Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has opened a new installation of its W-Xpert Full Mission Simulator (FMS) for virtual reality training of engine room crews at the Marine Power Academy Training Centre of Hudong Heavy Machinery Co. (HHM), in Shanghai, China.
ECDIS Ltd has expanded its training portfolio with two new courses on Cyber Security Awareness (CSA), one for operators and one for management.
Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China has partnered with Navis to implement the MACS3 ship loading computer and the Navis StowMan stowage planning program at its training facilities to be used in the education of prospective nautical officers.
Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Maritime Centre in the UK has launched a new range of STCW (Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) simulator training courses, part of the Centre’s expanded professional training programme delivered through the Maritime Knowledge Hub, operated in partnership with Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North West of England.
Kongsberg Digital and Simwave have agreed a contract for what Kongsberg says is one of its most extensive maritime simulator deliveries to date, to take place at Simwave’s facilities in the Netherlands.
The eMaritime Group has developed a beta version of its new Live Constructive Simulation (LCS) maritime simulators, which channel live data from the shipping sector directly into the simulator to create the training environment.
MISC Berhad (MISC) has agreed a deal with ECDIS Ltd, part of the eMaritime Group, to make online ECDIS training courses available to seafarers across its whole fleet.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy including a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom for simulation training.
The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) has agreed a contract with Kongsberg Digital for a major upgrade of its maritime simulator park.
Videotel has released its latest computer based training course dealing with safety of hazardous materials, designed to enable crew and shipping office staff to become familiar with the rules governing the carriage of hazardous materials.
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