The Delgado Fire and Industrial School in New Orleans in the US has integrated a range of simulation technology from XVR with its Transas simulators, for use in courses at its new 19,000 square foot Maritime and Industrial Training Center.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has newly added a Full Mission Bridge and an Engine Room simulator at its training centre in Limassol, Cyprus, the only centre with the technology on the island, the company says.
Transas reports that it has completed the installation of an integrated ship simulator package at the City of Glasgow College in Scotland, the country's largest college.
Transas has built a simulator model of a proposed new cruise terminal currently under discussion in the Cayman Islands, to be used to inform Cayman authorities on the logistical and environmental implications of constructing the new facility by running simulations of ship traffic to and from Grand Cayman.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released new control software for its line of radar simulation products, with the Maritime Simulation Tool (MaST) replacing the company’s Enhanced Graphical User Interface (GUI2).
Kongsberg Maritime has entered into a partnership with class society DNV GL to issue product certificates for maritime simulator systems, required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements under STCW regulation I/12.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) reports that it has delivered a series of simulation upgrades to Quality Maritime Training’s (QMT) facilities in both Jacksonville and Saint Petersburg, in the US state of Florida.
Unitra Maritime Manila Inc. (UMMI) in the Philippines is to install a VSTEP simulator classroom, to be delivered by local VSTEP partner Poseidon Asia.
The Australian Maritime College has completed a AUS$1.4 million upgrade of its simulation training technology, including the world’s first installation of Panasonic’s ultra-high resolution 4K Full Mission Bridge Simulation Projection System.
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