In 2010 state of the art GMDSS SIMULATOR- TGS 4100 by TRANSAS added to the institute’s facilities and commencement of GOC & RCO training courses. As presently there is only one GMDSS Simulator installed at Pakistan Marine Academy which is of very old version and further more their GMDSS facility not coping up the requirements and therefore seafarers are required line up and wait for their turn thus delaying appearing in their Certificate of Competency Examination. Now after the installation of GMDSS Simulator at captioned institute, the candidates for Certificate of Competency are at ease and progress their career within time on the most advance GMDSS simulator.
It is worth mentioning here that captioned Simulator is approved by various Classification Societies. The Ministry of communications, Frequency Allocation Board and The Ministry of Ports & Shipping, Directorate General Ports & Shipping has approved the course material and simulator to conduct GMDSS Training Course.