After four months of training, our 5 seafarers successfully graduated and obtained the Certificate of Competency of “Officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of less than 500 gross tonnage” (STCW A-II/3).
They started the courses in April 2015 with 10 other seafarers. Our crew were previously Able Seaman or Pump-man.
With this new certificate, our seafarers will be able to continue their career toward new challenge. They can, now sail, as Deck Officers. Once they will have sailed 12 months as Deck Officer; they will acquire the Certificate of Captain 500 UMS.
This training session at the ISEM* in Casablanca was the first one. A new session should take place in 2016.
* ISEM : Institut Supérieur d’Etudes Maritimes – Maritime School of Casablanca