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Furuno type specific ECDIS training in China

Furuno Shanghai reports that it has begun providing Furuno type specific ECDIS training for the Chinese market, the sixth training facility to join the Furuno NavSkills training network.

The type specific ECDIS training will be provided by instructors trained at Furuno’s INS Training Centre in Denmark, to match the requirements for training under the NavSkills framework.

“Training and crew competences are important to us,” says Rick Chen, vice general manager of Furuno Shanghai.

“China is one of the very important ship building nations, and as such we believe that it is important to be able to provide our high quality training to the Chinese crews.”

“At the same time we can offer overseas ship owners building vessels in China to have the crew trained inside China on their way to go onboard the new buildings.”

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