ECDIS Launch Sperry Marine Course

MarineLink.com
Friday, June 14, 2013

ECDIS Ltd. have taken delivery of three new VisionMaster FT ECDIS, which have been installed in their e-Navigation Center. The ECDIS systems are made by Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine and will mean ECDIS Ltd are now able to offer Nautical Institute accredited Type Specific ECDIS Training on nine different systems.


Joe Sloly, Customer Development Manager of ECDIS Ltd said, “The VisionMaster ECDIS has been in high demand for training requests over the last year so I am proud to say we can now offer the highest of standards training on the ECDIS equipment. By including the Sperry Marine ECDIS in our facility it allows are instructors to learn yet another system which can be discussed on our Generic ECDIS courses. The Type Specific Course has been included in our accreditation by the Nautical Institute”


John Ritchie, ECDIS Course Manager, added, “With every new system we add, we spend quite considerable time assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each so we can give students an objective view of each manufacturer’s products. This also means that when we deliver a course, our instructors are extremely well versed in the operation of the system concerned. We have ensured that the Sperry Marine Vision Master maintains our high standards of Type Specific courses that we have been delivering for years.”

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navigation

Canadian Frigates Get a Radar Upgrade

German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has completed factory acceptance tests and delivery of 12 sets of navigation radars for the Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigates.

Automatic Camera for Monitoring Vessel Engine Developed

NYK and the Monohakobi Technology Institute  have jointly developed “Kirari NINJA” (patent pending), a device that can automatically photograph the interior of a vessel engine’s combustion chamber.

‘Chapplaincy’ for Better Seafarers' Welfare Support

Smartphone App created with support from Augustea Group and MarineTraffic will help charity deliver improved service and better measure impact of its work Sailors’ Society,

News

USCG Respopnds to Sunken Vessel Near Sitka, Alaska

The Coast Guard is responding to the sinking of a fishing vessel in Kelp Bay near Sitka Friday. Coast Guard personnel from Sector Juneau, the Coast Guard

Next LCS to be Named USS Minneapolis/St. Paul

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Minneapolis/St. Paul (LCS 21). The future Minneapolis/St.

MSC Upgrades Europe-West Africa Service

As part of our objective to continually improve our services to customers, MSC is delighted to announce an upgrade to its Angola Express service with a first

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.5116 sec (2 req/sec)