March 4th, 2013

New Training Center Opens in Manila

A global maritime safety company has set up a new training facility in Manila.

Furuno, a Japanese training company, has teamed up with Competent Maritime Professional and Sea Staff (COMPASS) for a training center that offers specific ECDIS training courses.

“It is a good step forward in providing type specific ECDIS training locally in Asia, and by adding these two major hubs to our training network we are able to service our good customers even better,” said Yutaka Wada, Managing Director of Furuno’s training organization.

The new center boasts of instructors trained in Denmark. Trainers will use a training syllabus provided by Furuno INS training center also from Denmark.

The COMPASS training center, located in Manila, has been providing high quality training to the maritime industry for two years and was selected by Furuno for its experience as a training provider.