Kongsberg ERS and CHS Receive Approvals
A total of 26 Kongsberg Maritime Neptune Engine Room Simulators (ERS) and
Cargo Handling Simulators (CHS) have received new Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
Statement of Compliance in January 2008, according to new standards laid
out in DNV Class A - Standard for Certification of Maritime Simulators No.
2.14 October 2007, which is based on the requirements of STCW Convention,
The purpose of the approval is to ensure that the simulations provided by
the simulators include an appropriate level of physical and behavioural
realism in accordance with recognised training and assessment objectives.
Kongsberg Maritime is the first maritime simulation supplier to be
certified to this level. The new Approvals, which are valid
through 21/01/2013, were awarded to Kongsberg Maritime's
Simulators, with 18 ERS and 8 CHS achieving the stringent new Performance
standards that were introduced in October 2007.