Hypermodern training vessel Ab Initio put into service

Hypermodern training vessel Ab Initio put into service

On Friday, the first day of the World Port Days in Rotterdam, STC’s new training ship Ab Initio was christened in Rotterdam. The ship, built by Concordia Damen in Werkendam, will play an important role in STC’s maritime education programmes and is equipped...
New Dutch training vessel Ab Initio is ready for the future

New Dutch training vessel Ab Initio is ready for the future

The futuristic-looking training ship of the Rotterdam-based STC Group, the Ab Initio (67 x 8.20 metres), will soon be sailing emission-free for hours at a time in the Port of Rotterdam. The inland vessel will be equipped with a lithium-ion battery pack, a 50 kW fuel...
SWZ|Maritime’s May 2022 issue: A maritime education special focused on quality

SWZ|Maritime’s May 2022 issue: A maritime education special focused on quality

Dutch maritime education is doing a lot to deliver the next generation of highly skilled maritime professionals. SWZ|Maritime’s May education and regulations special features developments in Dutch maritime education, looks into the use of simulators and reveals...