Magnificent seven as Liberia endorses Videotel training programmes

Videotel is delighted to announce that seven of its training courses have been approved by the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR/the Liberian Registry). This brings to 17 the total number of Videotel courses approved by LISCR and further cements Videotel’s long term connection with the Liberian Registry.

“The Liberian Registry is the second largest in the world and represents 11 % of the world’s ocean going fleet,” says Carl J Drumgoole, Director of Training Center and Course Approval. “The Liberian Maritime Program is renowned for quality, efficiency, safety and service and we only
endorse those organizations that can meet those high standards themselves.”


The seven Videotel courses approved are Advanced Oil Tanker Safety; Enclosed Space Entry and Emergency Awareness; ECDIS Training; GMDSS Training; IMDG Code Training; Marine Environmental Awareness and Maritime Security Awareness. These courses are delivered in a range of multimedia formats to suit the requirements of the individual customer.


“One of the key roles of the Liberian Registry is to advise its clients on the most appropriate qualifications and endorsements necessary to ensure STCW compliance,” says Nigel Cleave, CEO of Videotel Marine International. “Videotel takes take great care to produce accurate, up to date,
quality training solutions targeted to meet real training needs, and we are delighted to support the Liberian Registry in that endeavour.”

As the shipping industry moves on so will the relationship between the Registry and Videotel. There is a plan for more courses to be approved in the future, and Videotel continues to work with the Liberian Registry to raise awareness of and participation in the courses available to seafarers
under the Liberian Maritime Program.

Posted 26 March 2013

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