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  • 2017 November 23 11:52

    Marine Recruiting Agency goes on with the program of RTG operators training

    As part of employment promotion initiative, on November the 22nd, 2017 Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, a company of UCL Holding) completed the practical stage of training for the group of St.Petersburg citizens in the much-needed port trade “RTG (rubber-tyred gantry) operator”, says PR Department of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg. In the coming days 14 trainees will take part in the on-site training at one of the container terminals of the Greater Port of St.Petersburg.

    Practical training for the potential port workers was organized at MRA’s training facility using RTG simulator, which imitates crane operations. From the cabin of the simulator trainees are shifting containers and get almost real-life impression of what crane operations really are. They master their techniques of operating cargo handling machines, get to know about technical properties of the equipment and test their own skills in various weather conditions.

    As per the trainees, this stage is the most exciting and captivating. Total training course consists of three stages, including a theoretical one, and lasts for eight weeks.

    All the successful graduates will get the qualification certificates of the proper form. The same trainees, by that time professional crane operators, will proceed with STS crane operation training as a part of professional development programme, including theoretical part, simulation training and on-site training at the container terminal.

    In the nearest future MRA is to launch other training programmes for crane-operating personnel.

    LLC “Marine Recruiting Agency” – a recruiting company, which represents the interests of transport, logistic, construction and other companies of the North-Western region in sphere of recruiting, training and provision of temporary personnel. MRA was established in 2001 and is a subsidiary company of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg”. On January 01, 2016 the company was certified by Federal Service on Labour and Employment to perform the staffing operations.  

    One of the Agency’s specific features is a Training Centre with its own specialized training facilities. Its functions include primary training, re-qualification and upgrade of skills on the basis of various educational programmes.
    JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (a member of UCL Port – stevedoring division of the international transportation group UCL Holding) – is the largest provider of cargo handling services for all types of dry cargoes in the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg.  It operates several state-of-the-art multi-purpose terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes, as well as specialized terminals for ro-ro cargoes,containers.




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