Cookies help us deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies Dismiss

Furuno adds type specific ECDIS training in Manila

Furuno Electric has said that type specific training for the new ECDIS FMD-3200/FMD-3300 is now available in the Philippines.

The COMPASS training centre in Manila had training workstations installed in May and its instructors have been trained through Furuno’s train-the-trainer programme.

A first group of navigators completed a training session on the 16th and 17th of May. Furuno says that they all came out with confidence in their ability to operate the new ECDIS installed on board their respective vessels.

The training programme for the FMD-3200/FMD-3300 available at COMPASS is identical to the type specific training for the same models provided by Furuno’s own training centres in Denmark and Singapore. The syllabus has been developed by INSTC Denmark in compliance with the STCW and ISM Codes as well as with all currently known requirements from flag states.

Since COMPASS joined the NavSkills network in April 2012, it has concluded about 170 Furuno type specific ECDIS courses for the FEA2107/FEA-2807 and issued just about 1,000 certificates to Filipino navigators.

Furuno says that besides the Philippines, it can provide type specific training for the FMD-3200/FMD-3000 ECDIS in Denmark, Singapore, Germany, Greece, and China. 

Related items

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Login/Register

Register or Login to view even more of our content. Basic registration is free.

Register now

Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.

 

Address:
Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road
London
N7 9DP
United Kingdom

Copyright © 2020 Digital Ship Ltd. All rights reserved           Cookie Policy         Privacy Policy

x