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Country
Turkey  
Name
Karadeniz Technical University,Faculty of Marine Science  
General Information

Karadeniz Technical University

Faculty of Marine Sciences

The Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Department

Sürmene/TRABZON
Turkey

Phone: +904627464045      e-posta: guverte@ktu.edu.tr
    Fax: +904627464046

www.deniz.ktu.edu.tr/duim 

 

   The Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering department, founded in 1996, as Deck department, aims at training students in master mariner education and maritime studies. Students coming to the department with the university entry exam system are also passed through an interview and a physical proficiency test for further selection. Students whose English is inadequate attend the English Preparatory Class of the Karadeniz Technical University(KTU) Department of Languagefor one year, before starting their undergraduate course. Throughout their undergraduate education, cadets are required to attend at least to 30 % of their classes in the English language, and the remainder in Turkish.

     The education in the department is carried out according to the customs and regulations of International Maritime Organization(IMO). The students of the department graduate with the Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Bachelor's Degree. After completing six terms successfully (STCW 78/95'in A-II/1) , students who have passed the national qualified exam became an Unlimited Watchkeeping Officer (OOW). Graduate students (completed STCW 78/95 A-II/2) can be an Unlimited Chief Officer and Unlimited Master after becoming OOW 2 years and 4 years, respectively.

     Our department has been involved in international cooperation in EU's Universities for Erasmus-Socrates programme.

     Department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering has a modern campus located in Trabzon-Sürmene. In the department, full mission bridge simulator, GMDSS simulator, navigation, seamanship, safety and computer laboratories are available. Department also has Maritime Safety Training Centre. Other facilities on our campus are student dormitory and sport hall. This department approved by Undersecretary Maritime Affairsalso, it is periodically assessed by RINA Italy Certification Company, for the renewal of ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System Certificate, which was acquired through the said company.

     For the seafarers, the Department provides tailor-made training programs and also offers all courses and A-II/2, A-II/1, A-II/3, A-III/1, A-III/2 and A-III/3 in the STCW 78/95 framework and ISPS.

    Highly qualified teachers, engineers, instructors, the majority of which have practical maritime experience work at chairs, laboratories, and training centres.

    About 500 cadets study at The Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering department. The annual graduation is about 80 specialists (60 deck off. and 20 marine eng)

    Graduates of the department could work in the Undersecretary Maritime Affairs, Turkish and Foreign Ships, General Directory of Coastal Safety and Salvage, harbour administration, agencies, harbour management, broker and chartering companies, and training institutions.  

Vision

To be a university preferred in both national and international arena with all its education services, scientific activities and cultural environment

Values Statement

The university’s values are as follows:

- Possessing universal values, respecting human rights, and favoring the supremacy of law

- Endorsing core values of the Turkish Republic

- Achieving  excellence in education

- Adopting an ethical approach

- Transparency and accountability

- Harmonizing freedom and discipline

- Giving information-based decisions and leading knowledgeable society

- Adopting total quality management

- Being open to all kinds of cooperation for the well-being of the society

- Adopting team spirit

- Valuing culture and art

- Being sensitive to the environment

 

2 Education Goals:

To train individuals open to development, to encourage high quality scientific and technological products, and to take the lead of social developments and well-being with all its applications in education, research and social service

 

3 Brief History:

KTU, founded with the approval of the bill proposed by Trabzon Deputy Mustafa Reşit Tarakçıoğlu and his twenty-eight colleagues by act no.6594 of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) on May 20, 1955, is the first university established outside Istanbul and Ankara. Under the law no. 336 dated September 19, 1963, about 8 years after its foundation, with assigning rectorship and faculty staff, the faculties of Basic Sciences, Civil Engineering-Architecture, Mechanical Engineering-Electrical Engineering and Forestry were established. Education commenced on December 2, 1963, in Atatürk Primary school in Esentepe district of Trabzon. Later in 1966, it moved to its current campus. With the act no.1659 on January 4, 1973, faculty staff were assigned to the faculties of Earth Sciences and Medicine. In 1981, after the act no. 2547 of Higher Education was passed, university expanded continuously  with its new faculties and departments. Today, with its 17 faculties, 2 higher education schools, 10 vocational higher education schools, 7 graduate schools, KTU conservatory, together with 2000 well-qualified academic staff and about 55000 students from 81 provinces and quite a few different countries, KTU is one of the most important universities in Turkey.

 

 
Structure of Institution
 
Ships

RV/DENAR

MMSI: 271017015

Call sign: TC7226

Flag: Turkey (TR)

AIS Type: Special Craft

LOA*Breadth: 25m x 8m

YAKAMOZ

MMSI: 271072075

Call sign: TC3270

Flag: Turkey (TR)

AIS Type: Fishing

LOA:12 m

R/V KTU DENAR I

 

R/V KTU DENAR-1 (length of 24,5 m) is used by the staff, graduate and undergraduate students for a variety of exercise and drill. Also, it is used by undergraduate students for ship handling and manoevering

 

Ship Particular

LOA: 24.5 metre
width : 6.50 metre
Draft : 2.70 metre
Cabins capasity
1 x 2 officers,
1 x 5  crew,
1 x 6 researcher
2 x 10 salon


Main Engines 1x 212 KW
Generator
1x 46 KW
Lights (for nigth work)
11 x 500 w
Boath
Zodiac MAK 2 Grand Raid 25 HP
Crain
10 m/ ton ( 10.60 m )
Windlass
80 KW
HydraulicWindlass
20 KW
Steal Wire
3000 metres
Radar
FRUNO Range 48 NM
JRC JMA 2244 Marine Radar
Sonar
SUZIKI S- 1600 m -15
Echosounder
JVC V-10
JRC JFV-850
VHF Radio
SAILOR RT144c
CB Radio
MOTOROLA AT-40
GPS
LORENZ Exgalabur Chart Ploter
MACELLAN NAV 5000 D
MACELLAN 300
Meteorology Station
DAVIS Waetherling 4.02
Plankton Nets
Hidrobios 300 mm Hensen tip
200 mm standart tip
Kalsico 75 mm clossing tip
20 mm standart tip
5 mm Makroplanktonik net
Samplink
Wan-dorn 9 l teflon
Nansen 1.7 l
Mikrobiological Samplink i 0.5 l
Prob
AANDERA RCM-9 ( 2000 metre )
YSI 3200 CTD ( 100 metre )
YSI 51 B oksygen metre
Current Meter
AANDREA Dopler Current meter
MARICO Model 2-233 S/N 970-3021
Bentik Samlinc Equipment
Grap : Kalsico orange peel (For Sediment)
Drage : 400 cm x 40 cm
Kirisli trol : 500 m x 1 m
Sediment trap : 2 x 50 cm  

 
Structure of Program

 
On-Board Trainig Scheme

UNDERGRADUATE STUDY

 

 

AFTER  COMPLETING 1 YEARS AT SCHOOL

-TRAINING ON CARGO SHIPS

AFTER  COMPLETING 2 YEARS AT SCHOOL

-TRAINING ON CARGO SHIPS

AFTER  COMPLETING 2.5 YEARS AT SCHOOL

-TRAINING ON CARGO SHIPS

 

 

-2.5 MONTHS

 

-2.5 MONTHS

 

-7 MONTHS

 

 

                                                                                                                     TOTAL         12 MONTHS