SOS - Safety On Sea
80% of accidents at sea are attributable to human error. The SOS project is a European
partnership project designed to harmonise the education and training of merchant
navy officers and address various deficiencies and problems in the current
requirements and practices in the maritime sector, predominately in European Union
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SOS for more details.
UniMET – Unification of Marine Education and Training
The UniMET project will use existing networks, with extensive knowledge and experience
of maritime education and training (MET) institutions, to implement a quality control
system which will ensure that STCW standards are met in the administration
of Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes for merchant navy officers.
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