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.
The Maritieme Academie Holland is to install VSTEP simulators at its new Inland Navigation Center in Harlingen.
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to upgrade the simulation facilities at the Norwegian Training Center – Manila (NTC-M), in a deal signed at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Norway.
Kongsberg Maritime is supplying the National Defence University of Malaysia with its K-Sim Engine simulation platform, designed for training personnel in a range of engine room operations.
Transas has signed a multi-million euro deal with Carnival Corporation to provide simulators for the cruise operator’s new Centre for Simulator and Maritime Training (CSMART) facility in the Netherlands.
Kongsberg Maritime has been selected by Fideicomiso de Formación y Capacitación para el Personal de la Marina Mercante Nacional (FIDENA) in Mexico to provide a number of offshore and dynamic positioning (DP) simulators.
A consortium including the Marine Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) and the Dutch Ministry of Defence is developing a new Fast Small Ship Simulator (FSSS) for the training of crews working on high-speed boats.
ECDIS Ltd has announced the introduction of a new simulation training technology for COLREGs that it says will allow instructors to create fresh training-aid scenarios in minutes.
VSTEP reports that it will deliver and install a NAUTIS DNV Class A Full Mission Bridge Simulator at the Maritime Academy of Cirebon in Indonesia.
BMT has announced the launch of REMBRANDT-INLAND, a version of its maritime simulator tool developed specifically for training and collision reconstruction on inland waterways.
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