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About US

Thank you for visiting the Ocean Training Center which is located in Istanbul where is the meeting point of continents and cultures, operates under Class ISO9001:2015 certificate by Rina. OTC is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive theoretical /practical maritime training, Consultancy and Audit services for Maritime Industry.

We have been providing our services during the last ten years with the main principle of quality; therefore have been working with the leader companies of the sector while striving to increase our training and services quality and incorporating new manufacturer and companies in Maritime industry into our range of services in order to become your first choice whenever or wherever you need our services for your good company,projects, seaferars ,vessels and management systems.

Our Vision:

OTC in response to a growing industry need for a quality training establishment and also providing the Pre-Inspection, consultancy and Selling services . We are an independent training & consultancy & Assesment establishment who purely deal with maritime industry. From ordinary seaman to unlimited tonnage master/pilot OTC has the industry resources and expertise to support you every step of the way. This includes a range of comprehensive Programs, Courses, Examination Assistance, and industry leading Maritime Simulation including advanced Training and Research capabilities. Our facility is here to make your career advancement as smooth and beneficial as possible.

If you want a place with quality training, reasonable pricing, and with most contemporary teaching methods, other our services then OTC is the place to come. If you look through the testimonials from our past students and clients, you will see how successful we are. We have had 100% success rates with respect to orals and written preps. We also have a "class till you learn" policy; in other words we will train you till you are able to operate the devices or use the knowledge for both pass the exam and on your career .

We deliver a range of services. We also design tailor made course for clients. Browse through our course list for further details. If you can’t find a particular course, you can contact us through our contact page. We guarantee that we will get back to you within 12 hours.

OTC’ s services are included but not limited to solely training, consultancy, selling, semina &workshop and Audit. We also help our quest with the accommodation and transportation in order to provide ease of organization in our country saving your invaluable time.

It is our sincerest wish to welcome you at our Professional and Qualified Maritime Education and Service Platform in order to exchange intelligence and experiences, while providing you the best pre/post services.

Knowledge Saves Human ,Humas Saves Lives

Destination of Knowledge OTC

Ecdis Courses > Type Specific Courses

Class Room Training

Type- specific ECDIS training is given by the ECDIS manufacturer or his authorized representative.

Duration :

2 Days (16 Hours)

Course content:

Theoretical lectures, discussions, and series of demonstrations. Topics are :

Familiarization with available functions and the menu structure. Display setup and setting of safety values.Recognition of alarms and malfunction indicators and the appropriate actions to be taken. Route planning and monitoring, Changing to back-up systems. Loading and updating of charts and licenses. Software updating.

The course structure is as follows:

  • Module 1: User Interface
  • Module 2: ECDIS Basic Features
  • Module 3: Chart Work
  • Module 4: Sensors
  • Module 5: Route Planning
  • Module 6: Route Monitoring
  • Module 7: Chart Maintenance
  • Module 8: Backup Arrangements and Data Management
  • Module 9: Navigational Tools and Other Related Information
We hold a wide range of different manufacturer’s equipment in our facility including:

  • Furuno ECDIS Model FEA 2107 / 2807
  • Furuno ECDIS Model FMD 3100 / 3200 / 3300
  • JRC ECDIS Model JAN-701B / 901B / 2000 / 701 /901
  • JRC ECDIS Model JAN 9201/7201
  • Tokyo Keiki ECDIS Model EC-8000/8500/8100/8600
  • Wärtsilä CHARTPILOT
  • Wärtsilä SAM ECDISPILOT Platinum
  • NG Sperry Marine ECDIS Model Sperry VisionMaster FT
  • Raytheon Anschütz ECDIS Model Synapsis /NSC / Ecdis 24
  • Simrad Maris ECDIS900
  • ChartWorld eGlobe G2
  • ChartWorld ECDIS Model eGlobe
  • Kelvin Hughes Manta Digital ECDIS
  • IMTECH SeaGuide

Ecdis Courses > Type Specific Courses

Onboard Training

Our instructor is joining the vessel and following the classroom training course structor to provide training to bridge staff on their installed equipment. An assessment is conducted on completion of the exercises to test the knowledge gained. A certificate is issued on completion of the course stating that familiarisation training has been conducted on the specified ECDIS model.









Ecdis Courses > Type Specific Courses

Online Training

Type-specific training course provides officers with the system knowledge required to use this ECDIS for watchkeeping in accordance with the regulations of STCW and the ISM Code. The guided tutorial, with a duration of approx. 16 hours, covers the equipment familiarisation requirements of IMO Model Course 1.27 and MCA MIN-503(M) for the functions and controls of the booked Ecdis brand/Model.

