ECDIS Ltd is based in Southampton, UK. In their e-Navigation Centre they host ECDIS terminals from a number of different manufacturers, which they use for training and consultancy. They also provide training worldwide using training partners or their own mobile facility.
The experiences I made so far with ECDIS Ltd as my associate are very positive.
Marstal Navigationsskole is providing ECDIS courses for a maximum of 12 participants. The courses are divided into
Generic Training according to IMO 1.27 STCW course and
Type Specific Training on MARIS and TRANSAS equipment.
The school is officially approved by both MARIS and TRANSAS to provide type specific courses on their equipment.
As an added value the school is doing the training on their own training vessel MV "Pia" during the last course day (weather permitted).
The MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTRE (METC) at the Department of Maritime Studies of the Wismar University offers further education courses for navigational and technical ships officers.
There are courses according to the STCW-Code and and IMO Model Course as well as tailored courses for shipping companies, pilots and other clients from the maritime business.
I teach the theory of ECDIS basics and ECDIS in operation at METC.
The Maritime Connector is based in Croatia and is focused to create a network between the maritime employers and seafarers looking for sea-going jobs by using advertising services.
They further offer seafarers as much information as possible concerning sea-going job vacancies, certificates and education. Their services are based on a dynamic system of advertising sea-going vacancies of their registered maritime companies, database of interactive resumes and a system of electronically sent notices.
marine-news.net, founded in July 2009, understands itself as the the leading independent portal dedicated to the maritime economy market.
The portal offers neutral and unbiased information which enables its users to make better and more confident decisions. Information is provided inter alia on real-time quotes, news, stocks and bunker prices.
Thomas Gunn Navigation Services Ltd are one of the world's leading International Admiralty Chart Agents. They specialise in the supply of navigational products and associated services to the shipping industry on a worldwide basis. They offer type approved ECDIS systems and are also official distributors for a wide range of electronic charts.