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    • 360 Degree Simulator
      Our DNV class "A" full mission bridge simulator.
    • State-of-the-art Engine Room Simulator
      2016 Full Mission engine simulation featuring 4 propulsion systems in 6 separate spaces using touch screen displays
    • Modeling & Research
      Our M&R department can build geographic databases and ship response models in-house.
    • SIGTTO Certified LNG Training
      We offer USCG approved, STCW compliant Tankship PIC Liquefied Gases and LNG Simulator training.
    • DP training
      We offer Nautical Institute approved Basic (induction) and Advanced DP training
    • DP-Equipped Cable Ship
    • 270 Degree Simulator
      Our second full mission bridge simulator offers 270 degree field-of-view
    • Fire Fighting Training
      We partner with the Broward Fire Academy to offer basic and advanced Fire Fighting training.
    • Specialized Training
      Call us to discuss tailored training.
    • Small Arms Training
      We offer a full range of classes required of officers sailing with Military Sealift Command including Small Arms (with Broward College).
    • Vessel Resource Management
      We offer integrated training for deck and engine officers using our full mission simulators.
    • Fast Rescue Boat
      Our waterfront facility is equipped with 3 FRBs (an 8m twin diesel jet, an 8m twin outboard and a 5.5m twin outboard.
    • Survival Craft (Lifeboat)
      Full STCW compliant Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboat) training is available.
    • Conference Facilities
      We offer in-house conference facilities for ~150 catered by our in-house galley staff.

Privacy Policy

Effective date: April 10, 2015

This notice describes the Privacy Statement of the STAR Center ("STAR Center", "we" or "our"), a U.S. non-profit organization. The STAR Center is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website by restricting the use of collected information. This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") outlines how we collect information when you visit our website and how we use that information. You will not be required to submit personally identifiable information, but if you choose to do so, you are accepting and consent to the practices described in this Policy.

This Policy is subject to change at any time and your continued use of our website following the posting of any amendment to this Policy shall indicate your acceptance of the revised Policy.

  1. Information we Collect.

Anonymous Information: The STAR Center website automatically captures limited, non-personally identifiable information that your browser makes available. This information may include your Internet protocol ("IP") address, browser type and computer operating system, time and date you visit, the pages you access, and the address of the page that directed you to our site. We use this data to understand patterns of site activity and to improve the website so it is more useful for you. This information is not linked in any way to your personal information. Although we cannot guarantee impenetrability of our servers, we have established reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards for all of the information we collect online.

Personal Information: We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you supply it voluntarily. The types of personally-identifiable information that you may be prompted to consider providing may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, gender, marital status, program interests, date of birth, social security number, armed forces affiliation, credit card number, citizenship, language spoken, academic experience, work experience, financial information, or other information relevant to course registration, request for information, or a transaction.

We request personally identifiable information only when necessary to provide a service or to complete a transaction. Examples include requesting program information; registration for a course and paying for events, conferences or courses.

  1. What do we do with the Personal Information we collect.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to third parties your personally identifiable information, except that we may share this data with affiliates or vendors we retain to provide services necessary to our operations. Such third parties could include website hosting companies, mail delivery service companies and payment processors. We also reserve the right to release personally identifiable information (i) when we are under legal compulsion to do so (e.g. we have received a subpoena) or we otherwise believe that the law requires us to do so; (ii) when we believe that it is necessary to protect and/or enforce the rights, property interests, or safety of the STAR Center, our users or others; or (iii) as we deem necessary to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, prevent fraud, and otherwise enforce the Policy and our Websites' Terms of Use. Additionally, in the event that the STAR Center is merged with or becomes part of another organization, or in the event that the STAR Center is sold or it sells all or substantially all of its assets or is otherwise reorganized, the information you provide will be one of the transferred assets to the acquiring or reorganized entity.

STAR Center shall endeavor to ensure that the personal information we obtain and use will always be held, used, transferred and otherwise processed in accordance with any legal obligations that we may have.

Cookies. We use cookies to keep track of and enhance certain user activities on our website. You may block or restrict cookies on your computer or purge them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. You should consult the operating instructions that apply to your browser for instructions on how to configure your browser setting to meet your preferences. However, because cookies may allow you to take advantage of some features or functions of our website, we recommend that you leave them turned on.

  1. Links to other websites.

This statement applies only to the STAR Center website. Our website may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content or policies of such websites and recommend that you check the third party privacy statements posted on each linked website.

  1. Contact Information for Questions and Feedback regarding Privacy.

We welcome your questions, comments and concerns about privacy. The STAR Center is committed to the resolution of any concerns or complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personally identifiable information. If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or how we protect your personal data, please contact us at:

STAR Center
ATTN: Privacy Practices
2 West Dixie Highway
Dania Beach, Florida 33004-4312

Telephone: (954) 922-7428