Modal Training, a UK provider of integrated multimodal logistics training, has invested in a package of ship, offshore vessel, engine room and radar simulators from Kongsberg Maritime for its new £7 million centre of excellence in Immingham, set to open in September 2016.
The Republic of Paraguay has had its first simulation complex for inland navigation installed, with Transas deploying its Navi-Trainer Professional 5000 system at the Centre for Maritime and River Shipowners (CAFyM) in Asuncion.
BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal using its simulator systems.
A new simulator centre for maritime training at the port of Burgas in Bulgaria has been opened, by the City of Burgas and its association of environmental organisations.
A new maritime simulator facility has been opened in Le Havre, France, with French President François Hollande attending the inauguration of the facility at École Nationale Supérieure Maritime (ENSM).
Transas reports that it has installed a fifth simulator for training pilots who operate in the port of Dunkirk in France, with the addition of a Navi-Trainer Professional 5000 navigational simulator.
GE Marine reports that it has upgraded the DP training facility at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in northern Egypt with its latest Class A training simulator.
The Maritime Training School ROC Kop van Noord-Holland is set to install a simulator centre from VSTEP at its Nautical College in Den Helder in the Netherlands.
Transas has partnered with Philippine Lifesaving Equipment Inc to provide training solutions for the maritime market in the Philippines.
Kongsberg Maritime has completed delivery and installation of a new K-Sim Polaris ship-handling simulator for the Cebu Reliable and Excellent Seafarers Training Center (CREST) in the Philippines.
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