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.
Wärtsilä’s simulator software has been selected by the Rotterdam based STC Group for installation to three maritime training centres to provide teaching in safe and efficient navigation.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has successfully completed the delivery, installation, Site Acceptance Test and handover of a K-Sim Full Mission Engine Simulator to The Institute of Marine Engineers (IMEI) in India.
Instructors and students from the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU) and Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) are set to use Kongsberg Digital simulator systems to train in different situations they may face onboard.
Kongsberg Digital has signed a contract with the Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training (VDAB) in Belgium for the delivery of a K-Sim Full Mission Fishery Simulator for beam trawling.
Kongsberg Digital has announced its new simulator system, designed to train officers and crew in advanced firefighting for preparedness in accordance with STCW Code requirements.
Kongsberg Digital reports that it has been selected to deliver and support a package of ship’s bridge simulators for the Royal Australian Navy, to be used to reduce the costs associated with qualifying bridge watch keepers and other staff before going to sea.
Kongsberg has landed what it says is its largest ever simulator contract, following the agreement of a SGD$21.2 million (US$15.5m) deal with the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs for the delivery of four K-Sim Tactical Boat Handling and Firing Simulators to the Singapore Police Coast Guard, alongside a 10-year maintenance agreement.
Wärtsilä reports that it has agreed a deal to provide a package of marine simulators for a new training facility at Solent University’s Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, located in Southampton, UK.
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