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.
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.
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