KVH Videotel and OMS-VR have signed a letter of intent to enter into an exclusive agreement to produce and distribute VR (virtual reality) maritime training systems.
The Nautical Institute has made a set of new online skills training courses available free of charge to its members, developed in collaboration with KVH Videotel, with topics including risk assessment at sea, marine environmental awareness, ECDIS and crisis management.
KVH Videotel has introduced a new training package titled Seafarers Mental Health and Wellbeing, produced in association with the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), which will be made available free of charge throughout the industry.
Maritime software developer Prevention at Sea reports that it has signed two new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), with e-Learning company SQLEarn and mooring systems firm Katradis Marine Ropes, to explore ways of leveraging their respective capabilities to deliver new products to the shipping sector.
Maritime software company Navis has launched its new MACS3 E-Learning system for container vessels, a web-based program providing hands-on training on the MACS3 loading computer.
Alfa Laval is introducing a Computer-Based Training (CBT) system to boost crew knowledge of its ballast water management technology and help companies to ensure compliance with IMO and US Coast Guard (USCG) requirements.
Maritime training provider Seagull has collaborated with IT company SOFTimpact to develop a web interface between their respective software systems, integrating the ‘CREWimpact’ crewing application with the Seagull Training Administrator (STA).
Marlink and Seagull Maritime have partnered to develop a satcom-enabled online environment for the distribution and updating of e-learning material for ships at sea, with the aim of automating content management on board.
The eMaritime Group has launched a new ACAT module as a ‘bolt-on’ for its annual competency assurance ECDIS training course, to meet the requirements of Edition 4.0 of the IHO ECDIS Presentation Library.
Maritime training technology company Safebridge has launched two new products, a Competence Assessment Tool (CAT) to catalogue crew skills, and Safeyacht, a chartplotter training system for the leisure market.
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