The South African Maritime Training Academy is based in Simon's Town, Cape Town

Simulator Maritime Courses at SAMTRA

SIMULATOR TRAINING

Offer for Engine Room, Reefer, Communications and Bridge, including ASD Tug and Voith Tractor Tug Modules.

SAMTRA Professional Maritime Short Courses

PROFESSIONAL SHORT COURSES

Offered for deck, engine and offshore courses offered in a class room environment where simulation is not required.

SAMTRA Oil and Gas Company Specific Training

OIL & GAS COMPANY SPECIFIC TRAINING

A joint venture between SAMTRA and SOTS offering Oil & Gas Specific Training to the on and offshore shipping industry.

SAMTRA Superyacht Training in partnership with PYT

SUPER-YACHT TRAINING

A SAMTRA and Professional Yachtmaster Training Joint Venture offering accredited superyacht training.

The South African Maritime Training Academy ( SAMTRA ) is a non-profit company established through donations made by a.p. Moller maersk group as a simulator training facility for the maritime industry.

Situated in Simon’s Town (approximately 50kms from Cape Town), the facility houses bridge, engine room, reefer, ECDIS, GMDSS and Long Range Communications (LRC) simulation equipment respectively acquired from Force Technology, STN Atlas and Poseidon. SAMTRA’s instructors are qualified ex sea-going marine personnel, who have all received intensive training in pedagogy, lecturing and simulation operation to ensure quality course delivery. Real-life, relevant examples are shared to enrich the courses being offered.

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SIMULATION?

Sweat drips from the tip of my nose – despite the wind and the driving rain rattling against the dark bridge windows.  I know that the Captain is going to give me hell for the wet stains on the chart, but I can’t pluck up the courage to call him to the bridge… yet.  I...

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