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.
Preliminary results from the 2015 BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report indicate that internet access at sea is improving, contributing to improved overall welfare for the commercial maritime workforce.
Videotel has launched a new training programme to guide seafarers on fuel changeover processes in light of recently introduced regulations governing Emission Control Areas (ECAs).
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.
Seagull Maritime has announced the launch of two new computer-based training (CBT) modules, focusing on deck safety for specific types of offshore vessels.
Videotel has launched a new training programme that focuses on the loading and discharge of project cargoes and heavy lifts.
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