Transas Offers Free ECDIS Workbook

Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2013

Transas Marine has published an ECDIS Workbook which can be used together with the Transas ECDIS demo software, both available for free download from the company's website.


According to the STCW 2010 Code, ECDIS training is mandatory for all Deck officers serving on board ships fitted with ECDIS equipment.


The goal of the ECDIS Demo Workbook is to provide the vessel's crew with knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the use of Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS and Chart Assistant Utility. The workbook is designated for nautical officers and other persons in charge of navigational tasks, and consists of theoretical and practice parts.


Transas provides ECDIS Training with different types of courses, including generic, type-specific, onboard, train the trainer, technical and computer-based trainings. Shipping companies can train their crews worldwide through the Transas Global ECDIS Training Network GET-Net, which today consists of 24 partners.


Through 2012, Transas Marine trained hundreds of seafarers and issued 1,005 ECDIS certificates through its own training structure, including 144 instructor certificates for qualification of in-house trainers for shipping companies and training institutes as required by some Flag States.

www.transas.com

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

People & Company News

Diamond Offshore Shares on the Rise

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, one of the world's top five offshore rig contractors, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it cut drilling costs and hiked prices,

Italian Pleads Guilty to Marine-hose Price-fixing in US

A former executive of Parker ITR Srl pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring to rig bids for marine hose and was sentenced to two years in prison, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

Ecochlor Raises $10m for BWT Maket

Ecochlor, Inc. announced that it has completed a $10 million equity financing to support its growth into the burgeoning ballast water treatment market. Since its formation in 2001,

Marine Electronics

DockMaster 8.0 Beta Program Launched

My-Villages, owner of the DockMaster suite of marine business software, launched DockMaster 8.0 for beta testing, which it calls the most powerful version yet with new navigation,

OSI to Integrate Software for UK Royal Navy

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) announced the signing of a contract to integrate its flagship software, ECPINS-W Sub, into the U.K. Royal Navy’s T45 Destroyer Integrated Bridge System (IBS).

HHI to Deploy 3DEXPERIENCE Design Platform

Hyundai Heavy Industries Selects Marine & Offshore Industry Solution Experiences for Design and Engineering of Offshore Structures Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company,

Education/Training

Newport News, ODU Partner for Bachelor's Degree Program

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that apprentices at Newport News Shipbuilding will now have the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science degree

C-MAR's Modern Approach to DP Training in Brazil

The modern offshore maritime industry heavily relies on different classes of DP vessels, from OSVs to Drillships and Tankers, almost all vessels serving the oil

GEIMS Maritime Training accorded highest grade from DGS

Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies (GEIMS) is now the first approved maritime training Institution in India to achieve the 'outstanding (A1)' grade. The

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair 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: 0.0940 sec (11 req/sec)