Kongsberg Maritime’s training division has introduced a new online virtual classroom system, designed for the pre-course preparation phase and using a live video link integrated with on-screen presentations, emulated system software and assessment tools.
ECDIS Ltd has introduced an offline version of its Annual Competency Assurance Training (ACAT) courses, to allow for study on ships with little or no internet access.
Seagull Maritime has upgraded the Seagull Training App to version 2.0, for both Android and iOS, to improve usability across a range of mobile devices, with dynamic screen layouts for different sized displays.
Kongsberg Maritime has launched its new global training website, which aims to improve functionality for selection and booking of training courses at the company’s training centres in 11 countries.
Marorka and SMDERI (Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute) have opened an Energy Management Training Centre in Shanghai, following the earlier signing of a cooperation agreement between the organisations in May 2016.
Consolidated Marine Management based in Greece has signed up all crew on its 23 vessels for type specific ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training (ACAT) on both Furuno and JRC equipment, to be carried out by ECDIS Ltd.
UK Shipping Minister John Hayes was among the guests at the official opening of a new Maritime Bridge and Engine Simulator training facility in Liverpool, as part of a maritime graduate talent programme that has been developed in partnership with UK industry body Mersey Maritime.
The initial evaluation of a prototype augmented reality system for the maritime industry, based on Google Glass technology, is underway at the Baltimore campus of the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies-Pacific Maritime Institute (MITAGS-PMI) in the US.
Seagull Maritime has launched a Training Analytics tool using automated prompts to help managers to benchmark training activity levels and prioritise follow up.
VIKING Saatsea says that it has become the first provider to achieve flag state approval for its STCW on board training system with refresher modules according to the new STCW 2010 Manila Amendments for Basic Training.
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