Transas Hellas supplied six desktop bridge simulators to Piraeus Maritime Training Centre.
The bridge simulators are intended for training in watch keeping and operations with ECDIS: radar/ARPA operations, familiarization with all the details of electronic chart operation, including route planning and monitoring and the principles of displaying various types of information. An instructor station and a debriefing facility provide the instructor with all necessary tools for efficient preparation, editing, conducting, monitoring, playback and assessing the exercise.
PMTC has been established 25 years ago as a private Marine Education Centre. Now PMTC is providing training courses to seafarers according to the regulations of the International Convention STCW 78/95, in an own building which fulfills the specification as an Educational building and the national requirements for health and safety of the trainees.
This training centre has been approved by Panama, Liberia, Marshall Islands and Cook Islands Administration for the provision of courses as per STCW 78/95. It is also certified by Bureau Veritas according to the standard of ISO 9001:2008 for the provision of training as per STCW 78/95.
The instructors are Masters, Chief Engineers former Radio Operators and Engineers experts in the Marine field graduated from Universities. The basic courses that are provided with the use of simulator by this Centre are: Bridge Resource Management/Ship Handling, Engine Room Resource Management, Liquid Cargo Handling, ECDIS, RADAR ARPA and GMDSS.