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.
Thales Canada reports that it is investing more than $315,000 in a new research project with Virtual Marine of Newfoundland, to improve Virtual Marine’s embedded ship simulation systems.
GasLog has agreed a contract with Kongsberg Digital (KDI) for the delivery of a new LNG simulator package for training of GasLog’s LNG carrier crews.
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see Shell purchase its own in-house licence to use BMT’s navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Australia’s national transport safety investigator, has agreed a deal with BMT to license the UK-based company’s REMBRANDT navigation and manoeuvring simulator technology for use in its investigative process.
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