Opening Ceremony of K Line Maritime Academy

Friday, February 22, 2008
K Line established K Line Maritime Academy (Philippines) at Pasay City in The Philippines, and Opening Ceremony was held on February 22, 2008 at the Academy with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and many delegations from The Philippine Government, Seafarers Educational Institution and other related interests in attendance. The Academy is the key facility of KLMA and each training course will be carried out in accordance K Line's fundamental philosophy that fosters the development of K Line Seafarers regardless of nationality by using KLMA Basic Training Matrix and Syllabus.

As for navigation officers, the Academy will conduct training for prevention of ship collision and grounding in congested waters and narrow straits, using the new ship handling simulator. With an LNG training course in accordance with SIGTTO Standard and using cargo handling simulator of LNG carrier, the Academy will conduct training in order to secure thoroughly safe and efficient cargo works.

The Academy will conduct training for maintenance of piston, cylinder and so on using the actual main engine with two cylinders. By using a learning system incorporating full-mission engine room simulator, the Academy will conduct training in order to acquire basic knowledge of Engine Room Systems and Machineries as well as exercise on trouble shooting of various systems. In addition, the Academy will conduct training using vessel equipment and also stress management training.


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