Modernization of The Shiphandling Simulator

19/10/2016|Research + Development Projects, Ship Handling|

During July 2016 MTC has undertaken a major upgrade of the shiphandling simulator. In December 2015 MTC and Rheinmetall Defence Electronics in Bremen signed a contract to install the new simulator model ANS 6000. After a delivery time of 6 months the new hardware and software, all instructor and debriefing stations, all computers on […]

Visit of Panama Canal Pilots

20/07/2016|Ship Handling, Tanker|

Upon commissioning of the new locks of the Panama Canal as well as widening the navigation channel, Post Panamax Vessels with a beam of 49 m are allowed to pass the Canal. Not only Container Ships with a capacity of 14.000 TEU, but also Tankers and LNG vessels will take the opportunity to develop […]

Maritime Golf Tournament 2016

27/06/2016|Maritime Golf|

Dear maritime Golfers!

For the 3rd time the Maritime Golf Tournament has taken place at the Buxtehude Golf Club near Hamburg on June 03rd 2016. 72 Golfers and “potential Golfers” participated in this yearly event. Excellent weather, food and drinks as well as highly motivated players from the shipping industry made this event again a […]

DP Training Courses

14/01/2015|Dynamic Positioning|

The new regulations of the Nautical Institute became valid on January 1st, 2015. Due to massive changes of requirements for training centers, instructors and simulators we decided to stop our DP induction and DP simulator training courses until further notice.
If you still plan to do one of those training courses, please find the official […]

Training for Global Tech One

13/01/2015|VTS Simulator|

More and more wind farms uprise in the Baltic and North sea. It is one of the official stipulations by the authorities for the offshore operating companies to permanently monitor and observe these offshore wind farms and the traffic around it.
Principally a wind farm presents an obstruction to shipping. But legally a wind farm […]

New Jumbos to arrive to Hamburg

27/11/2014|Research + Development Projects, Ship Handling|

The Port of Hamburg is preparing itself for the next generation of container ships. From 2015 a new class of vessels with a capacity of up to 19.000 Containers will come to Hamburg. These vessels measuring 400 m in length and 59 m in breath are considered to be the most challenging ships to […]

MTC exhibiting on SMM in Hamburg


From Sept 09th to 12th, 2014 the largest maritime trade fair SMM has taken place in Hamburg. More than 2000 exhibitors and visitors from all over the world enjoyed a remarkable show. MTC has participated in the exhibition to present its’ capabilities and training program to the shipping world. During the exhibition MTC has […]

Training for Professors of CMA CGM

11/11/2014|Engine Simulator|

Heinz Kuhlmann, Managing Director of MTC, Wayne Möller, Technical Instructor and Philippe Magrit, Manager of Training and Education at CMA CGM welcomed the group at MTC.
From Sept. 29th to 30th, 2014 a group of professors and lecturers from technical colleges from which CMA CGM is recruiting their engineers and electro-technical officers visited MTC for […]

Maritime Golf 2014

24/06/2014|Maritime Golf|

On May 23rd, 2014 the first Maritime Golf Tournament organized by Corvel and MTC was taking place at the Golfclub Buxtehude near Hamburg. 54 Golfers from shipping companies, shipping agencies, brokers, shipyards, shipping banks, law firms and equipment manufacturers were playing for the honor to win the Maritime Golf Cup 2014. Heavy rain in […]