Videotel’s Training Covers 10 Million Training Events


Videotel’s Training Covers 10 Million Training Events in 12,000 Vessels Worldwide

Videotel’s Training

Videotel, a company of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), is the leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training and software solutions.  It is  in use on more than 12,000 vessels worldwide, with more than 300 new vessels having joined in the 3Q of 2015 alone.  Another milestone is that Videotel has recorded more than 10 million training events in recent years. Videotel received the highly acclaimed Golden Reel Award from the Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) for a training video created for ExxonMobil Marine. Videotel has received nearly 100 awards for its training programs and software in recent years.

It had recently secured the business of a fleet of 24 vessels from a new offshore vessel client based in the Far East.  “We are truly pleased that our company is continuing to grow despite very tough market conditions out there today,” said Nigel Cleave, CEO of Videotel. Producing quality products induce responsible shipowners and ship management companies to invest in their staff training  to carry out their duties safely.

Videotel’s success over the years is due to its efforts to expand its delivery platforms. F or example, Videotel’s Basic Training Package of 20 essential maritime training programs is now available with the IP-MobileCast content delivery service and through an agreement with Inmarsat.  Videotel is showcasing its comprehensive range of training solutions for the maritime industry at the CrewConnect Global Manning & Training Conference, at the Hotel Sofitel in Manila, through November 13.

Videotel has also launched the new print edition of its training catalogue, STCW Maritime Training Catalogue 2015-2017, detailing the complete Videotel selection of 950 titles available in a range of formats. Videotel’s CBT programmes include an impressive 500+ e-Learning courses, more than twice the number offered by competitors.  It launched the latest Videotel on Demand (VOD) release, a total of 59 e-Learning courses – 37 new, 22 updated – to meet current seafarer training needs.

Source: KVH Industries