The course structure is as follows:
  • Module 1: User Interface
  • Module 2: ECDIS Basic Features
  • Module 3: Chart Work
  • Module 4: Sensors
  • Module 5: Route Planning
  • Module 6: Route Monitoring
  • Module 7: Chart Maintenance
  • Module 8: Backup Arrangements and Data Management
  • Module 9: Navigational Tools and Other Related Information

A course booking provides you with a three-week time frame to complete the course, repeating Modules where necessary, and to use the "FreePlay" Mode, which allows you to practice freely on the manufacturer's original, type-approved, software. The courseware includes a final test of no more than 1-hour duration, which can also be repeated, leading to an individual certificate.

We hold a wide range of different manufacturer’s equipment in our facility including:

  • JRC ECDIS Model JAN-701B / 901B / 2000 / 701 /901
  • JRC ECDIS Model JAN 9201/7201
  • Wärtsilä NaviSailor 4000 by Transas
  • Tokyo Keiki ECDIS Model EC-8000/8500/8100/8600
  • Wärtsilä CHARTPILOT
  • Wärtsilä SAM ECDISPILOT Platinum
  • NG Sperry Marine ECDIS Model Sperry VisionMaster FT
  • Raytheon Anschütz ECDIS Model Synapsis / NX / NSC / Ecdis 24
  • Consilium S-ECDIS (Standard-ECDIS)
  • Consilium ECDIS G2
  • Consilium ECDIS ("Selesmar" ECDIS)
  • Simrad Maris ECDIS900
  • SIMRAD E5024
  • ChartWorld eGlobe G2
  • ChartWorld ECDIS Model eGlobe
  • Chart Browser
  • Kelvin Hughes Manta Digital ECDIS
  • IMTECH SeaGuide
  • Martek Marine iECDIS
  • SIMRAD E5024

Ecdis Courses > Type Specific Courses

Computer Base Training

Supported Ecdis Model Furuno FMD-3100, FMD-3200/3300

The FURUNO ECDIS CBT (Computer Based Training) is a training solution where trainees are able to take FURUNO Type specific ECDIS training on their own PCs. Since ECDIS CBT does not require constant internet access, trainees can study ECDIS CBT when and wherever they may choose.

This CBT program is intended for those who have already completed generic ECDIS training in accordance with IMO Model Course 1.27.

Training Flow

Ecdis Courses

Generic Ecdis Course

This training course will provide you with the training required to fundamental knowledge and skills needed to keep a safe navigational watch safely operating ECDIS(electronic chart display and information system) when used as the primary source for sea charts. This course is also considered as sellected brand of Ecdis type specific training.( list of available brands will be provided) Follows IMO Model Course 1.27.

Duration will be 40 Hours

Course content:

Theoretical lectures, active discussions based on your navigational experiences, series of demonstrations, and multiple practical exercises in our full mission simulator. The training course includes the following topic:

  • Principal types of ECDIS systems and their display characteristics
  • Differences between ECDIS and ECS
  • Introduction to the legal aspects of ECDIS compliance
  • Operational use of Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) and Raster Navigational Charts (RNC) including chart updating processes
  • Setting up display, route planning, route monitoring, and alarm handling
  • Detection of misrepresentation of information, and factors affecting system performance and accuracy, including the risks of over-reliance on ECDIS

The training course is concluded with compulsory assesment and candidate passed, then a certificate is issued

Ecdis Courses

Refreshment Ecdis Course

Furuno Only accepting classroom refreshment training . Other brands have Online option.

The training courses will provide you with refresher training of the functionality and effective use of the booked Ecdis ECDIS model. Compliant with regulatory demands for maker approved type specific certification.

Theoretical lectures, discussions, and series of demonstrations. Topics are:

Changes in user interface

S-52 presentation library edition 4.0

Display setting

Route planning

Route monitoring

The basic and advanced training courses are concluded with a compulsory test. If passed, then a certificate is issued

For Online Option :

The ECDIS Type Specific Refresher Courses, developed by Safebridge, are specifically designed for deck officers who already own a Safebridge certificate for Type Specific Training and need refresher training, because they have not used the equipment for a period of time

Since deck officers change ships frequently, they often encounter a different ECDIS on board, but they have to be prepared every time. Although they already own a certificate on the specific ECDIS type from Safebridge, after working with a different one for a period of time, they need to refresh their knowledge

At the same time, the navigators, will update their knowledge on the latest software updates for the selected courses

COURSE CONTENT :

  • Module 1: User Interface
  • Module 2: ECDIS Basic Features
  • Module 3: Chart Work
  • Module 4: Sensors
  • Module 5: Route Planning
  • Module 6: Route Monitoring
  • Module 7: Chart Maintenance
  • Module 8: Backup Arrangements and Data Management
  • Module 9: Navigational Tools and Other Related Information
COURSE OVERVIEW :

  • Duration: Approx. 16 hours
  • Timeframe: 5 days access
  • Language: English
  • Approval: By manufacturer
  • Prerequisites: Already certified for the specific course by Safebridge
  • Educational Objective: Type-Specific refresher training with a specific ECDIS module
  • Target Audience: Nautical personnel who have already been certified by Safebridge for Type Specific Training on the particular ECDIS
  • Delivery Methods: E-learning

Ecdis Courses

Refresher Courses

We provide this service in order to renew and improve the information theoretically and practically in every field needed by the maritime industry.

