(NORRKOPING, Sweden) — Transas Marine International has received Transportstyrelsen (Swedish Transport Agency) approval for its STCW conform generic ECDIS training.
After successful formal and on-site Transportstyrelsen audits, Transas ECDIS training course was certified successfully and will be re-audited according to the regular Transportstyrelsen audit cycle. ECDIS Training offered by Transas Marine follows the IMO Model Course 1.27 fully compliant to the STCW 2010, which is compulsory for training from Jan. 1, 2012. This allows Transas to issue STCW 2010 compliant ECDIS training certificates.
Sweden is the second flag state to approve Transas Marine’s generic ECDIS training after the approval by BSH (Germany) in 2011. These trainings are accepted by all other IMO member states due to a standing agreement.
The Transportstyrelsen and BSH certification is recognition of Transas Marine as a high-level ECDIS training provider according to the latest regulations.
Shipping companies can already apply for the course via Transas training calendar.
Transas Marine has the biggest ECDIS background in the maritime industry. With the first ECDIS in the world to receive BSH type-approval in 1999, today Transas introduces the most comprehensive ECDIS solutions to the market. Transas Marine runs certified IMO Model Course 1.27 in its premises and through its Global ECDIS Training Network GET-Net around the world.