Rotterdam, 23-02-2024 – The Port of Antwerp is enhancing its inland navigation capabilities with the NAUTIS Desktop Inland simulator, preparing for inland licenses and enabling captains to maintain their skills during off times.

This installation represents the first NAUTIS inland desktop simulator at Port of Antwerp, solidifying VSTEP’s devotion to innovation and industry collaboration.

“By partnering with Port of Antwerp and providing them with our Desktop Inland Simulator, we are not just delivering a product; we are enabling a new standard of excellence in maritime training. This collaboration emphasizes our commitment to innovation and our mission to enable learning by simulation.”

Tije Vos, Commercial Director of VSTEP


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.