Prep course Chief officers

for watchkeeping officers with seagoing service on ships over 500 GT
Number of Trainees
Minimum: 12
Maximum: 24
130 training hrs
1350 BGN


Operation and maintenance of power systems of 1000 Volts

Number of Trainees
Minimum: 6
Maximum: 12
5 days
850 BGN; course language Bulgarian

Course objectives: Electrical engineers, electricians and marine engineers working with High Voltage Power Systems should know how to operate and maintain them in a safe manner. Certificated persons should know and implement the procedures for usage of protective equipment as well as of the monitoring, controlling and signalization equipment of these systems.

Prep course for chief and second marine engineers

for officers with diploma im Marine Engineering and masters degree
Number of Trainees
Minimum: 12
Maximum: 18
80 training hrs; course language Bulgarian
1300 BGN

This prep course is to prepare the trainees for succsessful examination in acquiring higher maritime competency chief or second marine engineer:
- Chief Engineer over 3000 кW 


From the end of May 2012 BMTC is authorised to conduct type-specific training to Totem ECDIS users.

BMTC is lisenced training facility

All courses, developed in accordance with STCW' 78, as amended requirements,are approved by Bulgarian Maritime Administration, which monitors the training and after successful course completion ussues the respective certificates.
BMTC courses are developed in compliance with the respective IMO model courses.
In addition, Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre is accredited by National Agency for Vocational Education and Training to provide Vocational Qualification courses for:
-able seamen
-ship fitters

NEW versions of COURSES AT BMTC in accordance with the STCW amendments and national standards of Marad

BMTC carries out  new versions of courses as per latest STCW requirements and recently approved by the Maritime Administration and added to our course portfolio:
  -prep course 7.01
  -prep course 7.02
  -course for ship cooks in accordance with MLC requirements
- security training, BTRM, ETRM, MOMAN, High voltage, BST
  -basic training on oil and chemical cargo operations
  - basic training on liquefied gas tanker cargo operations

Sail Training vessel Kaliakra

Sail Training vessel Kaliakra is available for chartering for few hours or few days nearcostal sailings and is a good opportunity for you business event, team building trainees or for your personal celebration.
To obtain more information, please contact us via e-mail: and tel 052 380576

MARLINS approved test centre

Since 2003 Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre is approved test centre.

First Virtual Ship in Bulgaria is at Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre

At  the end of March 2011  during regular service visit update integration between fullmission simulator Polaris - the only one in Bulgaria of class 'A', according to the standard 2.14 of DNV was completed by the producer Kongsberg AS.
Realization of this project gives unlimitted potentialities for complex training of deck and engine officers in compliance with the requirements  laid out in the latest STCW amendments.


The course is designed in accordance with the Ch.V/1 of the STCW' 78 as amended and IMO model course 1.02
Number of Trainees
Minimum: 8
Maximum: 18
4 days
320 BGN for initial course; refresher course 100 BGN, course language Bulgarian

The course provides the knowledge and skills of ship officers and other officials charged with the obligations under segregation, lashing , loading and unloading operations and care during the sea passage , to dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes (dangerous goods - DG) in solid or packed form. In this course can be trained and people working in ports and charged with the organization and control of processing these goods.