PraC-MARENG Conference Paper presented at TRANSNAV 2021 Conference

The project PraC-MARENG paper presenting the results of the project questionnaire and initial research was published and presented at TRANSNAV 2021 conference. Mr. Ugurcan Acar, Founder and Managing Director of MARITIME INNOVATORS presented the paper. The paper was received well from the audience.
The Conference was organized by the Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University and The Nautical Institute. The Conference was addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share their expert knowledge, experience and research results concerning all aspects of navigation, safety of navigation and sea transportation.
You can access the copy of paper following the link.

ERASMUS+ PROJECT “SeaSAFER – Simulation of Sea Accidents For Effective Responses”

Erasmus+ KA2 project entitled as “SeaSAFER – Simulation of Sea Accidents For Effective Responses” commences. The project was applied by Lithuanian Maritime Academy located in Klaipeda, Lithuania ( The project partners are:
• MARITIME INNOVATORS ( provides online education and training programmes based in Istanbul, Turkey,
• IDEC ( is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece,
• ESCOLA SUPERIOR NAUTICA INFANTE D.HENRIQUE ( delivers Maritime Education and Training programmes from Portugal,
• The “Nikola Y. Vaptsarov” ( Naval Academy of Varna is the only higher education institution in Bulgaria dealing with maritime education and training
• Mircea cel Batran Naval Academy ( is an accredited public institution from Romania
This project focuses on an innovation developed from existing data on accidents/incidents for the creation of a range of scenarios in order to create “Safety Culture” for the education and training of seafarers. The intention of this project is to develop “Experimental knowledge” in order to training seafarers via learning from past accidents and incidents.
Uğurcan Acar, General Manager of MARITIME INNOVATORS stated that “The training programme and the assessment tool that will have been developed will facilitate a SAFETY CULTURE at sea while enabling seafarers to learn from others mistakes. The platform will serve for seafarers in both navigation and engineering discipline and help reduce accidents that are contributed by human errors.”
Erasmus+ KA2 KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Project; SeaSAFER will have a duration of 24 months (2021 – 2023). In accordance with the aims of the project. The kick-off meeting of the project will take place through an online conference with the host of Lithuanian Maritime Academy on 14 and 15 April 2021.

The kick-off meeting of PraC-MARENG

The kick-off meeting of PraC-MARENG in Marseille, France is going on smoothly…
The meeting is being hosted by the project coordinator, LAM FRANCE. The partners from Maritime Innovators, Tuzla Kaymakamlığı Proje Üretim ve Yönetim Merkezi – Tupyöm, Spinaker, Lithuanian Maritime Academy, Universitatea Maritima Constanta have already discussed about the project rationale – objectives, intellectual outputs, project events, project activities, roles of partners, etc. Platform Project implementation (structure, work plan, time table, task distribution). They have also focused on task specifications for partners on the intellectual output (01): PraC-MARENG SMCP Based Maritime English E-learning.
In the afternoon the participants will visit Marseille-Fos Port Community, the biggest harbour in Mediterranean region to learn more about the port system and to disseminate the project.