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This training program provides knowledge that seafarers and shoreside staff require in this era of strict environmental compliance and oversight.  The topics range from the complexity and diversity of the marine environment, marine ecology, impact of shipping on the environment, environmental impacts of shipboard waste, discharge and spills, environmental regulations, environmental compliance plans, environmental management systems, sustainable shipping and the role of the human element in pollution prevention.

Who will gain by taking this course?

  • All seafaring and port industry personnel
  • All office personnel engaged in the maritime industry
  • All port and waterfront communities who want to reduce human impacts on our waterways and oceans
  • Anyone interested in protecting the marine environment

About This Online Training Course:

Length:  2 hours - 4 Lessons / 30 minutes each

Price: $250 for 10 licenses or $25 per individual

For information on custom packages contact:

Training modules:

  • The marine environment

  • Environmental challenges - Part I

  • Environmental challenges - Part II

  • Sustainable shipping, regulations, & your role

At the conclusion of each module, the trainee’s knowledge will be evaluated through a series of questions. Once the trainee scores over 80% on each module, a training certificate of completion will be awarded.

For more information about the lessons, download the flyer.

*Note: to access the program, it is advised to use Google Chrome. 

This course is based on the IMO model course 1.38 and meets the requirements of STCW Chapter VI.

“Our environmental management system is part of our company’s effort to manage our environmental aspects, and they turn our Safety and Environmental Protection Policy into action.  The benefits are tremendous for the environment and for our company.
— Robert Bugbee, President, Scorpio Tankers, Inc.

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