• Where can I find information about the courses?
Information about the courses can be found under the Courses section of our website. The information can be found by clicking on the name of the course on the right hand side of the page.
• How do I book a course?
Booking can be done in our booking system under the Booking section of our website. To book a course you are required to create an account within our system. For single bookings and new customers: click “Bestill” and follow the instructions. You will receive a username and a password to continue your booking. Our repeat customers can be given a VIP-log in to facilitate booking of their employees.
• How do I get to Haugesund?
Haugesund is situated between Bergen and Stavanger and is a well connected city. Our airport has direct flights to Oslo, Bergen, Krisitansand, Copenhagen, London, Gdansk, Alicante etc. Click here for more information about the airport.
Haugesund also has many transit-routes by bus from Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. Click here for information about the busses from Stavanger, Bergen and Oslo.
• Where should I stay?
Simsea can offer all course candidates accommodation, more info will be sent to you in the course confirmation.
• How do I get from the airport to town?
The airport is situated approximately 14 km from the city centre. There is an Airport Express Coach that travels from the airport to downtown Haugesund. For more information about route, schedule and prices, click here. There are also taxies available outside the terminal. Taxi fares to the city center vary during the day/night.
• Do you provide transportation to the centre?
Simsea is located close to the city center and you can either walk or take a cab to and from Simsea.
• Is there anything to do after the training has ended for the day?
Haugesund has many kinds of entertainment available. There is a cinema, theatre, concert venues and a varied selection of restaurants. Haugesund also has a selection of parks and nature areas for hiking etc close to the city centre.
Simsea can be of assistance in arranging group activities such as paintball, walking tours in the city centre, sightseeing by boat, out- and indoors activity packages etc. Please contact us for more information.
• Is Simsea accredited?
We are accredited by the NMA for BRM, ERM and ECDIS/AIS courses in compliance with STCW10 – Manila Convention. We are also accredited by Nautical Institute for DP training as well as by DNV-GL for DPO Specialization for shuttle tankers and NCA for Cadet PEC courses. Bureau Veritas has accredited us for ISO 9001.