Transas reports that it has installed a fifth simulator for training pilots who operate in the port of Dunkirk in France, with the addition of a Navi-Trainer Professional 5000 navigational simulator.
GE Marine reports that it has upgraded the DP training facility at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in northern Egypt with its latest Class A training simulator.
Kongsberg Maritime has released its latest K-Sim Cargo simulator model, SCC-II, based on a Suezmax crude oil carrier with 12 cargo tanks and two slop tanks.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released a new Fleet77 satellite phone and e-mail application for use in maritime simulations.
The Maritime Training School ROC Kop van Noord-Holland is set to install a simulator centre from VSTEP at its Nautical College in Den Helder in the Netherlands.
Kongsberg Maritime and Algoryx Simulation have entered a five year agreement supporting the continued development of Kongsberg’s K-Sim range of maritime simulator systems.
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.
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