A new generation of maritime simulators for the civilian and military marine industry. VSTEP’s NAUTIS maritime simulators fulfil training requirements in full compliance with the latest international maritime standards and regulations and include a full range of simulators, from desktop trainer to full mission bridge.

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NAUTIS Maritime Simulators comply to the following international standards and regulations:

  • The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (or STCW)
  • IMO Model Courses
  • IMCA Guidance on the use of simulators (IMCA C 014 Rev. 4 – March 2015)
  • Approved and Certified by DNV – with class notation for Integrated Simulator System, Tug, HSC – to be compliant with the Class A standard for certification of Maritime Simulators No.2.14 January 2011 and compliant with the requirements of the STCW Convention, Regulation I/12.
  • Nautical Institute Accreditation for DP Training Centres running VSTEP NAUTIS Dynamic Positioning Simulators
  • DNV-GL Class A Certification for Dynamic Positioning Simulators

Maritime Simulator Categories

  • Desktop Trainers – Portable simulators for navigation, ECDIS/Radar and radio communications training.
  • Full Mission Bridge Simulators – A DNV Class A or Class B certified simulator, based on the latest IMO STCW requirements using either projection or high-end flat screen visualisation technology for a full 240° or 360° simulator experience.
  • Desktop & Full Mission OSV and Dynamic Positioning Simulators – Train Dynamic Positioning and handling of OSVs with different types of propulsion systems during offshore operations.
  • Desktop & Full Mission Tug Simulators – Train the handling of tugs with different propulsion systems during tug operations.
  • Engine Room Simulators – Train ship engine room operations, from single to sub- and auxiliary systems.