Following its radar video interface with the Kelvin Hughes and MARIS ECDIS, VSTEP’s NAUTIS bridge simulators now also connect to PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS to provide training colleges with a DNV-approved generic ECDIS training installation.
The European RescueSim User Conference 2013 which took place at the World Port Centre in Rotterdam on June 12th, saw a large attendance of RescueSim users from around Europe.
During the Maritime Education Standards Council’s annual meeting in Orlando Florida, from June 4-6th, 2013, VSTEP Simulation showcased its NAUTIS maritime simulators and was premier sponsor of the well attended event.
Metro Holland published a cover article about the Rotterdam Police using VSTEP's Crowd Control Trainer for crowd management and riot prevention.
From Wednesday night until Thursday morning May 30th 2013, the Heinenoordtunnel in Rotterdam was completely closed for all traffic in both directions, due to a major disaster exercise. This exercise was one of the largest ever held in the Heinenoordtunnel and included the use of the RescueSim virtual incident management platform.