About Maritime Training Center Albania

T.S.T.S. Group, known as maritime training provider, authorized by the Albanian Government, perform it's commercial activities in many branches, extended all over Albanian city ports.

The training courses organized in this center, are in accordance with the provisions of IMO Convention - STCW '95 and contribute to provide updated information and qualified seafarers, involved in carrying services on board ships flying Albanian flag or foreign flagged vessels. The program of study (syllabus as per IMO model courses) was developed with the idea for instructing the people of sea in order to meet the highest standards required by the continued progress of the marine and off-shore industry.

This system is designed to successfully meet the specific requirements for achieving the following objectives:

  • Safe operation of ships to protect the environment.
  • Education in compliance with the requirements under the standards fixed by the IMO.
  • Simulation of different scenarios that currently occurring at sea.
  • Safety vessel operations, to reduce the risk of losses at level zero.

The Centre has a team of domestic and foreign instructors, qualified and certified for each teaching program, with years of experience at sea and in the industrial sector, applying the basic and advanced information modalities.

Among others, we would like to inform that recently, the Maritime & Industrial Training Center “TSTS – Durres”, after successfully passed an audit of three months, performed by the inspectors of the International Classification Society "RINA - Genoa" got the certification on quality and management services offered by this company (ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of European Standards).

This new standard, achieved for the first time by an Albanian education institution, will contribute significantly to create new opportunities of training and employment, not just for Albanian seafarers, but also foreign seamen’s, who will select this center, to be certified under the Convention STCW78/95 criteria.

Our mission is to continue the development of vocational training in industrial and marine fields in accordance with the international and EU standards.