Myanmar Excellent Stars - Maritime Training Centre (MES-MTC) equip Steering Simulator for training purpose which is manufactured by Applied Research International (ARI). It complies fully the requirements of STCW (2010 Manila Amendments), Regulation I/12 and STCW Code A - I/12.
Qualified instructors and assessors control the various situations and environmental conditions for realism, to ensure that the candidates perform proper steering in ship heading control during navigating in Coastal, confined channel, tidal rivers and pilotage approaches and enhance their steering skills. Reasonable and practicable exercises are prepared by Qualified Instructors and Assessors for each course.
The following courses should be conducted by using Steering Simulator:
- Ratings forming part of a Navigational Watch (STCW A-II/4);
- Ratings as Able Seafarer Deck (STCW A-II/5) training course.