TMS Tankers Ltd established in 2016 a first class Maritime training provider, named TMS Training Center, with the aim of providing in-house training to both shore based personnel and the Seafarers of TMS Group of Companies such as TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd, as well as any other affiliated company.
Training is an added value to our Officers and shore-based staff enhancing Safety at sea. There is a need to continue training beyond initial qualifications in order to maintain, upgrade and update skills and competencies throughout working life.
TMS Training Center establishment and operation is an example of a prudent approach towards Safety, Quality and Environmental Excellence. Additionally shows TMS Group of Companies commitment in investing in its people providing continues training, while recognizing the overwhelming contribution of the human element in Safety.
In TMS Training Center, we train our people as close to real life as possible, teaching them how to handle challenging situations. We strive to provide a better learning experience. The goal is to achieve the highest learning level from a training session.
TMS Training Center is utilizing a state of the art training facility in Athens, which is equipped with Navigation, Cargo and Ballast, and Engine-room systems simulators by Kongsberg. These simulators are based on a cutting-edge technology platform enabling more realistic training scenarios and enhanced user benefits for both instructors and students.
TMS Training Center, is conducting seven (7) simulated courses so far, as follows:
- a) Oil Cargo Handling (K-Sim Cargo, Neptune CHS-SCC-II, Suezmax)
- b) LNG Cargo Handling (K-Sim Cargo, Neptune CHS LNGC-M)
- c) BRM – BTM (K-Sim Navigation bridge class A)
- d) ECDIS Generic (K-Sim Radar / ECDIS).
- e) K – Chief 700, Step 1 (K – Chief Crew Trainer, Automat. system for LNGCs).
- f) ERM for Tankers and VLGCs [Neptune K-Sim Engine, model (ERS L11 MC-90-V MAN B&W, VLCC)].
- g) ERM for LNGCs [Neptune K-Sim Engine, model (ERS DE-DF, LNG carrier)].
In addition there are three (3) classroom facilities for lectures and seminars (Soft courses) such as ISO 14001, ISO 50001, Risk Assessment and Incident Investigation courses to name but a few.
TMS Training Center Approvals
TMS Training Center’s Management System is approved and certified by DNV GL in accordance with the DNV GL Standard for Certification of Maritime Training Providers No. DNVGL-ST-0029. The certificate is valid until 09 December 2021 and is subject to annual audits.
TMS Training Center is also approved by the Malta Transport Centre / Merchant Shipping Directorate in accordance with their standards and Guidelines.
Additionally the BRM-BTM and ECDIS generic courses are approved by the Marshall Islands Registry / IRI.