This service can be provided both on land and on board. This service is not only limited to the personnel working on board, but also covers individuals, institutions and companies serving in every field of industry with different ranks and activities. In line with the demand received, it is used in technological solutions such as online, Virtual Reality, as well as traditional methods.

Ecdis Courses

Conferences & Workshops

OTC can organise training sessions, workshop, seminars, meetings, info days and other events on current topics of interest to Maritime professionals, shipping, crewing companies across the world. Eminent people from the maritime industry or requested company’ reprensatives are featured as speakers. These seminars / workshops are an excellent opportunity to gain insights as well as for networking as they are usually attended by many people. Typically, each seminar /workshop has a theme relevant to the concerns of current times.

These seminars and workshops are open to members as well as non-members for attending.

It can be organized as a single event by considering the internal needs of the companies with combining seminars and workshops according to their wishes.

Ecdis Courses

E-Learning

E-learning, which has become an indispensable part of education/ training, is the most important training option of today to increase the knowledge and awareness of the personnel serving in all field of the maritime industry.

Individual training modules outline a number of options for Maritime Industry. t is able to prepare customized E-learning modules according to the wishes and needs of the companies.

Ecdis Courses

Online Courses

Online Course Platform is an integrated system which offers the most powerful and flexible tools for online courses, trainings, online exams as well as webinar and video conferencing

You can create, administer your training, courses, exams, meeting and webinar easily as integrated way. Platform allows virtual workplace for your organization which your users connected, collobarated, learning together, get social and meeting online.

If you want, you can adapt this system to your own company or we can be Admin of your entire online system and manage your whole system included creation of familirization moduls.

If You Need Our Training Services

Just Ask Whenever Or Wherever You Need

Services

> Maritime Training

We produce solutions for all your needs in the field of maritime training/education. These solutions are; Creating your Internal Training System, Managing the training department of your company from the outside, planning and implementing the training needed by your vessel and office staff from our sources or outsources, creating the video training you needed in our studio, creating training videos on your ships, etc.

> Audit & Inspection & Assesment


The importance of objective supervision has become prominent for the efficient implementation of international rules, practices and approaches, as well as internal procedures and policies on vessels.

Our checklists we use in Audit/Inspection/Assesment are based on all rules and regulations related to SIRE, TMSA and International Conventions for Maritime /Shipping

Our inspections are basically divided into two section; 1-day static type and 2-3-day dynamic type. In particular, we are offering dynamic type that auditor staying on board for couple of days because this type is more useful for measuring the efficiency of the system and planning the training needs of staff

In our Audit service, unlike traditional audits with the Audit software created by us, it creates a scientific data source for the future planning of staff and system needs by sharing statistical results reports about the Audits/Inspection/Assesment

Audit/ Assesment/Inspection Types :

  • Expanded Ecdis Assesment
  • Navigation Audit
  • Safety Audit
  • Cargo & Ballast System Operational Audit
  • Deck Machinery Operational Audit
  • Security Audit
  • Inspection Preparatory Workshop

> Management Consultancy


For details of our consultancy services, you can visit our mother company's website: xfenix.net

> Technical Consultancy


For details of our consultancy services, you can visit our mother company's website: xfenix.net

> Company Customize Training Service


Customized Training Services occupies a leading position in the training of personnel for the shipping and crewing compaies. Committed to all levels of training, the company brings to the field the latest techniques in flexible training, access to modern technology, and the expertise of professionally qualified staff.

Customized Training Services caters for busy schedules and differing abilities thus providing a flexible approach to modern training needs. Training programmes may be developed and delivered within your local office or in our facility

> Tailor-Made Course


We are able to offer tailor-made courses with our partner to your specific needs by using the experience we have in meeting the industry requirements

As one of the most important factors for safe, efficient, economical and environment friendly ship operation through our daily activities we can offer wide range of "Tailor-made" courses in accordance to the specific needs of various principals such as;

  • Safety training
  • Bridge and Engine team training
  • Ships handling
  • Engine room operation
  • Specialized oil cargo handling

The number and types of Tailor-Made courses can be increased according to your needs, and the content of the courses is organized in line with your needs and suggestions

Plan Ahead,

Always Put Training First

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Our Address

Soganlik Yeni Mah. Baltaci Mehmet Pasa Sok. AC Moment Apt. No: 4 B/47 Kartal-Istanbul-Turkey

Email Us

infotraining@oceantc.net

Call Us

+90 532 257 72 37