Raytheon Anschütz Synapsis ECDIS NX


The Raytheon Anschütz Synapsis ECDIS NX type-specific training course provides officers with the system knowledge required to use this ECDIS for watchkeeping in accordance with the regulations of STCW and the ISM Code. Raytheon Anschütz has an excellent reputation as a reliable provider of Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems and nautical equipment for the shipping and shipbuilding market.


The guided tutorial, with a duration of approx. 16 hours, covers the equipment familiarization requirements of IMO Model Course 1.27 and MCA MIN-503(M) for the functions and controls of the Synapsis ECDIS NX.


A course booking provides you with a three-week time frame to complete the course, repeating Modules where necessary, and to use the “FreePlay” Mode, which allows you to practice freely on the manufacturer’s original, type-approved, software. The courseware includes a final test of no more than 1-hour duration, which can also be repeated, leading to an individual certificate.


Course Structure:

Module 1: User Interface

Module 2: ECDIS Basic Features

Module 3: Sensor Management and Monitoring

Module 4: Alert Management

Module 5: Chart Management

Module 6: Chart Work

Module 7: Voyage Planning

Module 8: Voyage Monitoring

Module 9: Backup Arrangements, Logs and Data

Module 10: Navigational Tools and Functions


Equipment Covered:

  • SYNAPSIS ECDIS NX – Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • Raytheon SYNAPSIS CONNING NX – Electronic Chart Display and Information System


Technical Requirements:

We recommend the usage of wired internet connection. Please note that connection via mobile internet is also possible, however, it is considered highly unstable and might cause failure of your exam.

Supported Internet Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 8 or higher with latest updates installed
  • MacOS 10.12 Siera or higher with latest updates installed
  • Apple iOS 11 or higher with latest updates installed