Alphatron Marine has upgraded the ECDIS training facility at its headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with new systems for seafarer training.
Asia-based dry bulk shipping company Asia Maritime Pacific (AMP) has agreed a deal with Seagull Maritime to roll out onboard e-Learning training systems across its fleet of more than 40 Handysize and minibulker vessels.
Computer based training provider Seagull has released an update to its Crew Evaluation System (CES), with version 5.3.1 adding new STCW tests for Pure Car Carriers and offshore vessels.
Sinochem has agreed two separate software deals to add new systems across its entire fleet of chemical tankers, having agreed a contract to implement DNV GL’s fleet management software ShipManager while also signing a long-term agreement with Seagull Maritime to deliver onboard training.
ChartCo Training & Consultancy, part of ChartCo, has launched a joint venture with a group of partners in the UK to offer a combined range of training and consultancy services alongside ChartCo’s existing products.
Seagull Maritime has created a new assessment centre in Gdynia, Poland, working with long time collaborator Gdynia Maritime School (GMS) to offer seafarers the ability to complete distance courses on-site, allowing them to be assessed and receive their approved course diploma on the same day.
Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has opened a new installation of its W-Xpert Full Mission Simulator (FMS) for virtual reality training of engine room crews at the Marine Power Academy Training Centre of Hudong Heavy Machinery Co. (HHM), in Shanghai, China.
ECDIS Ltd has expanded its training portfolio with two new courses on Cyber Security Awareness (CSA), one for operators and one for management.
Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China has partnered with Navis to implement the MACS3 ship loading computer and the Navis StowMan stowage planning program at its training facilities to be used in the education of prospective nautical officers.
Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Maritime Centre in the UK has launched a new range of STCW (Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) simulator training courses, part of the Centre’s expanded professional training programme delivered through the Maritime Knowledge Hub, operated in partnership with Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North West of England.
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