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JNPT upgrades its vessel maneuvering technology

In an effort to boost safety and efficiency within its operations, India’s premier container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) upgraded its navigation and vessel maneuvering technology.

Duisburg to utilize simulator for inland shipping training

The German city of Duisburg will soon receive simulator technology for inland waterway navigation. The simulator will be provided by Wärtsilä , and will consist of seven full mission bridges in two locations within Duisburg.

Wartsila delivers new simulation technology for autonomous vessels

In the last quarter of 2019, Wärtsilä signed a contract with Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in Finland for the delivery of navigation simulator and specific mathematical models, what are called to be used as an ”essential enabler” for testing  autonomous vessels.

Germany to develop grid simulator for wind turbines

The German Institute for Wind Energy Systems, Fraunhofer IWES recently informed its development of a mobile grid simulator which goals to advance the integration of offshore wind farms into the grid. Namely, the Mobil-Grid-CoP test facility aims to verify current and future grid system services.

Kongsberg Digital to deliver firefighting simulator

Kongsberg Digital along with the Norwegian Sea Rescue Society (NSRS), shake their hands and agreed a deal so as to deliver a new K-Sim Safety Advanced Fire Fighting Simulator (AFFS) to be installed at the NSRS’s Horten-based training center in Norway.

Simulation training on fire fighting: Why industry should move forward

Although fire fighting training provides basic (basic fire fighting, STCW VI I/1) and advanced (advanced fire fighting STCW VI/3) knowledge to crew members onboard, when such emergency occurs in real life, this knowledge may be proved insufficient. There are many reasons for that; mostly related to the way that the training is being conducted.

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