ECDIS Ltd Open eNavigation Centre

PRESS RELEASE

14 April 2010

ECDIS Ltd Announces Opening of eNavigation Centre

ECDIS Ltd have opened their new eNavigation Centre at Solent Business Park, where they will deliver their flagship MCA accredited IMO 1.27 Model ECDIS course. 

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Pictures showing full 23” ECDIS consoles and DNV Compliant Bridge Operation simulator, evaluated by the MCA as meeting the standards required by the STCW Code.

Mark Broster, Managing Director of ECDIS Ltd says, 

“The eNavigation Centre will enable ECDIS to offer a larger range of courses and provide training to suit all varieties of mariner, from STCW for watchkeepers to short courses for Pilots, as well as ECS training for yachtsmen, fishermen and the leisure industry”.

“We are delighted to offer our customers the ECDIS training solution at such a convenient location.  Solent Business Park offers a great deal of flexibility with road, rail and air links and is well placed for our customer base.  The facility will also enable delivery of our Portable ECDIS course as well as the Short ECDIS course and ECS training, so I am really pleased to be opening this new facility”.

Malcolm Instone, Operations Director adds,

“The ECDIS team has provided navigation training and consultation in electronic chart display and information systems for some time now.  With the opening of this new facility we are looking forward to adding to the 1000 mariners already taught. 

If people want to book a course or simply learn more about the variety of courses we can offer, they can contact Mark or me at ECDIS”.

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ECDIS Ltd

ECDIS Ltd provide navigation training and consultation in Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).  They specialise in providing Flag State approved IMO model ECDIS courses to be taught on any IMO accredited ECDIS.  Static training is delivered in their Southampton Training Centre and portable training can be conducted in a location of the customer’s choosing, even onboard if facilities can support it.  ECDIS Ltd trainers are highly experienced in the practical use of ECDIS, and combined have taught over 1000 mariners.  Their static ECDIS training is endorsed and accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.  An application for accreditation of their portable training solution is pending with Det Norske Veritas.

For further information:

Malcolm Instone
Director of Operations & Standards
ECDIS Ltd
First Floor
Forum 3 Parkway
Solent Business Park
Whiteley
Fareham
PO15 7FH
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1489 611615
Email: instone@ecdis.org.uk
Web: www.ecdis.org.uk