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Kotka Maritime Centre

Training seafaring and harbour professionals

Versatile and modern in-service training for maritime professionals

Kotka Maritime Centre (KMC) is a training and simulator centre co-ordinated by South-Kymenlaakso Vocational College (Ekami) and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK).

Our training correspond to the requirements of Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) as well as to STCW in seafaring.

Simulator Centre

Navigational, engine room, GMDSS liquid cargo and oil collecting simulators are used in the shipping industry. We offer diverse training and internships.

We train simulator pilots with a strong understanding, knowledge and skill as well as experience in shipping and seafaring.

Our international educational institution

In addition to operating in Finland, we also co-operate internationally with various educational institutions.
Through Ekami Consulting, KMC is a member of Education Finland and exports education to the East African region and South Africa.

In Tanzania, for example, our partners are the Maritime Institute (DMI) in Dar es Salaam and the Institute of Heavy Equipment & Technologies (IHET). Ekami Consulting is a subsidiary of Ekami and provides training and development services to companies and communities.