|The new requirements in ECDIS training from the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments, the ISM Code and consequently tough Port State Control regulations mean that flexible and hands-on, type-specific, training has become an essential for today’s seafarers.|
|The mandatory requirement for type-specific training came into force on 01 January, 2012 independent of the schedule for the fitting of ECDIS to new ships, which will only begin on 01 July 2012. The training requirement affects every officer moving to a ship with an unfamiliar ECDIS brand. PSC will therefore be looking for clear evidence that the OOWs are competent with the installed equipment.|
|Deficient competences in the handling of navigation consoles by bridge officers do constitute a danger in the safe operation of a ship. One of the major reasons for this is that officers are usually only trained on one specific system, while there is a wide range of console manufacturers where interface structures and control layout are not harmonized. Equally Flag States word their own requirements variously.|
|We at Aims Institute of Maritime Studies welcome your entire officer to complete Type Specific ECDIS training We have facilities to deliver all major ECDIS equipment manufacturers approvals training at Mumbai based training house.|
Management of a safe expedition in between the ports is what we focus on. The usage of this software requires practice and getting trained in ECDIS through AIMS provides the navigating officer with correct knowledge and efficient usage idea of the ECDIS system. After you are done with this course, you will be able to properly operate and update the ECDIS.