Bulgaria: TU Varna Simulation Centre Gets EMA Certification

TU Varna Simulation Centre Gets EMA Certification

The simulation centre of the TU Varna was officially certified by the European Maritime Administration in Bulgaria to provide maritime training in full compliance with the latest STCW and IMO regulations. All simulators at the centre are delivered by VSTEP and include NAUTIS FMB, Desktop and Engine Room Simulators.

The TU Varna simulation centre is now certified to provide approved training for bridge team and resource management , ECDIS training, Engine Team Resource management and GMDSS training in accordance with European Maritime Administration and IMO guidelines. The TU Varna is one of the leading maritime universities on the Black Sea and incorporates a high tech simulation centre at its premises, which uses state of the art simulation technology in its training curriculum. In order to fulfil all of the TU Varna’s training requirements, the university selected VSTEP’s NAUTIS maritime simulators for this simulation centre.

NAUTIS is a new range of advanced DNV certified maritime training simulators developed by VSTEP. NAUTIS offers high quality, affordable simulator solutions for training maritime professionals, officers and crews. NAUTIS includes a full range of certified simulators, from desktop trainer to full mission bridge simulator and allows maritime training in full compliance to the latest IMO Standards.

Pjotr van Schothorst, VSTEP CTO: “The official certification of the TU Varna simulation centre by the Maritime Administration is a confirmation of the high quality training value and the realism that NAUTIS simulators have to offer. We are happy that the TU Varna is now officially approved to provide professional simulator training to its students in full compliance with maritime training regulations.”

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VSTEP, August 22, 2013

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