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Transas Offshore Simulator chosen for the Batumi State Maritime Academy

Transas Offshore Simulator for Batumi State Maritime Academy

simulator with 270 degrees visualisation is based on the Transas NTPRO 5000 software and will be used for training in dynamic positioning operations. The simulator will enable training of crews involved in transfer and supply of mobile offshore units. Training course will be accredited by the Nautical Institute. Specially for the project, Transas will develop simulator areas for three ports of Georgia: Batumi, Poti and Kulevi. In addition, the simulator will use the next generation universal hardware solutions. Use of the touch screen technology together with the dedicated hardware, makes it possible

Mauricio Santos, C-MAR Country Manager at the Rio de Janeiro training center. Credit: Claudio Paschoa

C-MAR DP Training in Brazil

provider of manpower, engineering and support services to the maritime and offshore sectors. The C-MAR Group owns and operates DP training centers in London, Croatia, Mumbai, Singapore and Brazil, offering basic and advanced courses for DP operators in accordance with the curriculum set by the Nautical Institute (NI) as well as tailored courses for shore based personnel involved in dynamic positioning. C-MAR also provides DP Maintenance Courses at some of its global facilities. As a provider of NI accredited courses, C-MAR offers high standards of DP training and technical services to the offshore

The new model will be used to train semi-submersible rig personnel in operation of Dynamic Positioning, position mooring system, stability / ballasting and rig move / anchoring. Photo courtesy: Harald Nordbakken.

Kongsberg Delivers Simulator Upgrades

will be significantly enhanced following the upgrades. Most offshore maritime operations will be covered, such as platform support, close proximity, anchor handling, subsea, offshore loading, rig ballast/stability, power management and DP. The facility’s DP training capabilities fulfil the Nautical Institute’s DP training requirements, allowing for a reduction in operating training time at sea, which enables cost savings and safety improvements for intensive Dynamic Positioning Operator training. “After two years of operation, we are already at the stage of investing further to expand

David Patraiko, Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute

A Guide for Marine Spatial Planning

As the need for Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and its development continues to grow, The Nautical Institute has worked with the World Ocean Council to produce a guide aimed at helping maritime professionals to better understand MSP and take a more active role in representing shipping issues within the process. Titled “The Shipping Industry and Marine Spatial Planning – a professional approach” and launched today at a seminar hosted by the Institute’s Hong Kong branch, the guide provides an overview of the key shipping-related issues that need to be considered in developments

Digital Hydrography Web Conference Registration Opens

a maritime web, commonly known as e-navigation.   Main conference session topics are The User’s Perspective, Products - Quality & Presentation, Survey & Innovation, and Training for All.   Keynote addresses for the topics will be provided by Capt Harry Gale of the Nautical Institute, Rear-Admiral Nick Lambert, former UK National Hydrographer, Hydrographer of the Navy Capt Stephen Malcolm, and Nicolas Seube, Chairman-elect of the Joint IHO-FIG-ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors & Nautical Cartographers. The agenda also

First Speakers Revealed for 2013 Transas SimUC

User Conference couldn’t miss the topic of Energy Sector Simulation Applications. This session will cover most of subjects vital for offshore training one of them being the new Naitical Institute DP training scheme. Regina Bindao, Manager of Accreditation & Certification Services, The Nautical Institute, will present details to participants regarding the new NI DP training scheme/requirements for 2014, and their objectives. Ruud de Bruin, Project Manager Personnel Certification, DNV Business Assurance, will provide information related to DNV's competence scheme for Anchor Handling crew

(Photo: Kongsberg)

Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator for Bibby Ship Management India

time reduction in addition to complete offshore vessel training.    Kongsberg Maritime has also received an order from Bibby Ship Management’s Bibby Ukraine Training Center to upgrade its existing Kongsberg Dynamic Positioning Simulator to the latest requirements for a NI (Nautical Institute) Class B DP Simulator. www.km.kongsberg.com  

Offshore Maritme Simulator: Photo credit Kongsberg Marilime

Offshore Maritime Simulator Contract for Kongsberg

Training. The Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator at Maersk Training Brazil will be operational in the second quarter 2013. The new simulator package includes the advanced Kongsberg Offshore Vessel Simulator integrated with Kongsberg's K-Pos Dynamic Positioning Simulator, which will meet The Nautical Institute's class A requirements. The contract also includes a Long Term Service Support (LTSSP) agreement ensuring delivery of support and new software versions for a five year period. The maritime industry will benefit from training on these state-of-the-art Kongsberg simulators, since offshore

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