MARPOL Training Institute On-line
MARPOL Training Institute (MTI) has added an online capacity to access their training software. With MTI’s new website for online training (http://marine-npdes.com) utilizing these training programs is fast, convenient and available to officers and crew. Meeting MARPOL Standards (MMS) Officer Version covers MARPOL Annexes I-VI with tracks for engineers, non-tanker officers, tanker deck officers, tanker and chemical carrier deck officers, Masters and Superintendents. The online Crew Version of MMS covers all Annexes but emphasizes Annex V-Garbage regulations and is applicable for any type of vessel. After completing MMS training, it is advisable for officers and crew to take the Waste Management (WM) Best Practices (WMBP) course covering the practical aspects of managing a vessel’s waste stream and includes a variety of topics for engine room, galley and deck operations. The Vessel General Permit (NTV) online training covers the US EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System regulations with the crew track covering the regulations and 26 discharges and the officer track covering both regulations and reporting requirements. All of the online courses are available in English or Korean and the MMS Crew Version is also available in Portuguese.