On the 16th of October 2015, an International Conference on maritime safety and maritime legislation in view of new IMO and ILO requirements took place at the Odessa National Marine Academy (ONMA).
The conference was dedicated to the 15th Anniversary of the Nautical Institute of Ukraine (NIU) and dealt with issues related to STCW, MLC and the relationship between Safety and the Human Factor. Participants included ONMA and NIU officials, shipping professionals and industry leaders, lawyers, and representatives of the Ukrainian Inspectorate for Certification and Watch keeping of Seafarers.
Epsilon Odessa has signed a dedicated Cooperation Agreement with NIU and was proudly represented in the event by its Director, Capt. Vladymyr Ivanovich who received the NIU Badge of Honor.