Rotterdam, 01 February 2021 – The relationship between VSTEP and ROC Kop van Noord-Holland continues to flourish, as ROC Kop van Noord-Holland signed a new deal to upgrade their maritime simulators to NAUTIS 3. 

ROC Kop van Noord Holland is one of the leading training institutes of the Netherlands that offers vocational training to thousands of students and participants each year. Their maritime training center has signed a deal with VSTEP to upgrade their existing NAUTIS 2 maritime simulators to NAUTIS 3. 

The current set up at ROC Kop van Noord Holland located at Den Helder, consists of six NAUTIS navigation simulators out of which three are Class B simulators and the remaining are desktop versionsThe new deal entails: upgrading all six of their NAUTIS simulators, which would include software upgrades, specialized hardware replacements, upgrade of ship console plates and instructor station; as well as a renewed partnership to collaborate for the next 5 years 

NAUTIS 3 offers highly realistic hydrodynamics and visuals, improved communication and communication radars, new features and fixes and many more functionalities related to maritime training, all of which make training smoothermore interactive and immersive.  

The NAUTIS team at VSTEP aims to continuously develop the most efficient, innovative and user-focused maritime simulators that are not only compliant to industry standards but can also be adapted to comply with local rules and regulations. The business development director at VSTEP, Tije Vos says: “we are always committed to ensuring that our customers have the highest-fidelity training options and the best maritime simulation experience, so that they are prepared for all sorts of situation onboard”. 


VSTEP makes sure that you are prepared for real-life situations with our leading solutions for simulation and virtual training. Our state-of-the-art products allow you to train your skills for every scenario possible in a practical, cost effective and sustainable way. We are a Dutch based and ISO9001:2015 certified company. Stay up-to-date about the developments at VSTEP by subscribing to our newsletter or follow us on Linkedin.

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