Vestfold University, MARIS Enter ECDIS Training Agreement

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Vestfold University College (HiVe) and MARIS have entered a co-operation agreement covering MARIS ECDIS900 product specific training. The co-operation will see HiVe offering tailor made, product specific hands-on training for the MARIS ECDIS, covering electronic charts and updates.
Line Øverland, MARIS Business Development Manager says: “The MARIS ECDIS and client application is a comprehensive software package providing innovative updates and management of ship folios.The increased use of official Electronical Nautical Charts (ENC) onboard vessels and the implementation of paperless navigation requires deck officers to be confident and familiar with the functionality of the software and the limits to their use of ECDIS.”
The agreement will establish closer co-operation on research. HiVe will run product specific training courses on state of the art equipment, deploying its extensive in-house Maritime competence. HiVe offers a full range of research and development capability. At any given time, approximately 50 persons are involved in Ph.D projects.
Duy-Tho Do, Dean of HiVe’s Faculty of Technology and Maritime Sciences, says:  “This is a strategic and valued agreement. It shows the Board's commitment to support the government's ‘steady course’ initiative, and specifically its exhortation that "Norway should be a world-leading maritime nation. The Norwegian maritime industry is to deliver the most innovative and environmentally friendly solutions for the future.”
 

Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Electronics

Transas Launches Web Map Service

Transas Marine has launched Transas Web Map Service (WMS)to provide transparent and easy access to navigation charts through common interface. Access to comprehensive

New Portable Power System from SWE

Southwest Electronic Energy announced the launch of POW-R Tote, a rugged, lightweight, 12V/117Ah portable power system which provides compact-convenient energy

ClassNK-NAPA GREEN Wins IBJ Awards

Vessel performance monitoring and optimization solution ClassNK-NAPA GREEN was named the maritime industry’s top IT system by earning the IT Solutions Award

Education/Training

Transas Launches Web Map Service

Transas Marine has launched Transas Web Map Service (WMS)to provide transparent and easy access to navigation charts through common interface. Access to comprehensive

Australia: Maritime SAR in Asia Pacific a Priority

Defense force personnel from Australia are in China for Exercise Cooperation Spirit 2014 which begins today. The exercise aims to enhance coordination and cooperation between Australia,

Crowley Gives Scholarships to Two Student Employees

Crowley Maritime Corporation recently awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to two University of North Florida (UNF) students who are also currently part-time employees with the company.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.2195 sec (5 req/sec)