Training and specialist courses have a high profile at Targe.

Training includes Simulator and live exercises with Pilots; Emergency Response training at Risc Fire School, Europort and on location focusing upon on-scene-commander role and firefighting on 3rd party ships and property.

Crews are also trained in Oil Spill Response and First Responder in addition to STCW Medical Training, evacuation and ISPS training and Personal Development.

Targe Towing regularly hold the specialist Marine Emergency Response Course “MERC” which is open to stakeholders and other interested parties. This course focuses on use of tugs for firefighting in an oil tanker fire scenario and covers the management of such major incident. The MERC draws a diverse audience of oil major, emergency services, port authorities, local and national government as well as regulators.