Entries by Stien Goffin

Refresher Courses – Modified admission requirements during COVID period

Since BIM provides trainings under the recognition of the Belgian Maritime Administration, the following extract of Circular 2020/002 as revised March 31st 2021 issued by the Federal Public Service –  Mobility and Transport, applies to those whose training certificates subject to refresher requirements expired or are to expire soon. This concern the following courses:   […]

The global sulphur cap

In 2020 the global 0.50% sulphur cap IMO regulation has come into effect in a bid to reduce ships’ air emissions. Many ship owners are already preparing for this new regulation by converting their ships to allow the use of alternative fuels such as LNG. Since 2017, BIM has organized regular STCW compliant training sessions […]