Athens, 3 March 2016 – HELMEPA purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members. The simulator was delivered and installed by VSTEP at HELMEPA premises in Athens, Greece.
The simulator purchased by HELMEPA included a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB simulator with 240° horizontal field of view and an Instructor Station. It is being used to train the navigation and manoeuvring skills of HELMEPA’s member shipping companies’ personnel.
Joost van Ree, VSTEP Sales Director: “We are proud to announce that a non-profit organization like HELMEPA has joined the VSTEP simulator family. Our FMB simulator allows HELMEPA members to train effectively ship and boat handling skills in compliance with the latest IMO requirements and model courses.”
HELMEPA is the pioneering voluntary marine environment protection association and in its capacity as “The Maritime Training Centre for Pollution Prevention, Safety at Sea and Environmental Awareness”, HELMEPA is offering to its Members refresher training on a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator donated by Associate Corporate Member DNV GL in appreciation of the voluntary training HELMEPA has been offering to its Members for 33 years.
VSTEP delivered the Class A simulator at HELMEPA premises in Athens in Q3 2015 and provided to selected HELMEPA staff in-depth train-the-trainer courses for operation and maintenance of the simulators.
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