ChartWorld has announced a cooperation with JRC to add ChartWorld’s Information Overlay service, known as CIO+ onto JRC ECDIS.
The Sea Traffic Management (STM) concept project, STM BALT SAFE, has signed up 50 tankers that frequently sail in the Baltic Sea to an ECDIS update to enable route sharing. Wärtsilä Voyage has won the contract to update the ECDIS systems.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has installed new VSTEP simulators at its training facility in Rotterdam and re-introduced ECDIS Type Specific Training and Marcom-A training.
The ECDIS Type Specific Training for both JRC and Wärtsilä (Transas) ECDIS is offered for an international audience in English and provides the required knowledge for the general use of the ECDIS as well as a detailed introduction to the system’s features.
For ECDIS training, JRC/Alphatron Marine requires that the trainee has adequate experience on ECDIS and has accomplished the IMO Model Course 1.27
The Marcom-A training represents the General Operating Certificate which allows users to operate maritime radio transmission equipment. Other facets of this study include the international GMDSS regulations, compulsory books, emergency procedures and daily use of the onboard equipment. Marcom-A training will be given only in Dutch and is certified by Dutch authority ILenT.
ChartWorld has launched version 1.2 of its digital voyage planning solution, My Route Appraisal (MyRA).
A large number of recent observations and detentions due to lack of certificated training, or, navigation incidents based on poor knowledge have led ECDIS, a part of eMaritime Group, to launch a ‘Peace of Mind’ service.
ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with its new ‘Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system, which will be launched on July 1, 2019.
Navios ShipManagement, a member of Navios Group, has confirmed that it is the first shipping company to roll out SRH Marine SAIT’s Delta Platform with real-time ECDIS chart updates over Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service.
A collaboration between KVH Videotel and The Nautical Institute (NI) has resulted in more than 100 NI members enrolling in online courses to further their knowledge and skills across a range of topics including ECDIS, cybersecurity, the Maritime Labour Convention for ship masters, enclosed space entry and marine environmental awareness.
Dutch company RH Marine has integrated an optical bearing device (OBD) in WECDIS, the company’s own digital chart system for military purposes.
A contract signed in London at the end of last month by Inmarsat and SRH Marine SAIT formalises arrangements for real-time Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) updating to be accomplished ‘ship-to-shore’ using an application over FleetBroadband for the first time.
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