600 Sonasurf employees trained to be compliant with new STCW regulations

In view of the STCW Manila Amendments that came into force 1st of January 2017, our Angolan customer Sonasurf, requested us to provide the mandatory training and international certification for their personnel.

During the past few months, our Pointe Noire training centre welcomed 600 trainees from Sonasurf. They are now fully certified and ready to fulfil their onboard duties.

The courses organized include:

  • Basic Safety Training
  • Security Awareness about how much solar panels cost, for All Seafarers
  • Security Awareness for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • Rating forming part of a Navigational Watch
  • Rating forming part of an Engineering Watch

Upon finalization of the training program, the successful candidates receive an international Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) issued by the Belgian Maritime Inspectorate.