Aboa Mare offers on-site & web-based Basic level and on-site Advanced level training in accordance with the Polar Code training and IMO model courses. The Polar Code Basic and Advanced training is approved by the Finnish Maritime Authorities (Traficom). All training requirements set by STCW Code A-V/4 and IMO Model Course 7.11 and 7.12 are covered.
On request the on-site training can be delivered at our partner training premises GigaMare Training Centre in Subic Bay, Philippines or GMC Maritime Training Center in Piraeus, Greece. Contact us, -, if you are interested in a tailor-made solution.
Aboa Mare also offers an Arctic Polar Code Survival Training Course. This is a 2-day course in Kittilä, Finland on how to survive in arctic temperatures as cold as -30 °C up to 5 days after evacuation. The course meets the minimum requirements for survival training in arctic conditions after a possible ship evacuation set by the Polar Code regulations.
24-hour online web-based course covering basic requirements set by STCW Code A-V/4 and IMO Model Course 7.11: Basic Training for Ships in Polar Waters. Basic requirements defined in IMO Polar Code and Model Course are part of the course. The course consists of lessons as well as tasks that need to be completed and approved. The course is delivered 100% online and no physical attendance is required. The course is based on individual attendance and can thus be conducted at any time and place convenient for the attendee.
5-day on-site course at Aboa Mare in Turku, Finland covering basic and advanced requirements set by STCW Code A-V/4 and IMO Model Course 7.11 and 7.12: Basic and advanced training for ships in polar waters. All aspects defined in IMO Polar Code and Model Course will be covered. The course consists of classroom lectures and simulator exercises and is delivered 100% on-site, thus physical attendance is required.
2-day course in Kittilä, Finland on how to survive in arctic temperatures as cold as -30 °C up to 5 days after evacuation. The course meets the minimum requirements for survival training in arctic conditions after a possible ship evacuation set by the Polar Code regulations.
2-day on-site course. More information coming soon!
The IMO International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code Training) entered into force on January 1st, 2017. The Polar Code addresses ship design, construction and equipment, operational and training concerns, search and rescue and the protection of the unique environment of the polar regions. (imo.org). The IMO Polar Code is STCW mandatory as of 1 July 2018.
At Aboa Mare Maritime Academy and Training Center, we use the latest state-of-the-art simulator equipment and pedagogical tools to provide an enhanced maritime training experience in a simulated environment, promoting teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and confidence. We are specialized on simulation, ice navigation (Polar Code and azimuthing propulsion courses in ice) and IGF Code courses for LNG fueled ships. Aboa Mare’s first-rate simulators are also used for research, innovation, and development projects.