Hellenic Shipping News writes about STEP apprenticeship programme success.

A new reference to STEP – Consolidated in media, this time with an article about STEP continuos apprenticeship programme. Our apprenticeship programme is run in conjunction with one of Portugal’s leading naval and nautical training institutes and allows participants to acquire a wide-range of technical and practical skills to complement their theoretical studies. It has proved a huge success over the years. This is now the fifth year of operation with many apprentices going on to secure full-time employment at STEP – Consolidated. To read…

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STEP appears in The Maritime Executive magazine

The Maritime Executive Magazine has published an article about STEP-Consolidated that has completed its 2.000th project following 13 year of international service. To read more, please click here.

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Improving safe work – Forklift operation training

Last week was implemented at STEP facilities a new occupational safety action, this time regarding forklift training, reinforcing skills of a new operational STEP team. In this action operators have learned about safety rules; forklift operation in safe mode; general manipulation; main operations; driving skills.   The training had some theoretical and some practical aspects with a final assessment, successfully completed for all team.

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Navalrocha shipyard breaks new ground with first BWTS project

Portugal’s Navalrocha shipyard has broken new ground after delivering its first BWTS (Ballast Water Treatment System) project. The Lisbon-based operation completed the installation with technical engineering partner Step Consolidated on the Paxoi bunker tanker, managed by MM Marine Inc. Navalrocha commercial director Sergio Rodrigues said the landmark project has opened the yard to a major market with five more BWTS projects scheduled for 2020. “The installation process was carried out during a 16-day drydocking,” he said. “We worked alongside our in-yard partner Step Consolidated to…

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