Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator Expands Training

Press Release
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator at Lerus Training Center.

Integrated vessel training to secure supply of highly skilled offshore crew.

 

A state-of-the-art new training center outfitted with the latest Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator was opened by Ukrainian crewing company Lerus Ltd in Odessa on 3rd December 2012. Established to meet growing training demand in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania and other European countries, the new Lerus Training Center is the first in the Ukraine to offer fully integrated offshore vessel operations training.


Lerus Ltd’s new Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator, features a 240 degree field of view, offering life-like visuals to enhance realism during the varied training scenarios available, which are based on courses for: Ship Handling (AHTS, OSV, ROV, DSV, VLCC, MPSV), Dynamic Positioning, Crane Operations (Stage 1,2,3), Anchor handling and Towing/Rig Move.


The new simulator, which was installed this Autumn, offers complete vessel training where different teams may interact within the same exercise. To enable full vessel operation training, the market-leading Kongsberg  K-Pos, Dynamic Positioning Simulator is integrated alongside a Kongsberg offshore crane simulator, which provides team training by realistically simulating a deck-mounted knuckle-boom crane or a wire-luffing lattice pedestal crane for platform lifting operations. The Kongsberg delivery also includes a standalone crane simulator for training on harbour operations.


"Kongsberg  is a clear leader in simulation for the offshore industry and since our crews mostly work on vessels with Kongsberg systems, it’s also beneficial that we use Kongsbergequipment for training," comments Ruslan Gromovenko, Managing Director, Lerus Training Center. "Investment in the new training facility and inclusion of the most sophisticated offshore vessel simulator available today will help us to maintain a strong position in the market, by supplying crew with high levels of training and competence for the oil and gas industry worldwide."


Courses on the Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator at the Lerus Training Center will be conducted by eight instructors, all of whom work as Dynamic Positioning Operators offshore. They will form a working rotation to ensure the availability of courses conducted by serving offshore professionals for students at Lerus Training Center at all times.


Kongsberg Maritime Simulation Area Sales Manager, Terje Spetaas adds: "We are pleased to have been selected to equip the Lerus Training Center with our multi purpose Offshore Vessel Simulator. The use of our simulators by a crewing company is an innovative step as it shows how serious Lerus is when it comes to providing highly skilled and competent crew to the market.”

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Wärtsilä, Diesel United Renew Pact

Wärtsilä and Diesel United Ltd in Japan have signed a ten-year renewal of their co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä low-speed marine engines.

MARAD Tests Alternative Power for Ships

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy.   The National Defense

Ship Emissions: Chevron Lube Gains Key Approval

A new Chevron Marine Lubricants 100 BN cylinder oil, which is designed to offer ship owners the ability to achieve the latest emissions legislation, has received full sign off from a key engine maker.

Navigation

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

St. Lawrence Seaway Receives Strike Notice

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) was served a 72-hour notice to strike by UNIFOR, a group representing the Seaway’s 460 unionized employees.

L-3 MSI Supplies Navigation for the Oasis Class

L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) has been awarded a contract to provide its NACOS Platinum navigation system, including an integrated dynamic positioning system,

Education/Training

MARAD Tests Alternative Power for Ships

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy.   The National Defense

Schottel Optimizes Training With Simulator

Since autumn 2014 customers can exercise their handling and knowledge of SCHOTTEL propulsion systems in the SCHOTTEL Academy by using a training simulator.   Academy

Class NK Eyes Singapore Renewable Energy Facility

ClassNK has launched a feasibility study for a new marine renewable energy testing facility to be built in Singapore.   The announcement was made at the 2014

Maritime Safety

Italy Ending Med Sea Rescues

Rights groups warn of risk of more deaths; EU mission Triton will have more limited scope. Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Extend Strike Deadline

The union that represents workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, has extended a strike deadline to Monday at 5 p.

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

Software Solutions

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

AVEVA E3D Takes Center Stage

Customer case studies combine with advances in asset visualization and cloud technologies to showcase a new era in the creation and management of complex Digital Assets.

Marlink, Palantir Enter IT Services Partnership

Marlink and Palantir AS have signed a strategic partnership agreement that aims to improve access to IT services in the maritime industry. Palantir’s IT products

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2474 sec (4 req/sec)