The program also complies with Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operator Ltd (SIGTTO*1) and Tanker Officer Training Standard (TOTS*2) requirements. MOL adopted the MOL RankSTEP Program in 2007.
The introduction of CMS will help MOL will identify problems after determining gaps between skills required of seafarers in previous program and those currently needed, ensuring ongoing improvement of MOL RankSTEP.
MOL strives to train seafarers, who will help it become “the world leader in safe operation”, by continually reviewing and operating its seafarer education program.
MOL RankSTEP establishes MOL seafarer skill requirements by position, which unifies skills to be acquired, acquisition methods, and evaluation methods for different types of jobs.
SIGTTO engages in dialogue to promote the safety of the entire business from LNG and LPG production and transport to consumption, and sets forth international SIGTTO Standards for LNG seafarer training, etc.
TOTS sets standards for onboard and land-based training for tanker officers under the
International Association of Independent Tanker Owners INTERTANKO, with the aim of improving skill levels.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
MOL is one of the world’s largest multi-modal transport companies, operating 861 vessels and employing a workforce in excess of 9,200 worldwide. MOL operates one of the largest and most diverse networks of liner and logistics services around the globe, including weekly Transpacific, Transatlantic, Americas and Asia-Europe services. Please visit the company’s website at www.MOLpower.com.
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