSEL GENERAL PERMIT     IMarEST  
VESSEL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE    LISCR    
WASTE & GARBAGE MANAGEMENT   BV IMarEST  
WIND, WAVES & STORMS SERIES     IMarEST Parts 1& 2
WORKING WITH TUGS   PMA     
 


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Key to Flag State Titles & Abbreviations:
Body Key Body Key
American Bureau of Shipping ABS Bahamas Maritime Authority BMA
Bureau Veritas BV Cyprus Department of Shipping CYP
Det Norske Veritas DNV Gibraltar Maritime Administration GMA
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology  IMarEST International Registeries Inc IRI
Isle of Man Registry IOM Liberian Registry LISCR
Maritime & Coastguard Agency MCA Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore MPA
Nautical Institute NI Panama Maritime Authority PMA
Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator MI Swiss Maritime Navigation Office SMNO


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