KVH Industries has announced the sale of its Videotel group of companies to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for a base purchase price of $90 million.
The Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training (VDAB) has chosen a dredging simulator developed by KONGSBERG for its state-of-the-art K-Sim Navigation technology platform.
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats.
Columbia Shipmanagement has launched its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems.
Kongsberg Digital has announced its new simulator system, designed to train officers and crew in advanced firefighting for preparedness in accordance with STCW Code requirements.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new partnership with AXELOS, which will see LR expand its cyber awareness training options with the addition of the AXELOS RESILIA Frontline training package.
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) has announced a new partnership with Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, which will see the companies jointly run a new Center of Excellence (CoE) to support implementation projects of Navis systems across CSP’s portfolio of assets, as well as ongoing optimisation of CSP’s infrastructure.
Alfa Laval is introducing a Computer-Based Training (CBT) system to boost crew knowledge of its ballast water management technology and help companies to ensure compliance with IMO and US Coast Guard (USCG) requirements.
Maritime training provider Seagull has collaborated with IT company SOFTimpact to develop a web interface between their respective software systems, integrating the ‘CREWimpact’ crewing application with the Seagull Training Administrator (STA).
Kongsberg Digital has launched a new 3D virtual application for its K-Sim Cargo simulator, adding outside deck area training to sit alongside the existing 3D engine room capabilities of the company’s K-Sim Engine simulator.
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