Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Maritime Centre in the UK has launched a new range of STCW (Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) simulator training courses, part of the Centre’s expanded professional training programme delivered through the Maritime Knowledge Hub, operated in partnership with Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North West of England.
Kongsberg Digital and Simwave have agreed a contract for what Kongsberg says is one of its most extensive maritime simulator deliveries to date, to take place at Simwave’s facilities in the Netherlands.
The eMaritime Group has developed a beta version of its new Live Constructive Simulation (LCS) maritime simulators, which channel live data from the shipping sector directly into the simulator to create the training environment.
MISC Berhad (MISC) has agreed a deal with ECDIS Ltd, part of the eMaritime Group, to make online ECDIS training courses available to seafarers across its whole fleet.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy including a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom for simulation training.
The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) has agreed a contract with Kongsberg Digital for a major upgrade of its maritime simulator park.
Videotel has released its latest computer based training course dealing with safety of hazardous materials, designed to enable crew and shipping office staff to become familiar with the rules governing the carriage of hazardous materials.
Computer based training company Seagull reports that it has collaborated with DNV GL to implement the classification society’s e-learning modules on cyber security into the Seagull training system.
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has agreed a deal with Kongsberg Digital for the supply of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand.
VIKING Saatsea, the maritime e-learning unit of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (VIKING), has released a new set of computer based courses for training in the ISPS Code (the International Ship and Port Security Code).
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