Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems (KMSS) has been awarded the contract to upgrade and relocate simulator facilities for the Kalmar Maritime Academy in Sweden
. The academy, the largest of its kind in Sweden will
relocate to a coastal location at the end of 2002, when KMSS will deliver the order.
KMSS has already delivered and installed 5 Databridge 10 and 5 SeaMap 10 units in the training vessel ‘MS Calmare Nyckel’, owned by the Kalmar Maritime Academy. The latest order is for a Navigation Simulator Upgrade, Cargo handling simulator and a GMDSS training unit.
The extensive simulator upgrade package consists of the latest navigation equipment from KMSS including the Databridge 10 radar/ARPA and the Seamap 10 ECDIS. KMSS will also supply the latest state of the art visual system with 10 channel Sea View I, which provides a 270 degree field of view. The cargo handling simulator comes with 16 dual LCD monitor workstations and offers high-fidelity models of VLCC, a Chemical Carrier and a Product Carrier. The GMDSS trainer consists of 8 workstations and will incorporate communication equipment that is applicable to all four sea-areas according to IMO/SOLAS regulations.