If the intention of training is a quick response and easy administration, the answer is yes.
The crew change is a moment where both crew sets can be reached, and in such a case, you have an… Continue reading
The ChartWorld eGlobe G2 ECDIS is a new and rapidly growing ECDIS product. The concept of this product is what they call “ECDIS as a service”.
ChartWorld invited me to hold training courses on their eGlobe G2 ECDIS for both instructors and regular operators. My first train the trainer course was held on ChartWorld premises in Hamburg at the beginning of September. One of their distributers and two of their own new employees joined the course. Continue reading
In the early days of electronic chart systems, before full GPS coverage, radar overlays were used to correct the ship’s position on an electronic map. It was used to compensate for the error using Loran C, Decca, or Transit satellite… Continue reading
ECDIS training is very much focused on the certification of deck officers. What is often overlooked is that on-shore personnel, especially those who are working with safety, have an equivalent need for training and information on this new product. In… Continue reading