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Shipping Courses

Security Awareness

Mandatory for all seafarers – Panama accepted

Security Awareness – NL/EU

Mandatory for all seafarers – MCA (UK) accepted

Designated Security Duties

Mandatory for seafarers who have designated security duties – Panama accepted

Designated Security Duties NL-EU

Mandatory for seafarers who have designated security duties – MCA (UK) accepted

Ship Security Officer – SSO

Training according to ISPS code for qualification as Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Company Security Officer – CSO

Training according to ISPS code for qualification as Company Security Officer (CSO)


Are you looking to progress your career working aboard ships? 

Unlock new opportunities for advancement in the shipping industry through our specialized online courses. Crafted to cater to the unique demands of maritime trade, our courses offer a transformative educational journey that equips you with the essential skills and insights to thrive in this ever-evolving sector. From mastering intricate navigation techniques to comprehending complex international shipping regulations, our comprehensive curriculum ensures you’re well-prepared to navigate challenges with confidence. Embracing the flexibility of online learning, you can enhance your proficiency at your own pace, seamlessly integrating education with your demanding shipping commitments. Whether you’re a seasoned mariner seeking to stay ahead or an aspiring professional ready to embark on your maritime career, our courses provide the compass to steer you toward success. Invest in your professional voyage and chart your course to excellence with our industry-leading online shipping courses.





How it works

1. Sign up

Go digital and save time. Simply sign up and you can start the course immediately.

2. Take the course

You will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android). You can take the course online or download the course.

3. Assessment

The Assessment consists of multiple-choice questions. Upon successful completion of the assesment you will receive your certificate.

4. Certificate

You will receive a download link for your certificate. You are free to (re)print your certificate anytime. A signed and stamped original hard-copy by mail can be ordered.


Emergency Control Maritime Training BV (dba is a Rotterdam based maritime training institute. Several of our STCW courses are approved by The Netherlands (EU) Shipping Authorities under ID: NL45 or LISCR, the Liberian register. ISO 9001:2015 certified. is a trade name.

The STCW online courses are in compliance with the STCW Regulations of the IMO.

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