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Our ETC members worldwide

Our training centres are located all around the globe in strategically selected locations, aiming to provide the highest quality of classroom and online training solutions.

Cosmos Nautical Training Centre Piraeus (Greece)

Since its establishment, Cosmos Nautical Training Centre (CNTC) which is a fully equipped Maritime Training Facility, keeps evolving in the industry, by offering advanced maritime training and educational programs. Through high technology, modern teaching facilities and equipment, Cosmos Nautical Training Centre, offers properly designed and value-added courses and seminars, aiming to upgrade the skills of seafarers and to promote safety and excellence, in line with the demands of the industry. CNTC delivers cutting-edge solutions and provides up-to-date programs in the areas of Management, Human Resources, Engineering, Cargo, Navigation, Information technology and Pollution Prevention covering all IMO aspects and standards, always taking into account the SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, MLC, INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS. Our website seeks to provide a vista into the CNTC, its facilities, the organization and the range of services offered.

Odessa Maritime Training Centre (OMTC) Odessa (Ukraine)

Odessa Maritime Training Centre (OMTC) founded in 1998 is the biggest training centre in Ukraine which conducts all the courses for seafarers of all ranks. OMTC is equipped with a powerful training base which includes full-mission bridge and engine room simulators, as well as real shipboard equipment and systems of leading manufacturers (Kongsberg, TRANSAS, Furuno, MPRI, JRC, etc.), practical lessons which give the seafarer an opportunity to gain the required competence and skills. Practice of functions relating to emergency situations, safety techniques, ship security, medical care and survival is conducted in the training facilities, equipped with swimming pools, firefighting appliances and fire facilities, lifesaving appliances and other equipment. An important component of qualitative training of seafarers in our centre is the highly qualified teaching consisting of: deep sea captains, chief engineers, electro-technical officers, professors, doctors of philosophy and doctors of science with long-term industrial and educational experience.

Ocean Training Centre Istanbul (Turkey)

Ocean Training Centre (OTC), is located in Istanbul and provides training and ECDIS Navigation Audit & Consultancy services. We built our services based our customers’ satisfaction, thus we work towards maintaining the highest standards of training in the maritime industry. OTC is committed to exceed the expectations of its customers, by having adequately qualified instructors and staff, ensuring to satisfy the demands of every client, either an individual or a company in the industry.

Nautilus Pacific Maritime Training Centre Inc. Manila (Philippines)

Nautilus Pacific Maritime Training Centre Inc. in Manila, was established in 2012 with the sole purpose to provide and deliver quality training for the Filipino seafarers. The introduction of new and additional state-of-the-art training and simulator equipment along with the modern and cosy classrooms, provide all the necessary materials and create the necessary environment needed in order to provide high level training. Nautilus is accredited by DNV-GL with ISO 9001:2008; it is also accredited by the Marshall Islands, Liberia & Panama Flags Administration and consists of the Associate Member of INTERTANKO. Nautilus is also accredited by ABS Academy under relevant industry standards. At the present moment, Nautilus operates 24 STCW courses, more than 40 in-house developed Courses & a big number of ECDIS specific courses as well, under the strict supervision of our instructors. Nautilus became a training partner of Safebridge in 2016 and since last year it is the exclusive ETC provider in the Philippines.

Veritas Danube Training Center Constanta (Romania)

People matter – this is our fundamental belief and it is of utmost importance for the safety and smooth sailing of our customers’ vessels. In that respect, we operate under a Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2015 certified by BUREAU VERITAS Certification, Certificate Number RO2017.091.036Q, & according to BUREAU VERITAS criteria for Certification of Quality Management Systems of Maritime Training Institutes or Simulator Centers, Certificate Number RO2017.091.036TI. Our training center is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, featuring: Full mission dual Bridge, including Arctic Operations and Engine simulators which can work in integration. A comprehensive list of courses taught by highly experienced instructors.

