ECDIS Training Course Welcomes 2,500th Participant

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Second Officer Piers Edward Duncan Boileau-Goad (left) of Oceania Cruises went into the classroom as the 2,500th course participant at Interschalt MET. A certificate, presented by MET head Captain Axel Schult, will remind Mr.Boileau-Goad of the special occasion. (Photo: Justin Hohmann)

Five years after the inception of its MET (Maritime Education and Training Center), Interschalt  maritime systems AG has received its 2,500th course participant.

The participant, Piers Edward Duncan Boileau-Goad comes from Great Britain and took part in an ECDIS training course. The 27-year-old holds the position of Second Officer in the service of Oceania Cruises. The cruise company regularly sends its nautical officers and captains to Schenefeld for training. Each year, about 500 captains, ship`s officers and pilots from all over the world joining the broad range of courses.For example, the group of the British special celebration guest consitsted of crew members from Croatia and Italy.


Axel Schult, head of Interschalt  MET, presented Second Officer Boileau-Goad with a certificate as a remembrance of the special occasion. The Briton successfully passed the ECDIS course test. Boileau-Goad was enthused about the simulation possibilities provided on four ship bridges – one with a 270 degree panorama and three with a 120 degree view – and the four different manufacturer's systems available on demand.

 

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