Shortage of qualified
seafarers especially officers has become a global issue which is expected to
get worsened in future, thereby posing a
challenge to Crew Managers in finding right people for the right job in right
Seagull Maritime’s Crew Evaluation System (CES) will
prove a boon in recruitment process, helping the Crew Managers face the
challenges. This System evaluates the knowledge of the seafarers and also
identifies the training needs specific to knowledge areas defined in STCW.
CES is one of the most used online assessment tools in
the Maritime industry and is being constantly updated and revised.
Seagull Maritime introduced several changes to the existing platform that is
now upgraded to the new CES version 6 with HTML5 based player inside.
One of the biggest ad-on this year is the release
Maritime Reading and Listening test within CES. Apart from that we have also
§ A new and friendlier user interface that
handles dynamic resizing of windows and controls that are more intuitive and
more easy to use on tablets and mobiles.
§ Enabled audio to be used in both
questions and answer alternatives, currently it is available in our new
Maritime English test, but will most likely be expanded to other tests in the
§ For those using Company specific test,
it is now possible to have from 2 – 8 questions alternatives, more than one
correct answer alternative and set the time for each test in the editor.
§ Several new questions have been added to
the library such as a wide section covering MARPOL Annex VI.