Theta Training Center Piraeus (Greece)

Theta Training Center is a specialized provider of Maritime Learning and Development Solutions certified and monitored by ABS. Our ambition is to provide courses that extend beyond the traditional curriculum and present you with training solutions to address your needs. A dedicated training center with experienced and qualified trainers and assessors for onboard and ashore training, authorized by various ECDIS makers.

Qualship Georgia Maritime Training Center Batumi (Georgia)

QGMTC in Batumi  provides top-quality maritime educational opportunities for seafarers, with exceptional instructors and high-rank professionals as part of their team. Following current industry regulations, the company offers trainees the highest quality education at a state-of-the-art facility. Training courses include: the Bridge Simulator, Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator, Engine Room Simulator and ECDIS Type-Specific training.




Italian Maritime Academy Technologies Naples (Italy)

The Italian Maritime Academy Technologies in Europe, is recognized from the Italian Coast Guard as an authorised training center in providing the mandatory courses for boarding, on any type of vessel. Moreover, the company includes instructors with great experience and knowledge in the field, aiming to communicate their competences and abilities to every crew member, in order for them to be able to manage every possible scenario while on board.

Aqua Marine Maritime Academy Mumbai (India)

Aqua Marine Maritime Academy (AMMA) is headed by Mr Prakash Agarwal, who was instrumental in setting up the first DP training facility in India, “Sir Derek Bibby Maritime Training Centre” (BMTC). The Academy introduced the ECDIS courses in India in its state-of-the-art facility which soon got MCA (U.K.) accreditation for ECDIS, High Voltage (HV) and HELM courses. Subsequently, it followed with ECDIS Type Specific courses under the approval of Kongsberg, SafeBridge. JRC and Kelvin Hughes. Mr Agarwal founded “Aqua Marine Maritime Academy Pvt. Ltd” (AMMA) in 2016, to provide consultancy services for setting up training centres, introducing and conducting courses in the field of Marine & Offshore. In June 2019, he again took control of BMTC under the banner of AMMA and with all the experiences and expertise, looking at enterprising new avenues in the training arena.

Exerters Training Center Gdynia (Poland)

The goal of our activity is to educate navy and merchant officers in the scope of operating the ECDIS.

The technological advancement of the modern navigation bridge provides many new opportunities that significantly simplify work and increase the level of navigational safety. We focus on solving problems reported by watch officers, captains and auditors. Our trainings go far beyond standard by focusing on the use of known functions in practice. The experience gained during participation in dozens of trainings in training centers around the world has allowed us to develop a training formula that goes beyond the usual schemes

  • We offer the largest spectrum of ECDIS type-specific courses in Poland.
  • Our instructors are navigational officers experienced in operating the ECDIS system
  • All our instructors have IMO instructor certificates (IMO Model Course 6.09)
  • The trainings offered by EXERTERS Training Center meet the international requirements set by the International Maritime Organization
  • Certificates issued at the end of the training are approved by the ECDIS system makers
  • On behalf of our clients, we organize full logistics support – transport, accommodation, catering
  • We maintain close cooperation with employers of trained officers by creating proprietary training programs coordinated with SMS (Safety Management System) procedures
  • Due to the excellent location in Pomeranian Science and Technology Park in Gdynia, Poland, we significantly reduce costs. 
  • We understand the needs of our clients and we approach each order flexibly (new system on the ship, lack of knowledge, departure in three days – we can also deal with such situations)

European Marine Training Centre (EMTC) Odessa (Ukraine)

European Maritime Training Centre (EMTC) is a private, professional technical training centre, located in Ukraine, carrying out educational activities in training and certification of seafarers.

EMTC has successfully passed the audit of the Quality Management System and has been approved by the Bureau Veritas according to the standards of ISO 9001:2015.

All STCW and simulation trainings are performing in classrooms equipped with modern simulators, and our qualified instructors can find an individual approach to each client in order to achieve the best results in their professional skills. As a partner of ETC we provide a big number of ECDIS Type specific courses . We are ready for cooperation and achievement of main goals.