The UK’s largest and most sophisticated maritime simulation centre, situated at Solent University’s main campus in Southampton, was officially opened by Sir Michael Bibby Bt., DL, president of the UK Chamber of Shipping, on Tuesday 21 May 2019.
Wärtsilä’s simulator software has been selected by the Rotterdam based STC Group for installation to three maritime training centres to provide teaching in safe and efficient navigation.
KVH Industries has announced the sale of its Videotel group of companies to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for a base purchase price of $90 million.
The Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training (VDAB) has chosen a dredging simulator developed by KONGSBERG for its state-of-the-art K-Sim Navigation technology platform.
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats.
Columbia Shipmanagement has launched its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems.
Kongsberg Digital has announced its new simulator system, designed to train officers and crew in advanced firefighting for preparedness in accordance with STCW Code requirements.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new partnership with AXELOS, which will see LR expand its cyber awareness training options with the addition of the AXELOS RESILIA Frontline training package.
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) has announced a new partnership with Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, which will see the companies jointly run a new Center of Excellence (CoE) to support implementation projects of Navis systems across CSP’s portfolio of assets, as well as ongoing optimisation of CSP’s infrastructure.
Alfa Laval is introducing a Computer-Based Training (CBT) system to boost crew knowledge of its ballast water management technology and help companies to ensure compliance with IMO and US Coast Guard (USCG) requirements.
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