Danelec Marine has launched a new computer-based training (CBT) program for its second-generation DM800 ECDIS G2 products, which allows students to download the training curriculum to their own computers or laptops to perform the self-study portion offline, at home or at sea.
Simrad has launched its 27-inch M5027 optically bonded HD LCD monitor for the commercial marine market, designed to meet the colour calibration requirements of ECDIS systems and the size requirements of 320mm CAT1 radar systems.
Jeppesen has entered into a partnership with maritime satellite communications company Navarino to create a new platform for chart data delivery via satellite.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has called on ship owners to upgrade to the latest ECDIS software standards ahead of the mandatory deadline, highlighting the benefits that the new updates can offer.
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new online e-Learning course for familiarisation training on its K-Bridge and K-Nav ECDIS products.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) says it has observed an increase in the number of counterfeit versions of ADMIRALTY charts and publications in circulation, and is re-issuing a warning over the dangers these fakes pose to the safety of vessels, crew and cargo.
E-learning provider Safebridge has launched a joint initiative with Seagull Maritime to make Safebridge content available through the Seagull onboard training platform.
Wärtsilä is to supply two new cruise vessels being built for US-based Seabourn Cruise Line with a range of navigation, automation and sensor systems, as well as consoles for the bridge and engine control room, including a video wall.
The IMO sub-committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) has extended the transition period for software updates to existing ECDIS for one year, to 31 August 2017, which will give all ship owners using ECDIS an extra twelve months to update their equipment to the latest presentation standards and maintain compliance.
ECDIS e-learning company Safebridge reports that it has completed a Basic ECDIS Training course for the Port State Control of Germany, provided to inspection officers from the BG Verkehr, the Authority responsible for conducting Port State inspections on vessels visiting German ports.
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