Preliminary results from the 2015 BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report indicate that internet access at sea is improving, contributing to improved overall welfare for the commercial maritime workforce.
Videotel has launched a new training programme to guide seafarers on fuel changeover processes in light of recently introduced regulations governing Emission Control Areas (ECAs).
ECDIS Ltd has announced the introduction of a new simulation training technology for COLREGs that it says will allow instructors to create fresh training-aid scenarios in minutes.
Seagull Maritime has announced the launch of two new computer-based training (CBT) modules, focusing on deck safety for specific types of offshore vessels.
Videotel has launched a new training programme that focuses on the loading and discharge of project cargoes and heavy lifts.
VSTEP reports that it will deliver and install a NAUTIS DNV Class A Full Mission Bridge Simulator at the Maritime Academy of Cirebon in Indonesia.
Marine insurance company The Swedish Club reports that navigational claims such as collisions, contacts and groundings have remained at consistent levels despite advances in technology and safety systems.
Videotel has launched a new crisis management e-learning course, developed in cooperation with the IMO, Royal Caribbean, and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
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