Kelvin Hughes MantaDigital Widescreen

ECDIS Ltd provides Kelvin Hughes MantaDigitalTM Widescreen on board familiarisation


UK based ECDIS training and consultancy company ECDIS Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of their new on-board familiarisation course for Kelvin Hughes’ MantaDigital™ Widescreen software.

Kelvin Hughes’ newest ECDIS software has been on the market since 2012 and ECDIS Ltd has now produced its own training solution which meets the requirement of the ISM code and Safety Management System training requirements and is convenient for the marine and the shipping company.

John Ritchie, ECDIS Course Manager at ECDIS Ltd, says,


“Kelvin Hughes are constantly evolving, and a particularly strong example of this is the new MantaDigitalTM Widescreen software. We are delighted to be their international independent training partner and will continue to match the development of their ECDIS software with the highest standard of professional courses.”


Natalie Robson, Marketing Manager at ECDIS Ltd, adds,


“It has been a real pleasure getting to know another ECDIS system, allowing us to provide a realistic and balanced training course for the mariner. The MantaDigitalTM Widescreen has taken a fresh approach to ECDIS bearing little resemblance to the previous versions, highlighting the need for mariners to be trained in each system.”




ECDIS Ltd provide navigation training, purchasing, charting and consultation in Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and the military equivalent (WECDIS, ECDIS-N). A forward thinking company, they have pioneered the embodiment of ECDIS in SMS procedures with the ECDIS Procedures Guide and have paved the way for a better understanding of ECDIS with the ECDIS Manual. ECDIS Ltd specialise in providing Flag State approved IMO model ECDIS courses and Equipment Specific training on an extensive number of systems.  Static training is delivered in their state of the art Training Centre near Southampton (UK) 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 1500 mariners.  Their static ECDIS training is endorsed and accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, whilst their portable training solution is approved by Det Norske Veritas. Equipment Specific training is accredited by the Nautical Institute.

The ECDIS Manual is available for purchase from Witherby Seamanship at and at all good maritime chart and book stockists.

Written by:        ECDIS Ltd
Published by:    Witherby Seamanship International Ltd

ISBN 978-1-85609-507-5
Book £350 +VAT

eBook £350       (eBook excludes any applicable taxes)

The ‘ECDIS Procedures Guide’ is available from Witherby Seamanship at and at all good maritime chart and book stockists.

Written by:        ECDIS Ltd
Published by:    Witherby Seamanship International Ltd
ISBN 978-1-85609-535-8
Book £75 + VAT

eBook £75         (eBook excludes any applicable taxes)



For further information:

Natalie Robson


Ground Floor

Atlantic 3600 Building Parkway

Solent Business Park



PO15 7AN

United Kingdom


Tel: +44 (0) 1489 559677



MaxSea and Ecdis Ltd Partnership

MaxSea and Ecdis Ltd PartnershipWe are pleased to announce that MaxSea has formed a new partnership with ECDIS training company Ecdis Ltd, in order to provide customers with portable training on its Time Zero software.  Ecdis Ltd will be exclusive MaxSea trainers in the UK.

ECDIS Ltd was formed to provide training, consultation and accreditation solutions in electronic charting.  The company is accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and employs a team of navigators and master mariners, who have between them taught and accredited over 1,000 seafarers.  Ecdis Ltd equipment is fully portable so they can conduct training in a location of your choosing, even onboard if your facilities can support it. 

“We have chosen Ecdis Ltd as our exclusive trainers in the UK because of their unique ability to take the training to the customer.  The training they give and their experience will allow the customer to get the very best out of our products,” said MaxSea Managing Director Frederic Algalarrondo.

Malcolm Instone, Operations Director of ECDIS Ltd, added, “We are delighted to form a partnership with MaxSea.  Whether you are yacht racing, commercial or more leisure inclined, Time Zero is a superb tool worth consideration for all your navigation requirements.”