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    • Onsite Fire Fighting
      We provide full onsite fire fighting facilities.
    • Onsite Fire Fighting
      We provide full onsite fire fighting facilities.
    • 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), Simulator (Advanced) & Revalidation DP training
    • DP-Equipped Cable Ship
    • 270 Degree Simulator
      Our second full mission bridge simulator offers 270 degree field-of-view
    • 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
      We offer both 8m twin diesel jet and 8m twin outboard Fast Rescue Boats.
    • 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.

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COVID-19 Campus Protocols - Revised 14 May 2021

In consideration of the current campus environment at STAR Center which includes students and staff who are vaccinated and those who are not, our campus protocols have been amended. The following Trustee directed and approved protocols will continue to apply to all individuals while attending STAR Center regardless of vaccination status. These protocols will be reviewed and amended as appropriate and at least monthly thereafter.

  • Masks must be worn at all times on campus (Proper CDC face mask required-no neck/gator face coverings allowed).
  • Maintain social distancing whenever possible.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Use the hand sanitizer provided.
  • Daily temperature check required for class access 0730-0800. Any student with a reading 100.4 or higher will report immediately to the clinic.
  • The galley/dining area is closed.
  • Snacks/drinks/breakfast provided in your room.
  • Lunch/Dinner will be collected outside Galley at specified pick up times.
  • Coffee/water available in Lobby after temperature check.
  • All galley requests are to be communicated through the ordering process outlined and should not be directed to galley personnel individually.
  • The pools may be used but the Main Pool is limited to 10 persons at a time. AMO West Pool is limited to 6 persons at a time. No congregating in large groups allowed. Wipe down chairs after use.
  • The gym may be used by appointment only at the advertised times (Contact the Front Desk for an appointment).
  • No communal drinks or food –/BBQs are not available.
  • Use your room whenever possible.
  • All arriving students must submit; a negative COVID-19 test result dated within a maximum of five days prior to admission to the STAR Center campus to attend a course or, proof of full vaccination (CDC vaccination card) with the final dose administered at least 14 days prior to attendance. Additional testing may be required.
  • In no event should any student bring an unauthorized guest onto campus.

Students are expected to act in a responsible manner that does not impact other students/members and to follow current CDC guidance with regard to activities off campus:

By direction of the Board of Trustees and with the support of the AMO union, any student in violation of the above rules will be immediately dismissed from class.