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Greece Branch - Bulk carrier visit in Piraeus
Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016
A visit for the students was arranged on board the bulk-carrier
vessel "M/V ELINA B" as well as the container vessel "M/V Ovelix",
at the port of Piraeus.
The students were taken on a tour of these vessels while members
of their crew explained the main parts and equipment and their
Everyone went around the cargo hatches, the bridge, the
accommodation and engine room. It was a good insight into the
reality of merchant ships in action.
Students were grateful to be given the opportunity to visit a
vessel, the integral part of commercial shipping they have been
studying in theory, while preparing for the Institute Professional
Qualifying Examinations, leading to Institute Membership, the only
professional qualification that is internationally recognized as a
mark of competence for shipping professionals.
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