Simulation Software

NAUTIS simulation software marks a new milestone for flexible, affordable maritime training, allowing complete training of a wide range of maritime skill areas.

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VSTEP offers DNV certified simulators combining NAUTIS simulation software with different hardware configurations, to suit your budget and training requirements.
Simulation Software


NAUTIS is a new generation of advanced DNV certified maritime training solutions for the military & civilian maritime industry, developed by VSTEP. The NAUTIS range of maritime training simulators offers an affordable alternative for training maritime officers and crews. With a full range of simulators, from desktop trainer to full mission bridge simulator, VSTEP delivers high quality cost-effective simulator solutions fulfilling the training requirements of nautical colleges, naval academies, maritime training centres and individual ship owners in compliance to the latest STCW requirements.

NAUTIS simulators have been designed to be:

  • Efficient        - Train large numbers of trainees simultaneously
  • Affordable    - Accessible for every budget
  • Flexible         - Easily adaptable to specific training needs
  • High Quality - Highest level of graphical detail and realism
  • Compatible  - Standard interface to connect to external equipment
  • Easy to use  - User-friendly set of instructor tools

All NAUTIS simulators include a wide range of exercise areas and vessels, each with a superior level of detail. A suite of flexible editor tools allow instructors to quickly and easily prepare training scenarios and manage exercises in real-time.

Take a look at the NAUTIS Maritime Simulation Introduction video.


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VSTEP and Praxis invite you to take the helm at ITS 2014

Are you visiting ITS 2014 in Hamburg from 16-20 June 2014? Then be sure to drop by at the VSTEP/Praxis stand (n° 76) for a firsthand experience of the NAUTIS Tug & OSV Simulators.


Amsterdam Tug & OSV Training Centre powered by VSTEP simulators opens its doors

During a festive ceremony on June 3rd, the new 360-Control Tug & OSV Training Centre was officially opened for the general public and customers. The simulators for the training centre are delivered and installed by VSTEP.


Berechja College opens new simulator facility

The Berechja Maritime College in Urk opened its new simulator facility, which includes a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and a NAUTIS Desktop Trainer. TV Station Omroep Flevoland created a news report about the event.