Totem Plus Partners with ECDIS to Revamp Training

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Totem Plus has announced a partnership with ECDIS LTD. This will enable training to be conducted on its TOTEM ECDIS in ECDIS LTD’s new e-Navigation Center in Southampton, UK. The training will be based on ECDIS LTD’s flagship MCA accredited IMO 1.27 Model ECDIS course.

ECDIS Ltd provides navigation training, purchasing, charting and consultation in Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and the military equivalent (WECDIS, ECDIS-N). They specialize in providing Flag State approved IMO model ECDIS courses to be taught on any IMO accredited ECDIS. Static training is delivered in their Southampton Training Center and portable training can be conducted in a location of the customer’s choosing, even onboard if facilities can support it. ECDIS Ltd trainers are highly experienced in the practical use of ECDIS, and combined have taught over 1000 mariners. Their static ECDIS training is endorsed and accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, whilst their portable training solution is approved by Det Norske Veritas. Type Specific training is accredited by the Nautical Institute.

TOTEM ECDIS is a fully approved ECDIS by Totem Plus that offers Dynamic Chart Licensing (pay ONLY for charts you use) and the COLREGS ADVISER, a collision avoidance decision support tool. The COLREGS ADVISER analyzes the position, course and speed of all the ships in the vicinity, and advises the Master or OOW on the best course to take in order to avoid collision in accordance with the legal requirements of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS).

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