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  • Navigational Training Centre

    "NTC" address:
    Russia, 163000, Arkhangelsk,
    av. Lomonosova, 58, build 1/4.
    Tel: +7(8182) 652 054
    Fax: +7(8182) 637 478

    The Navigational Training Centre (NTC) provides simulator-based training in compliance with "mandatory" programmes, required by amended International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW-78/95) such as:

    • Radar observation and plotting (Resolution A.483(XII) of IMO)
    • Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) (Resolution A.482(XII) of IMO)
    • The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)
    • Bridge team management
    • Shiphandling and manoeuvring

    Radar, ARPA and ECDIS training is conducted on the navigational simulator Navy-Training 4000, with 130° day and night visual system, of the Company Transas Sankt-Petersburg, which work in accordance with the Carriage requirements for shipborne navigational systems and equipment (Chapter V of the SOLAS-74/95).

    Training bridges are equipped with the simulator-based navigational aids (gyrocompass, log, echo - sounder, autopilot, radar, GPS and SART) as well as Real Marine ARPA simulator (Kelvin Hughes, Furuno, Bridge-Master), VHF, AIS and ECDIS (Navi-Sailor-3000).

    All systems on each bridge are integrated into a single navigational complex, corresponding to the modern navigational equipment of new vessels.

    The simulator's database allows navigators to handle various types of vessels, from small trawler of 1,000 tones displacement to large container ships and tanker of 250,000 tones.

    Due to its "near real bridge equipment" and experienced instructors, the Training Centre represents the best of its kind in the region, and is widely popular among the navigators and shipping companies of North-West Russia. Over the past 30 years, approximately 15 shipowners in the region have made use of the Training Centre's services.

    The new quarters of the Training Centre comply with all standards. The instructors of the training courses are Deep sea captains who have extensive working experience both on vessels of NSC, Arkhangelsk and in the Training Centre.

    Training is conducted under the patronage of the Harbor master of the port of Arkhangelsk , who participates in the activities of the examining committee and issues Certificates.

    Maritime Administration has issued Certificate confirming that NTC complies with the Performance Standards and can be used for training of navigators in accordance with the above programs.

    The duration of each course is one week (Monday-Friday), at a cost of $177 to $ 685. In addition to recommended by the STCW Code programs for navigators NTC provides training of operators who manage in oil-spill liquidation. This training is conducted on the new simulator PISCES II (Potential Incident Simulation and Evaluation System).

    For accommodation we can offer You to stay at Hotel Meridian.

    "NTC" address:
    Russia, 163000, Arkhangelsk,
    av. Lomonosova, 58, build 1/4.
    Tel: +7(8182) 652 054
    Fax: +7(8182) 637 478
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