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.
PC Maritime reports that 100 navigating officers have now successfully completed its ECDIS Type Training course and passed the Assessment test required for formal certification since the course was issued in March.
The UKHO, via its Admiralty brand, has launched a series of new publications and training products aimed at assisting seafarers in the move to digital navigation, called 'The Admiralty Guide to the Practical use of ENCs'.
ECDIS training company ECDIS Ltd reports that it has have completed delivery of ECDIS training courses to the crews of Condor Ferries.
Kelvin Hughes has supplied Singapore’s largest maritime training institution, the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA), with 25 ECDIS training systems under a new contract.
FURUNO reports that it has reached agreement with the Turkish company Özsay, the national distributor for FURUNO in Turkey, and the Greek training centre GMC for the provision of FURUNO type specific ECDIS training.
Shipbuilding software developer AVEVA has announced that it is to expand use of its training programs with Brazilian universities, with federal universities in Pernambuco and Pará states to implement AVEVA’s engineering and design software from the AVEVA Plant and AVEVA Marine portfolios within their engineering course curriculum.
The Nautical Institute has published a set of ‘Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training’, with the aim of addressing what it calls “confusion” with regard to ECDIS training.
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