Singapore moves to improve navigational safety

MAY 30, 2014 — Investigations by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed that human error and poor judgement of the situation was the main cause of three collision incidents resulting

Northrop Grumman donates software to U.S. Naval Academy

AUGUST 7, 2013 — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently donated $3 million worth of training software to the U.S. Naval Academy, continuing the company’s commitment to the educational development of future Navy

Arklow picks Sperry Marine for ECDIS upgrade

JUNE 17, 2013 — Wicklow, Ireland, headquartered Arklow Shipping has chosen Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit  to upgrade 12 container vessels with VisionMaster FT Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

ClassNK certifies Type Specific ECDIS course

APRIL 26 2013 — Although the STCW convention now requires masters and deck officers aboard ECDIS-fitted ships to have generic ECDIS equipment training, some oil majors and port state control authorities now

Raytheon Anschütz books OSV bridge orders

APRIL 22, 2013 — Kiel, Germany, based navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz reports a number of contract awards for the delivery of integrated bridge systems to newbuild vessels for offshore operations. Raytheon

Bourbon orders PC Maritime ECDIS for IMR newbuilds

APRIL 2, 2013 — Paris-headquartered offshore services giant Bourbon has ordered Navmaster ECDIS from Plymouth, U.K., based PC Maritime for its latest generation IMR (Inspection, Maintenance & Repair) vessels being built in

Resolve Maritime Academy partners Transas on ECDIS

JANUARY 30, 2013 — Resolve Maritime Academy has joined the Transas Global ECDIS training network, known as Get-Net. The academy recently expanded its Fort Lauderdale, FL, training facilities, adding a second ECDIS

ECDIS familiarization guidelines available

NOVEMBER 21, 2012 — The Nautical Institute has announced the publication of Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Familiarization.The guidance has been issued by the ECDIS Training Group – an industry body made up

Nautical Institute issues industry-backed ECDIS training guidance

The Nautical Institute has issued “Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training,” a guidance that helps interpret IMO requirements for ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) training. Last month, ECDIS training became required