Wärtsilä has delivered a navigation simulator and specific mathematical models to the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the city of Rauma, Finland.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has installed new VSTEP simulators at its training facility in Rotterdam and re-introduced ECDIS Type Specific Training and Marcom-A training.
The ECDIS Type Specific Training for both JRC and Wärtsilä (Transas) ECDIS is offered for an international audience in English and provides the required knowledge for the general use of the ECDIS as well as a detailed introduction to the system’s features.
For ECDIS training, JRC/Alphatron Marine requires that the trainee has adequate experience on ECDIS and has accomplished the IMO Model Course 1.27
The Marcom-A training represents the General Operating Certificate which allows users to operate maritime radio transmission equipment. Other facets of this study include the international GMDSS regulations, compulsory books, emergency procedures and daily use of the onboard equipment. Marcom-A training will be given only in Dutch and is certified by Dutch authority ILenT.
NAPA has joined forces with more than twenty industry leaders and academic bodies, as part of the European Commission funded FLARE project to develop a risk-based methodology that will enable “live” flooding risk assessment and control for the passenger sector.
Wärtsilä has delivered advanced technology simulators to a new training facility in Portugal that has been developed and is run by the Port Authority for the ports of Douro, Leixōes and Vano do Castelo (APDL).
Management consultancy BMT has signed multiple contracts with cruise lines including Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn in North America and P&O Cruises Australia for office and ship-based licences of BMT’s REMBRANDT maritime simulator.
The Jiangsu Maritime Institute (JMI) in China has chosen KONGSBERG’s most advanced K-Sim simulator technology as part of its major facilities expansion.
Kongsberg Digital and Australian Maritime College (AMC) have signed an agreement on further commitment of simulation support through a new Long-Term System Support Program (LTSSP).
UIPA, the South Korean Information and Communication Technology Promotion Agency has awarded Kongsberg Digital the contract to supply a fully-featured bridge simulator for a new, state-of-the-art autonomous ship research facility in Ulsan, South Korea.
ABS is teaming up with Akselos, a specialist in digital twin technology, to explore how modelling and simulation can enhance the application of digital technologies to maritime assets.
The UK’s largest and most sophisticated maritime simulation centre, situated at Solent University’s main campus in Southampton, was officially opened by Sir Michael Bibby Bt., DL, president of the UK Chamber of Shipping, on Tuesday 21 May 2019.
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