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MARITIME PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 1915 S Andrews Ave.,

Ft Lauderdale Fl 33316 USA

Tel: (954) 525-1014

Web: www.mptusa.com

COO: Captain Ted Morley

All Photos: MPT n South Florida sits MPT, one of the Class A ERS for diesel, steam turbine, most proli? c and progressive mari- and gas turbine; and (6) Tec-Sim student

Itime training facilities. Already fully stations for peripheral system training. stocked, MPT added signi? cant weight to its offering in 2016 with investment Recent Developments in 25,000 sq. ft. of new training space MPT’s new facility expansion added and technology. 25,000 sq. ft. with more than 15,000 sq. ft. dedicated to simulation, with ad- Overview ditional classrooms and student areas

MPT handles more than 12,000 stu- making up the remaining. An additional dents a year from all segments of the 9,000 of existing space was remodeled maritime industry and from more than with new classrooms, meeting areas, a dozen countries. With that range and a conference center. All four of our

MPT has students from ship operators, Broward County campuses received tug companies, passenger vessels, off- signi? cant technology upgrades allow- shore and energy exploration compa- ing for live streaming and cloud-based nies, inland operators, port operators, data sharing between them. Our cam- pilot groups, large yachts, ferry opera- pus is now 61,000 sf and able to host tors, as well as government and mili- 350 students a week in our classrooms, tary personnel. not including the conference center or

MPT simulators include (3) FMSHS meeting halls. MPT’s investment in this bridge simulators- (2) DP2 classed 240° upgrade was entirely self-funded and

HFOV and (1) 325° HFOV; (4) all exceeded $6m USD. weather simulators with Sperry ARPA

Investment in the Future and Transas ECDIS; (6) DP simulators integrated with ECDIS, single visual MPT will continue to invest in all fac- channels, ARPA, MT DP hardware pan- ets of our facilities, improving simula- els, and manual controls; (8) Transas tor interactions for Total Crew Training,

GMDSS student stations; (1) Class A VTS Operations, and again expanding

LCHS for petro, chemical, and LNG; (1) the Engineering Simulation Department. 58 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • MARCH 2017

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