Emergency Breathing System (EBS) included in our BOSIET-HUET training course

We are constantly on the lookout for improvements of our courses. In this respect, our HUET course includes, as from now on, training in Compressed Air-Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) equipment​.

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IGF Training mandatory for crew on vessels subject to the IGF Code

The use of gas, such as LNG, and other low-flashpoint fuels such as ships’ fuel has increased in recent years and poses particular safety challenges. To manage these properly the IMO adopted the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) in 2015 and has added related aspects to STCW. The IGF training allows seafarers to comply with Regulation V/3 of the STCW Convention, ‘Mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters, ratings and other personnel on ships subject to the IGF Code’, which came into force in January 2017.

Thanks to our recent joint venture with EXMAR Academy, we are proud to offer the IGF Training, recognized by the Belgian Maritime Inspectorate.

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BIM and EXMAR join forces

We are proud to announce that BIM has incorporated EXMAR Academy, a branch of EXMAR Ship Management. EXMAR Ship Management manages and operates specialized assets such as a large fleet of gas carriers and floating liquefaction, storage and regasification units.

EXMAR Academy’s expertise lies in the gas industry with a specialty in new fuel types. Throughout the years, BIM’s activities centred on the maritime and oil sector training. Together with EXMAR Academy, BIM has now diversified its training services in all aspects of the maritime and offshore sectors.

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