Rotterdam, 08-07-2024 – VSTEP is excited to announce the latest release of NAUTIS, making it more innovative and user-friendly than ever. With continuous development and enhancements, NAUTIS now offers advanced features and improved functionality to meet the evolving needs of its users. 

We are proud to present the latest version of NAUTIS, a testament to our relentless commitment to constant development and innovation. Our team has worked tirelessly to integrate user feedback and advanced technologies, ensuring that NAUTIS continues to evolve and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our users. This release reaffirms our dedication to delivering a cutting-edge, user-centric solution.

Maarten Meulemans, Software Engineering Director

Below we will showcase the highlights of this release. For full information, please view this document. 


One of cornerstones of this release became an alpha version of the new Instructor Station. The new Instructor Station enables the creation and updating of scenarios using the Logic Editor. This feature enables to automate tasks and assignments, hereby significantly reducing the workload of an instructor.


  • Local weather 

NAUTIS now offers localized weather control, enabling users to specify custom weather conditions within any designated area of any shape or size, including cloudiness, rain, hail, and snow. These systems are also mobile, and able to move in any direction. 

  • 4k Rendering Resolution. NAUTIS now supports 4K rendering which has been tested and validated during the most recent DNV audit in 2024.  

Learn more here. 


  • The velocity feedback loop in Thrust Allocation (TA) enables precise tuning for counteracting velocities, enhancing sidestepping on ships like Tiger, CTV2 and Arie Visser.  
  • Steering pump configuration has been standardized into Seagoing and Inland configurations across all vessels (except bow/stern propulsions).  
  • NFU controls will now keep functioning when the control failure is enabled.  


    • New conning design for standard solutions   

These are only a snippet of what NAUTIS 3.10 can do. View the full release notes here. 

Would you like to understand if you are entitled to the NAUTIS 3.10 update? Contact us. 


VSTEP is a leading developer of ship simulators and virtual training software company based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. They enable marine and safety professionals to learn and train by simulation in an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable way to work towards a safer world. With 20+ years of experience and a strong client base all over the world, VSTEP wants to enable learning by simulation on a large scale. They do this by offering a strong NAUTIS product portfolio covering the full learning and training cycle of a maritime professional. Visit the website for more information about VSTEP.