Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has opened a new installation of its W-Xpert Full Mission Simulator (FMS) for virtual reality training of engine room crews at the Marine Power Academy Training Centre of Hudong Heavy Machinery Co. (HHM), in Shanghai, China.
Kongsberg Digital and Simwave have agreed a contract for what Kongsberg says is one of its most extensive maritime simulator deliveries to date, to take place at Simwave’s facilities in the Netherlands.
BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has announced a new contract with the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), which has seen BMT install its REMBRANDT marine navigation and manoeuvring simulator to use in accident reconstructions and provide training to MAIB personnel.
The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) has agreed a contract with Kongsberg Digital for a major upgrade of its maritime simulator park.
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has agreed a deal with Kongsberg Digital for the supply of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand.
ROC Friese Poort has opened an Inland Simulator Centre in Urk, the Netherlands, for inland navigation training in the region.
Consolidated Marine Management based in Greece has signed up all crew on its 23 vessels for type specific ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training (ACAT) on both Furuno and JRC equipment, to be carried out by ECDIS Ltd.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is expanding its maritime simulator facility at HMAS Watson, Sydney, with the addition of new Kongsberg ship-handling and navigation simulators and the integration of a new visual display system for its existing bridge simulator.
A new partnership has been agreed between Nord University, Bodin and Lofoten Maritime Vocational Schools and the Nordland county administration in Norway, forming the new ‘Maritime Campus North’ with the aim of strengthening education, training and research in Arctic maritime safety and security.
Kongsberg Digital, the new Kongsberg software and maritime simulation technology division, has signed contracts with Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology, Kalmar Maritime Academy and Linnaeus University that include the development of a new LNG (Dual Fuel) Cruise Ferry simulator model for the K-Sim Engine simulator platform.
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