Thursday, 30 November 2017 16:36

Bunker safety training CBT launched by Videotel

KVH Videotel has launched an LNG bunkering training course to promote safe bunkering processes, based on guidelines from the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) and developed in response to growth in the use of LNG as a bunker fuel by operators looking to meet the low sulphur targets required by MARPOL Annex VI.

Published in Maritime Software
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 19:02

MOL to introduce VR training

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has developed a new virtual reality (VR) crew safety training system, using technology created by Japanese company Tsumiki Seisaku integrated into a pair of smart goggles.

Thursday, 26 October 2017 05:18

Videotel adds cyber training programme

KVH Videotel has launched a cyber security training programme, produced in association with shipping association BIMCO, to address the threat of ransomware and other computer system breaches.

The latest accident investigation report from the UK MAIB (Marine Accident Investigation Branch) into the grounding of the bulk carrier Muros in December 2016 has pointed to improper use of ECDIS as a contributory factor to the incident, with the investigators noting that the number of similar incidents it has encountered has led them to the conclusion that previous generations of the technology have not been designed with user needs in mind.

Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:55

Adonis software integrated with Seagull

Norwegian software company Adonis reports that it has added integration between its Adonis Personnel Manager and the computer based training systems provided by Seagull, following the launch of a new add-on module.

Published in Maritime Software
Thursday, 19 October 2017 09:26

Liberian Registry adds cyber training

The Liberian Registry reports that it has launched a Cyber and Ship Security computer-based training (CBT) program, covering concepts such as malware, network security, identity theft, risk management, and other common threats to maritime security.

Published in Maritime Software
Thursday, 14 September 2017 12:15

Transas introduces Survival Craft Simulator

Transas has introduced a new Survival Craft Simulator (SCS) to prepare crew for the possible scenarios that can occur during lifeboat drills and to improve safety in an area that is a persistent source of accidents in shipping.

KVH company Videotel has introduced its new Videotel Performance Manager, combining training content from Videotel with web-based data analytics from KVH, with the aim of providing maritime managers with useful insights into fleet training activities.

Published in Maritime Software

Global marine insurer North P&I Club is collaborating with risk management company Hudson Analytix – Cyber to encourage a better understanding among its maritime members of their vulnerability to cyber-risk and to assist in improving their cyber security processes and systems.

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:42

MSC staff to take cyber training course

Container shipping company MSC has agreed a deal with Cyprus-based maritime software provider SOFTimpact to deliver cybersecurity training to its 160 staff based on the island.

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