Friday, June 20, 2014

Transas Complete ECDIS Solutions Presented at Posidonia 2014


Athens June 16, 2014 - Transas participated in the Posidnia 2014 exhibition which took place in Athens, Greece on June 2-6.  Posidonia is the one of the biggest international shipping exhibitions held every 2 years in Athens. This year it attracted 20.000 visitors by more than 1,800 exhibitors from 93 countries.
Transas presented its compete solutions for ECDIS Carriage Requirement compliance, comprising world's number one ECDIS, official charts service, fuel efficiency monitoring, service & maintenance, and many more added-value services.
Among new highlights, Transas has presented recently implemented functionalities of its Navi-Planner 4000 voyage planning software including paper charts and publications management and Piracy Information Overlay.
The importance of type-specific familiarisation training is becoming better recognised across the industry and the demand for type-specific ECDIS training is still increasing. With recent approval by the Swedish Transport Agency of the Transas offices in Sweden and France to conduct STCW conform generic ECDIS training, Transas now offers even more training options to ECDIS users to fulfil training requirements.


Along with this, Transas has showcased its Navigational Simulator NTPRO 5000. With 40% of the world's market share in navigational simulators, Transas Navi-Trainer Professional 5000 boasts the highest level of realism for advanced simulator training operations and research capabilities.
Panayiotis Giannoulis, Managing Director of the Transas Hellas office comments: "One-quarter of the total newbuilding orderbook last year was placed by Greek owners which makes this market one of the most important for Transas. We witness many Greek shipping companies invest in technology which will contribure to safety and efficiency of their fleet. And Transas will continue offering its excellent product portfolio and support to achieve that".

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