Kongsberg Maritime will supply a large suite of Maritime Simulators to Barombong Merchant Marine College (BP2IP) in Indonesia. As part of the contract, Kongsberg Maritime will provide its world-class Polaris and Neptune Simulators for navigation and engine room training to the school’s new facility. Following an open tender that saw Kongsberg Maritime’s proven products and comprehensive proposal secure the contract, the simulation developer will install an extensive range of equipment and software at BP2IP’s new ship-shaped training facility to help meet the increasing need for expert maritime training in the region. The scope of supply includes a ship’s bridge simulator, engine room simulator, Polaris Crisis Management/Oil Spill simulator, GMDSS trainers, instructor stations, Exercise Area Database Creator, full mission ERS and target ship, and own ship hydrodynamic models.
The Kongsberg Maritime Polaris and Neptune simulators meet the requirements of IMO, SOLAS, the latest STCW Convention and are certified by the world’s leading maritime classification societies. Together, they will provide a broad mix of training scenarios across numerous disciplines, including bridge team management, ship-handling and manoeuvring, radar observation and plotting, automatic radar plotting aids and engine resource and team management.