New Ship Simulator Training Modules by Transas

Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Simulator Training Models: Image credit Transas

Transas reflects upon 2012 as being a successful year of high-fidelity cruise ship modelling for various clients.

The year began with the development of several in-service vessels for the Resolve Maritime Academy, in support of their training programs for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL).  This included the Celebrity Solstice, Freedom of the Seas, Vision of the Seas and TUI Mein Schiff 1. Each was painstakingly developed and validated to ensure the highest level of realism when compared against the equivalent operational vessel. 

Two further RCCL vessels, still in the process of construction at the builders yard, were also modeled for Resolve; Quantum of the Seas and the TUI Mein Schiff 3, both due for maiden voyages in 2014.  Neil Bennett, Vice President at Transas USA commented, “Modeling vessels that are yet to leave the yard presents real challenges for development, predominantly because there is only limited data available to work with.  However, the value of being able to train officers who will one day sail aboard that vessel, and to have the opportunity to run simulated trials of that vessel entering some of the ports to which she will eventually sail, even before she is floated out, is immense.”

George Toma, President at Transas USA added, “The site of one of these vessels approaching port is often breathtaking, and we at Transas strive to ensure that the experience of using the simulated version of such vessels is no less awe-inspiring.”

In parallel, Transas developed the Emerald Princess and the future Royal Princess, due in service in the spring of 2013, for CSMART, the Center for Simulator Maritime Training, located in Almere, The Netherlands. 

Most recently, another Cruise vessel, the Le Boréal, was developed for the French cruise line Compagnie du Ponant. She won the award for "Best Newcomer of the Year – Gold" from the European Cruiser Association (EUCRAS). 


 

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Bangladesh Aims to be World's 'First Solar Nation

Residents of Islampur, a remote village in the northern Bangladeshi district of Naogaon, were stunned one night last summer when the darkness was suddenly illuminated

Hofste, Montijn Nominated to Supervisory Board Fugro

Fugro N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board of Fugro nominates Mrs. P.H.M. Hofsté and Mrs. A.H. Montijn for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board

Petrobras Develops Technology to Cut GHG

Petrobras develops a new technology that reduces the emission of gases that cause greenhouse A new technology to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG)

Cruise Ship Trends

Danish Pleasure Craft Safety Board Gets A New Head

From 1 February 2015 a new chairman will head the Danish Pleasure Craft Safety Board. The new incumbent is Jan Thorn, who is in his everyday work Director

MSC Sinfonia Upgradation at Fincantieri Shipyard

Extension operations on MSC Sinfonia, the second out of four MSC cruise ships to undergo the Renaissance Programme of enhancements, have begunin the past days at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo.

Carnival Cruise Line Returns to Europe

Carnival Cruise Lines is to return to Europe next year with its biggest ship ever, the 3,936-passenger Carnival Vista.  The Doral-based cruise line revealed details about the new 133,500-ton vessel.

Education/Training

Inmarsat's Launch Date for Xpress Satellite

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, will complete another significant milestone in the delivery of its transformational

New Simulator Improves Inland Waterway Training

Simulation Tool for Brown Water Training and Collision Reconstruction   BMT ARGOSS a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., has developed a specialized version of its

RASI Endurance Challenge 2015

A group of 40 enthusiasts from the maritime and insurance community in Singapore have come together, to undertake a 24 hour endurance sea challenge, all in aid

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
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: 0.1421 sec (7 req/sec)