The Australian Maritime College has completed a AUS$1.4 million upgrade of its simulation training technology, including the world’s first installation of Panasonic’s ultra-high resolution 4K Full Mission Bridge Simulation Projection System.
Kongsberg Maritime has sold off its Kongsberg GlobalSim land-segment crane simulation subsidiary, to narrow its focus towards maritime and offshore simulation only.
Independence Seaport Museum in the United States has acquired two NAUTIS Museum Simulators, offering their visitors the chance to experience historical events on the Delaware river and see how the waterway developed into a highway for trade and commerce.
HELMEPA, the non-profit marine environment protection association situated in Athens, Greece, has installed a simulator and instructor station at its premises for training of its fleet members.
Kongsberg Maritime reports that it has completed the delivery and installation of a set of new bridge simulators for Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation.
Transas has announced a new strategic cooperation with Dutch company XVR Simulation, to leverage XVR’s technology to expand Transas’ maritime training capabilities and to deploy common projects in the safety and security simulation market.
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.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released its PCS-300 Radar Simulator, featuring upgraded hardware and software compared with the previous PCS-200 version.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract to buy the Trondheim-based ship simulation and consultancy company, Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC), with the acquisition expected to be completed by the end of January 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.
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