Training Forecast: Short Waves Of Terror In A Vast Sea Of Boredom

[su_pullquote align="right" class=""]Could a new system of training prevent incidents by teaching watch officers how to achieve a state of  flow?[/su_pullquote] By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) - Land, a line on the radar, a steady light off the port bow. Only the radar doesn't match the chart or compass bearing. Something is off. Drawing … [Read more...]

Kongsberg Unveils Next Generation Bridge Simulator

Kongsberg Maritime has unveiled its next generation ship bridge simulator, called K-Sim Navigation, designed with the latest technology for the most realistic scenarios for merchant, offshore and naval vessels. K-Sim Navigation features an advanced physical engine and state-of-the-art hydrodynamic modelling, allowing vessels, objects and equipment to behave and interact as … [Read more...]

US Navy Contracts Cubic Corp and Austal Shipbuilding to Create an LCS “Holodeck”

With a US Navy that is being stretched to, and in some cases, beyond its breaking point, keeping sailors at home while maximizing in-port training opportunities is vital to mission accomplishment, quality of life, and cost efficiency. In the past, at-sea training was really the only way to truly prepare for deployment, but truthfully, 6+ months of training, followed by a 9 … [Read more...]

Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO unveils details of DP training programs

As gCaptain first reported in August, American Maritime Officers' (AMO) union training facility, STAR Center, has announced plans expand its simulation training programs to include Dynamic Positioning training, furthering the maritime union's sphere of influence within the Gulf of Mexico drilling industry. Today, AMO has revealed some more details about the program, … [Read more...]

MOSAIC 2 – Kongsberg Supplies Latest Drilling and Offshore Training Simulators

Kongsberg Maritime simulators have been selected for the forthcoming MOSAIC 2 facility (Maersk Offshore Simulation and Innovation Centre) at Maersk Training in Svendborg, Denmark. Building officially commenced on the state-of-the-art new facility on the Maersk Training campus on 29th November 2011. A frame agreement signed by Kongsberg Maritime and Maersk Training on … [Read more...]