The International Maritime & Offshore Safety Training Institute (IMOSTI) is a human resources development organisation, which focuses on delivering safety-related personnel training and education programmes in the offshore oil and gas industry.

In addition to standard training programmes, IMOSTI also provides custom-designed courses and operation-specific scenarios as training exercises.

Maritime training and administration, safety management and business development

IMOSTI is managed and operated by leading in maritime training practitioners, whose collective experience covers training administration and management, quality and safety management, research and development, trade relations and business development.

The institute’s industry-based collaborations enable a better understanding of its client’s the training and education requirements and how to further develop their human resource programmes.

This training programme is designed to equip delegates with knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the role of an Offshore Helicopter Landing Officer. The HLO is responsible for the day to day management of the helideck, associated helideck operations and supervision of the Helideck Assistants (HDAs).
This Helicopter Underwater Escape Training is designed to prepare the delegates to travel to and from offshore facilities and vessels by helicopter and to equip the delegates with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills in the event of a helicopter emergency landing.
The Emergency Breathing System (EBS) is one of the essential equipmet issued when a travelling to an offshore facilities and vessels by helicopter. Appropriate practical emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.
This picture shows an example of helicopter rescue discussed in BOSIET. In an emergency scenario, personnel on an offshore facility may be required to abandon due to an emergency situation. Sea Survival module in BOSIET course is designed to allow personnel to enhance their chance of survival through the application of different sea survival techniques and strategies following abandonment of facility.
Fire accidents are one of the major concern to the owner and operators of offshore facilities which can pose a number of hazards for the facility, its personnel and environment and can result in an assortment of damage. Its very essential that all personnel can effectively use the basic firefighting equipment and perform self-rescue techniques in the event of fire accidents in the facility
Helideck Assistants will perform the role of Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) when preparing for helicopter landings on helideck and during helicopter emergencies. This picture shows one of the HDA-HERTM trainee performing firefighting.
The Travel Safely by Boat (TsbB) training is to ensure that all personnel travelling / transferring by boat to work in offshore areas must be aware of the different risks, understand the essential safety rules, increase commitment to safety, effective use of equipment and perform correct method of transfers.
The Circle Of Survival: A group survival technique being used to boost the morale of the survivors, which is visible from above, strategic formation of assisting injured person and with advantage of 360° visibility.
Firefighting In Progress: Members of Offshore Emergency Response Team in action of containing, suppressing and extinguishing a pressure-fed fire using foam agent through the water system.

Industry-established specifications on offshore personnel training and education

IMOSTI complies with industry-established specifications on personnel training and education, while allowing ourselves to be independently evaluated by industry stakeholders. We have created a pioneering attitude towards the development of products and services that add value to our clients and their industry.

Our dedication to providing value-adding services is not only aimed at the satisfaction of our customers, but also to the promotion and preservation of the industry and to the proper formation of personnel who are working or intending to work within it.

Our success can be measured through the positive contribution of our services to our customers’ businesses, and to the professional success and development of the industry.

CNERGY International Offshore Safety Center

IMOSTI’s continuing commitment to the development of human resources in the offshore oil gas sector is highlighted through its new CNERGY International Offshore Safety Center.

This will feature what could be the largest offshore safety training facility in the Philippines and in the region. As managed by the institute, this facility will be providing offshore oil and gas safety courses under OPITO and STCW 78.

The centre is equipped with structures and equipment designed for merchant vessels and offshore installation operational scenarios, and is surrounded with edible landscaping and lush greenery for a more conducive learning experience.

Offshore safety courses

IMOSTI provides various offshore safety courses under the supervision and accreditation of OPITO International – Asia Pacific.

These courses and its implementation have undergone rigorous audit and regular evaluation to ensure conformity and consistency to industry standards.

Manual handling and manoeuvrings of offshore vessels

IMOSTI was the first supplier to deliver manual ship handling and manoeuvring programmes for offshore vessels, which are designed and developed with offshore vessel operators and owners. Successful simulation programmes include SEACOR Marine, which has been operating custom training for its deck officers using ARI-developed SEACOR ship models and operational areas.

Training deck officers on-board offshore vessels are also in the high priority of PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) under a third-party training agreement with IMOSTI and Wavelink Maritime Institute to delivers simulator training in various company specific offshore vessel operations.

Dynamic position operator courses

IMOSTI delivers dynamic position operator (DPO) courses, in addition to develop them according to Nautical Institute DP Training Scheme and changes brought about by industry stakeholders.

IMOSTI complies with the latest Nautical Institute standards regarding DPO training certification requirements, having been awarded with the re-accreditation certificate last April 2015.

Consistent to our commitment for a sustained level of proficiency in delivering training, IMOSTI maintain its policy to hire and qualify instructors who are actively performing watch as DP operators.

Skills development training programmes

IMOSTI’s portfolio includes skills-based training programmes needed in the offshore oil and gas industry.

In collaboration with offshore oil and gas operators, the institute intends to deliver educational programmes for essential industry skills.