ECDIS Ltd has launched a new ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training (ACATS) service, which aims to keep bridge teams up-to-date with the navigation technology regardless of which of the 38 manufacturers of ECDIS currently circulating the industry have supplied the equipment.
KVH has announced that it has begun offering Videotel’s new safety and training video about the Zika virus free to all mariners worldwide, with the goal of increasing awareness of the prevention measures that can keep seafarers and their colleagues and families safe from the disease.
Modal Training, a multimodal logistics training centre in the UK set to open later this year, reports that it has invested £2 million in a simulation setup from Kongsberg Maritime to offer courses for the maritime sector.
The Delgado Fire and Industrial School in New Orleans in the US has integrated a range of simulation technology from XVR with its Transas simulators, for use in courses at its new 19,000 square foot Maritime and Industrial Training Center.
Safebridge has released its latest ECDIS e-Learning course, covering the JRC JAN-7201/9201 ECDIS unit.
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.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has newly added a Full Mission Bridge and an Engine Room simulator at its training centre in Limassol, Cyprus, the only centre with the technology on the island, the company says.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released new control software for its line of radar simulation products, with the Maritime Simulation Tool (MaST) replacing the company’s Enhanced Graphical User Interface (GUI2).
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have announced a new training scheme in Marine Cartography and Data Assessment, covering the creation and maintenance of paper and digital charts utilising computer-aided cartography applications.
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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