ABB has expanded its research and development capabilities with the opening of a new laboratory in Helsinki, the first lab integrating all of ABB’s shipping industry systems in one place.
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.
Tsakos Group is to add new ship-handling and Dynamic Positioning simulators from Kongsberg Maritime at its training centre, the Maria Tsakos TCM Academy in Athens, Greece.
The New Alliance Marine Training Centre (NAMTC) has joined the Transas Global ECDIS Training Network (GET-Net), to become the first GET-Net partner in China.
Kongsberg Maritime, Norwegian shipping company Østensjo and the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (Marintek) are working on a new joint R&D project for operations using motion compensated and telescopic gangways, typically found on accommodation vessels in the offshore sector.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released a new desktop ship simulator, adding a visual component to its existing line of radar and communication simulation products.
The Center for Marine Engineer Officers and Chief Engineers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has taken delivery of a new ERS 5000 TechSim engine room simulator, supplied by Transas.
A new simulation complex for tanker personnel training built by Transas has been opened by IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu at the Makarov Training Centre, part of the Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping.
The shareholders of the Transas Group have decided to focus brand activities exclusively on the maritime IT market, with other business segments to be rebranded in accordance with the new strategy.
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