Tag: <span>Training</span>

Innovation Norway funds Kongsberg’s cloud-based simulator tech
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Innovation Norway funds Kongsberg’s cloud-based simulator tech

Kongsberg Digital is developing cloud-based simulation technology to support advanced operational studies, research and education in the maritime industry. The use of increasingly advanced equipment and an elevated focus on safety and sustainability has raised the bar for innovative new solutions to collect, simulate and share data to assist in optimisation of vessel operations. Kongsberg...

Making ship systems smarter with simulation
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Making ship systems smarter with simulation

As researchers deepen their understanding of autonomous and remote vessel operations, a new breed of smart ship systems combining simulation capability and artificial intelligence is emerging. One of the biggest debates around the future of shipping is what role, if any, unmanned vessels will play. The journey may turn out to be more important than...

Training paramount for optimum scrubber performance
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Training paramount for optimum scrubber performance

Norwegian scrubber supplier Yara Marine said that training on the use of scrubbers is essential to ensure optimum performance and urged owners and operators to see it as an investment that will pay off in a number of ways. The Norwegian company has delivered over 300 SOx scrubber systems to customers in all major shipping...

Training for effective ship management
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Training for effective ship management

The right training is essential to ensure mariners of the future are provided with the skills they need to operate advanced technology and enable shipping companies to gain value from their assets. Franck Kayser, CEO of V.Ships explains more. Ship management is a discipline on the front line when it comes to integrating technology into...

Training tomorrow’s seafarers the smart way
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Training tomorrow’s seafarers the smart way

The next generation of marine simulation solutions must address shipping’s accelerating pace of technological change and a widening skills gap among seafarers. If a ship’s crew from the 1970s were teleported ten years into their future, the ships of the 1980s would hold few surprises. The same could not be said over the last two...

Wärtsilä launches LNG Bunkering & Fuel Supply System simulator
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Wärtsilä launches LNG Bunkering & Fuel Supply System simulator

Wärtsilä has announced the launch of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) Bunkering & Supply System simulator to promote greater safety onboard LNG-fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG systems. The design is based on Wärtsilä’s LNGPac and Gas Valve Unit (GVU) technologies, and includes all auxiliary systems used in...

Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator
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Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator

Wärtsilä will supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel simulator to Malaysian provider of integrated marine solutions, Kasi Group. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on training to those who will be operating LNG bunkering services. “As the global demand for LNG fuel for marine applications increases, the number of LNG bunkering vessels...

Stream Marine Training delivers STCW approved courses on LNG
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Stream Marine Training delivers STCW approved courses on LNG

Glasgow-based Stream Marine Training (SMT) has become the first training provider in the UK to deliver STCW (International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) approved courses to teach seafarers how to use LNG as a fuel. SMT recognised three years ago that there was a gap in the market to improve...

Korean students train for real-life onboard situations with Kongsberg simulators
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Korean students train for real-life onboard situations with Kongsberg simulators

Instructors and students from the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU) and Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) are set to use Kongsberg Digital simulator systems to train in different situations they may face onboard. The T/S Segero and T/S Hannara, two identical training ships with a length of 133m and a beam of 19m, feature Kongsberg’s K-Sim Navigation,...

Columbia Shipmanagement opens performance optimisation control room in Cyprus
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Columbia Shipmanagement opens performance optimisation control room in Cyprus

Columbia Shipmanagement has opened a high-tech Performance Optimisation Control Room in Cyprus. The purpose of the Control Room is to optimise vessel performance by connecting technical, marine, crew, and commercial management department and functions. It will be manned 24/7 by qualified personnel who will optimise vessel safety, crew rotation and training, performance (speed, consumption, delay,...

SEA Europe supports project to identify gaps in technology skills
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SEA Europe supports project to identify gaps in technology skills

The Shipyards’ and Maritime Equipment Association of Europe (SEA Europe) has welcomed the signing of the EU-funded project Futureproof Skills for the Maritime Transport Sector (SkillSea), which will develop strategies to identify and meet future skills’ requirements in maritime. SEA Europe will partner SkillSea, offering technological expertise and knowledge to identify and analyse gaps in...

V. Group unveils seafarer performance app
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V. Group unveils seafarer performance app

V.Group has unveiled a new app to help manage and improve seafarer performance and crewing planning. The app is designed to support professional development, performance appraisal, training, and documentation uploads throughout the vessel mobilisation process, including travel arrangements. The app tackles issues related to paper-based certification and procedures. This increases the time of transferring from...