MARIS ECDIS900 familiarisation course

MARIS ECDIS900 familiarisation course

Together with MARIS we have entered an agreement regarding familiarisation training in MARIS ECDIS900. MARIS is a major international supplier of ECDIS systems and there is a great need for familiarisation training. The aim of the course is to provide a thorough introduction to MARIS ECDIS900 and possibly MDS (depending on the customer).

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Target group

All those who need training in MARIS ECDIS and MDS, i.e. navigators, VTS operators, pilots and employees at shipping offices with responsibility for operating vessels.

MARIS ECDIS900 familiarisation course including MDS (Maritime Digital Services)

Regulation I/14, paragraph 1.5 of the STCW Convention, as well as sections 6.3 and 6.5 of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code, requires companies to ensure seafarers are provided with familiarization training. A ship safety management system should include familiarization with the ECDIS equipment fitted, including its backup arrangements, sensors and related peripherals. To assist Member Governments, Parties to the STCW Convention, companies and seafarers, a record of such familiarization should be provided. This course covers the familiarisation training for MARIS ECDIS900 including MDS (Maritime Digital Services).


  • ECDIS theory
  • Familiarisation with functions and menus
  • Recognition of Alarms and malfunctions indicators and the actions to be taken
  • Safety settings
  • Chart setup
  • Route planning and monitoring
  • Sensors
  • Logbook
  • Backup
  • LOP
  • Chart corrections and licenses
  • Udating of software
  • MDS (depending on the customer)

Teaching methods

The course is practically based, with some theory.All our instructors have experience of practical use of a number of relevant ECDIS systems.


The course is carried out at 12 workstations set up with MARIS 9000 ECDIS incl. desktop simulator, radar, MDS and control of a ship.Relevant ship models and sailing areas can be adapted to the course participants.


Contact us directly for booking and course dates.

We hold new courses for a minimum of 3 participants.


Some knowledge and experience of charts and chart work is beneficial, but not necessary.Preferably also experience of using a PC.


One day course from 08:30 - 15:30.


Certification is awarded to the student on the last day of the course, provided the course has been successfully completed.


The price per participant is NOK 6.900.-.This includes course material, lunch, coffee and mineral water during the course.

The course will be held with a minimum of 3 participants.


Some knowledge and experience of charts and chart work is beneficial, but not necessary. Preferably also experience of using a computer.


Samlingsbasert – Vestfold

  • Undervisningsspråk: English
  • Antall semester: 0
  • Kostnader The price per participant is NOK 6.900.-. This includes course material, lunch, coffee and mineral water during the course.
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