PRESS RELEASEECDIS Ltd Train CERES LNGECDIS training company Ecdis Ltd of the UK have delivered the first tranche of training with CERES LNG of Greece.  Two more courses are planned.  The ECDIS training course was conducted at CERES Head Office in Piraeus using ECDIS Ltd mobile training.  ECDIS Ltd delivered their 5 day Flag State approved IMO 1.27 course using PC Maritime software.



In addition to the IMO 1.27 model, the course contained advanced elements of Route Planning, Pilotage, DR and EP development during GPS failure and failure of the main bridge terminals.  A series of comprehensive exercises and exams was also involved.  In order to develop safe Electronic Navigation operating procedures for CERES ships, the course also covered Deck Officer handover routines and the use of bespoke ‘check-off cards’.

Mark Broster, Managing Director at ECDIS Ltd said, “It is good to see that CERES LNG is using our expertise to develop their ECDIS navigation skills.  It speaks volumes for our course that a company that maintains the highest of all safety at sea standards have chosen ECDIS Ltd for their training.”

“It was a pleasure to have the expertise and professionalism of ECDIS Ltd in our establishment,” says Konstantinou Iraklis, HSSE Coordinator of CERES LNG.  “We share their commitment to provide the best training for safe navigation at sea and they have increased the ECDIS knowledge of our Mariners to the highest standard.”


ECDIS Ltd provides 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.  Their equipment is fully portable which allows training to 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 and accredited over 1000 mariners.  Their ECDIS training is endorsed and accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

For further information:

Malcolm Instone
Director of Operations & Standards
2nd Floor
43 Broomfield Road
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 203 0868880


Ceres LNG’s reputation has been earned as one of the world’s leading marine services providers in the LNG sector.  As each ship leaves port we are keenly aware of our responsibility toward ensuring the safe passage of our people, our cargoes and our environment.  Ceres LNG’s services cover every aspect of ship management.  On and off-shore our employees are supported by world-class management practices, as well as state-of-the-art technologies in communications and marine safety.  We are prepared and eager to forge strategic, long-term alliances with our clients, not only to meet their existing needs but also to enable them to explore new opportunities for stability, diversity and growth.  Our dedication and commitment to safety is based on innovative and forward thinking.  The future of Ceres LNG will continue to be closely linked with the future of the seas.

For further information:

Mr Konstantinou Iraklis
HSSE Coordinator
Ceres LNG Services Ltd
69 , Akti Miaouli
Tel: +30 210 4591276
Mobile: +30 6958 462710
Fax: +30 210 4591246