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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

MPA LAUNCHES INTEGRATED SIMULATION CENTRE (ISC) OF SINGAPORE, INTERTANKO PRESENTED WITH A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION

The ISC is one of MPA’s latest initiatives to meet the shipping industry’s increasing demands for well-trained seafarers. The ISC employs some of the latest maritime simulation technologies available, covers all aspects of a ship’s operations from ship-handling to crisis management and fully meets the requirements of STCW95.

Developed in close cooperation with the Singapore Polytechnic at a cost of S$12 million, the Integrated Simulation Centre (ISC) is one of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA’s) latest initiatives to meet the shipping industry’s increasing demands for well-trained seafarers.  The ISC employs some of the latest maritime simulation technologies available, covers all aspects of a ship’s operations from ship-handling to crisis management and fully meets the requirements of STCW95.

 

Speaking at the Ceremony, the Minister for Transport, Mr Yeo Cheow Tong, commented that such a facility will boost the quality and efficiency of maritime training in Singapore.  INTERTANKO, together with A P Moller, Evergreen, Neptune Shipmanagement, and the Singapore Shipping Association was presented with a token of appreciation by MPA’s Director-General, Mr Chen Tze Penn for their contributions as members of the Integrated Simulator Advisory Committee.

 

Contact: Minerva Alfonso, e-mail:minerva.alfonso@intertanko.com