Name: STORM Sail&Powerboat Training Centers Association
Association is founded for comprehensive assistance to improvement of training quality of small, pleasure and sport craft navigators.
STORM Association corporate objectives:
improvement of training quality of small, pleasure and sport craft crew members by the use of uniform rules and standards of training, implementation of up-to-date information educational technologies,
reception of international recognition of training and certificates issued by Association members,
protection of rights and legitimate interests of Association members, rendering of assistance to them to achieve the aim of their activity efficiency upgrading.
STORM Association main tasks:
development and implementation of Association rules and standards, providing improvement of training and Association activity efficiency quality,
assistance to national politics development in the field of training of small, pleasure and sport craft navigators as well as contribution in national normative documents development,
assistance to effective development and implementation of up-to-date informational educational technologies and simulation technology, development of recommendations on their operation to achieve improvement of training quality,
presentation of Association curriculums and standards to foreign Administrations for reception of international recognition of training and certificates issued by Association members quality,
representation and protection of Association members interests, rendering them information, de jure and marketing services.
President of STORM Association
After graduating from Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in 1980 he worked as radio officer on Sakhalin Shipping Company’s ships till 1994.
Since 1995 and during 16 years he worked as the Senior Expert of "Morsviazsputnik" FSUE. Main area of activities was organization of simulator training of navigators and radio officers in accordance with international conventional requirements for safety of life at sea (SOLAS), training and certification of seafarers (STCW).
Since 2005 Gennadiy Suits is cofounder of “Educational systems and technologies on the river and the sea “STORM”. At the present time works at STORM as Director for development and innovation and Senior Expert.
Training centers searching system.
Implementation of information searching system will allow choice of the most appropriate training center for training small craft navigators, the training quality of which is granted by the high level of Association standards.
Search of training centers is carried out by the following criteria:
- type of training (navigating in waters of the Russian Federation, International water ways, specialized courses);
- theoretical training form (face-to-face, distance);
- area for theoretical and practical training;
- type of vessel on which drilling of practical skills is carried out.