Wärtsilä Enables Innovative Simulation Hub
The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply and configure the software solutions for a new, state-of-the-art, purpose built simulation center being constructed near Portsmouth, England. The center is an expansion of the Maritime Skills Academy’s (MSA) training portfolio serving the Solent region, and is designed to meet the specific simulation training requirements of cruise, ferry and superyacht clients. MSA Solent is part of the Viking Maritime Group, headquartered in Dover, England.
Human Failure Affecting Shipping Safety Performance
Data from maritime safety specialist Propel shows huge potential to reduce risk of serious accidents. “Human failure tops the agenda of many companies though few know how to address it in a proper way. Collaboration, trust and engagement of all personnel -ship and shore- are vital to reduce major accidents. The whole industry needs to change its focus when it comes to improving maritime safety,” said Benedikte Wentworth, CEO of Propel. According to Propel, despite the continuing downward trend in total vessel losses…
Delgado Fire and Industrial School Deploys Transas Technology
In a brand new 19,000 square foot Maritime and Industrial Training Center in New Orleans, the Delgado Fire and Industrial School offers training via a combination of Transas and XVR simulation technology. Delgado is the first training center in the world to deploy XVR Incident Command simulation solutions in conjunction with its suite of Transas full mission, part task and classroom marine simulators. The center will be attended by 10,000 students each year. This is the first…
Transas, XVR Simulation Form Partnership
Transas has announced its new strategic cooperation with XVR Simulation to expand their maritime training capabilities and to deploy common complex projects in the safety and security simulation market. Transas and XVR Simulation have just entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was officially signed on the first day of the Transas Simulation User Conference 2016, in Singapore. The two will work close together to extend offers for existing and future customers of both parties.
‘Simulation and Training without Boundaries’
More than 200 experts from all around the world are expected to attend the global Simulation User Conference (SimUC 2016) “Simulation and Training without boundaries”, which will be hosted by Transas in Singapore on January 28, 2016. Transas SimUC is an international event that gathers Transas simulators users and Transas partners to exchange experience and ideas about maritime simulation and training. The Simulation and Training without boundaries theme will embrace trending subjects such as e-Navigation and cloud simulation…
Transas Shifts Sole Focus to Maritime Sector
Arranging new changes to its brand positioning, the Transas Group informs it will now focus its efforts solely in the maritime market. The group’s shareholders made the decision to focus the Transas brand on the maritime business only, taking into account the success of Transas and its brand awareness in the maritime IT market and dominating position in several key segments of this market, Transas explained. The group’s other business segments, including aviation technologies and non-marine simulation, will be rebranded in accordance with the new strategy.
Maritime Simulation “A-to-Z”
Headquartered in New Delhi, India with operations in the U.S., ARI Simulation’s business for more than two decades has been to design and deliver world-class simulation solutions across multiple maritime sectors. MR spoke with Shravan Rewari, CEO, for his insights on technologies and technique moving the maritime simulation markets. ARI Simulation provides simulation products and solutions across a broad range of industries including marine, offshore, oil and gas, exploration and production, naval and strategic, airports, and construction.
Transas: The Bridge to Tomorrow
Transas was founded in 1990, by a group of former navigators and engineers, who at that time envisioned ways in which computers could revolutionize maritime safety, communications and security. In the ensuing 25 years Transas has pioneered navigational technology across a wide sector, developing into a true “household name” in the global maritime industry. In 1995, Transas also entered the highly competitive simulation market, and today there are more than 13,000 vessels sailing with Transas navigation systems, and more than 5,500 simulators installed, globally.
Transas to Supply TechSim Solutions to SUNY Maritime
The Navsim Services and Transas Americas Team, have been awarded contracts for supply of a combination of full mission, classroom and cloud based Transas Technical simulation (TechSim) solutions for the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College. The full mission and classroom systems are being procured to meet forthcoming new United States Coast Guard (USCG) National Maritime Center (NMC) training requirements, and include multiple models from the Transas library with the latest functional capabilities of the Transas TechSim platform.
Wavelink Maritime Institute Selects Transas Simulators
Wavelink Maritime Institute has launched a new maritime simulation center in May powered by Transas simulators. The Wavelink Maritime Simulation Center is a training arm of the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) and one of the first few maritime institutes in Singapore to house four different types of simulators in one location. The center, which costs $4 million, has a class of 16 workstations to train ECDIS operations. The main bridge with 240° visualisation and secondary…
Kongsberg Reports on European Simulator User Conference
The Kongsberg Maritime Simulator User Conference (UC 2013), which took place in Svendborg, Denmark September 24-26, brought together many of the leading organizations in maritime and offshore training. UC 2013 is an annual event, designed as a platform for the discussion and development of simulation technology within all areas of maritime training, with this year’s conference leading on the theme: World Class Simulation – through people, technology and dedication. UC 2013 was co-hosted by Maersk Training…
Transas simulation solutions help to develop a plan of the New Container Terminal in MIP, Turkey
Dokuz Eylul University Maritime Faculty, Turkey has conducted a study to develop a new "East Mediterranean Container Terminal" in Mersin International Port (MIP) using Transas Simulation solutions. Yapı Proje Uygulama (YPU) that manage construction project of new container terminal chose the Dokuz Eylul University Maritime Faculty for this project after a comprehensive market research. Vice President of YPU Mr. Ali Ihsan GUNER stated: "Dokuz Eylul University Maritime Faculty has the most advanced simulation system and the most experienced academic staff for Port Design and Planning in Turkey".
French Ship Owners Choose Transas
A new manoeuvring simulator for the French Ship Owners (CMA-CGM and SNCM) in cooperation with the Ecole de la Marine Marchande of Marseille will be supplied by Transas. Two of the most important French ship owners, CMA-CGM and SNCM, signed a partnership with the Ecole de la Marine Marchande of Marseille (France) to purchase a manoeuvring simulator to help their captains improve their skills, and will be training all future officers in the same way. Transas has been the ENMM Marseille simulation solutions provider for more than 10 years with different Navigational and GMDSS simulators.
Transas to Provide Systems for PMI
The Pacific Maritime Institute (PMI) coast operation of the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAG’s), has selected Transas Marine USA to provide the Navigational Simulation systems for their new simulation and training facility to be located in the heart of the Port of Seattle. The 15,000 square foot facility will include a new full mission ship simulator to DNV Class A standards with dual instructor stations, as well as secondary bridges for operating interactive exercises. Boasting a combination of the latest visual technologies, model databases, and a uniquely flexible design, the bridge simulator will provide a highly realistic training environment both inside and outside the wheelhouse.