Structured in the same way as earlier courseware for the Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT and the Raytheon Anschuetz Synapsis, NSC and the Retrofit ECDIS 24, the content follows the competencies set out by the recommendations of various Flag States and requires 16-18 hours of study (a completed IMO 1.27 generic training course is a pre-requisite).
The course costs €185 for a single log-in, with fleet training or prepaid packages also available.
“The cost of training is proving one of the most significant factors determining shipping companies’ approach to ECDIS familiarisation training,” said Ulf Steden, managing director of Safebridge.
“New solutions have come to market to reduce expenditure and we are especially pleased to have been chosen as ChartWorld’s preferred partner for online type-specific training because of its revolutionary approach to the whole issue.”
Safebridge says it is currenlty developing courseware for a further five leading ECDIS manufacturers and that these will be released over the coming months.