The STC-Group in Rotterdam is a world-wide strategic combination of well-established education, training, research, support, consultancy and implementation service providers for the entire shipping, port, transport and logistics chain as well as for the port-related oil and chemical industry. The STC-Group has branches in the Netherlands, Vietnam, South Africa, the Philippines, Brasil and Oman. STC is familiar with all aspects of the logistics chain and closely involved in the daily routine of contemporary transport activities. The Group also provides comprehensive planning solutions for future developments. This combination of forces enables the STC-Group to offer a multifaceted program, ranging from education and training to consultancy services, research and technical assistance. Accreditation for education and training is given by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Dutch Ministry of Transport and Public Works.
The STC-Group has developed a practical environment that will be at the dispose of the project; this includes modern labs, training ships, barges and boats, training centres/ rooms (Port training centre, Safety training centre, Machine room practical, Measurement and control room, Process plant) and simulators (Chain Logistics, Shipping Simulators, Loading Simulators, Port, Inland Shipping, Dredging, Sea Fishery, Offshore, Port Industrial). The STC-Group possess the largest simulator park worldwide (including ROV, DP simulators etc.) as well as practical training facilities (helicopter platform, fast rescue crafts etc).