Transas has been awarded a contract for the design, supply, commissioning and training of a full Mission Ship Handling Simulator from Precious Shipping Public Company Limited ( PSL ), .
PSL is a pure dry cargo ship-owner operating in the small handy size sector of the Tramp freight market. It is one of the largest companies in the world operating in this segment.
Transas Marine Pacific (the sales and service arm of Transas in the Asia Pacific Region) completed the commissioning, operator and instructor training on Feb 29th 2008. The Simulator is a 270 degree Full Mission Ship Handling Simulator housed in Transas Consoles and is integrated with a GMDSS simulator. The system makes use of Transas Evaluation & Assessment Systems coupled with Transas audio and video loggers to successfully refer to removing the possibility of human operational error.
PSL commented that the company rules and regulations follow the highest safety standards in operating ships, with a view to eliminating or at least minimising human injury, loss of life and environmental damage. PSL has procured the simulator to train seafaring personnel at Management, Operational and Support levels through in-house courses conducted by the PSL Training Centre. In doing so, the company will continue to provide a stimulating and rewarding working environment with opportunities for self-development and growth for all its employees.