Cal Maritime charts new waters The number of applicants to diverse program soars

(www.contracostatimes.com) This year, the academy will start building a new simulation center to house a variety of high-tech ship and boat simulators, engine-room recreations, an oil tanker-loading simulator and a machine that will allow students to hone their crisis-management skills.

Maritime academy gets RM8mil ship-handling simulator

(www.nst.com) THE Malaysian Maritime Academy at Kuala Linggi is now equipped with a RM8 million state-of-the-art ship-handling simulator. The Russian-made machine, owned by Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Bhd, has been installed in a 15,000 sq feet building at the academy. Academy chief executive officer M.A Ganesen said the simulator has four bridges – three with … Continue reading “Maritime academy gets RM8mil ship-handling simulator”

Man, Oron Celebrates Silver Jubilee

(allafrica.com) The Federal Government, he said, has procured from Norway items of simulator equipment worth more than N250 million and the National Maritime Academy has been directed to build a befitting jetty for the academy. To still enhance the number one status of the academy, the federal ministry of Transport has signed a memorandum of … Continue reading “Man, Oron Celebrates Silver Jubilee”

New State-of-the-Art Radar Equipment Installed

(www.sitnews.us) Ketchikan, Alaska – New state-of-the-art radar equipment has recently been installed for the Radar Observer course by the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan. Assistant Professor Dale Miller was available Friday to demonstrate the new equipment and gave a brief overview of the Radar Observer course. The course will offer certification and certification renewals for … Continue reading “New State-of-the-Art Radar Equipment Installed”

MMA Showcases Ship Handling Simulator

(www.bangornews.com) CASTINE – Three student crews from Maine Maritime Academy eased their vessels through the waters of New York Harbor Wednesday without ever leaving the college campus. The young officers were operating the three bridges at the new $800,000 navigation and ship handling simulator at the academy, which will help train students to command the … Continue reading “MMA Showcases Ship Handling Simulator”

Sperry Marine starts training program for bridge system

(www.the-triton.com) Northrop Grumman Corp’s Sperry Marine business unit has introduced an embedded training system designed to support on-board training for ships equipped with the Sperry Marine integrated bridge system. The Integrated Bridge System Trainer (IBS-T) is an embedded simulator system that runs on the ship’s installed equipment to provide realistic training for the ship’s navigation … Continue reading “Sperry Marine starts training program for bridge system”

Tummy-turning probes role of senses in motion sickness

(www.cbc.ca) ST. JOHN’S, NFLD. – An international team of researchers is tossing the stomachs of volunteers on a simulated ship to better understand motion sickness. There is a fully enclosed, full-scale ship’s bridge inside Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Marine Institute. The simulated ship is mounted on massive hydraulic arms four metres into the air. The … Continue reading “Tummy-turning probes role of senses in motion sickness”

Simulators improve navigational skills of mids, officers

(www.dcmilitary.com) Two different companies, Kongsberg and Computer Science Corporation, are bidding for the Navy’s simulator business. Each has a “full mission bridge simulator” at the Naval Academy, which helped to test and evaluate the two different units. The academy also has six desktop versions of the bridge simulator. “They have a smaller image, but use … Continue reading “Simulators improve navigational skills of mids, officers”

Northrop Grumman Introduces Embedded Shipboard Trainer for Integrated Bridge Systems

(www.primezone.com) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 25, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has introduced an embedded training system designed to support onboard training for ships equipped with the Sperry Marine integrated bridge system. The Integrated Bridge System Trainer (IBS-T) is an embedded simulator system that runs on the ship’s installed equipment … Continue reading “Northrop Grumman Introduces Embedded Shipboard Trainer for Integrated Bridge Systems”

Bridge Crew Trains from Bridge of Naval Base San Diego Simulator

(www.news.navy.mil) NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO (NNS) — “Stand by for ship lines, come left, steer course 005, phoning line is across,” commanded Ensign Scott Parker, the communications officer on board USS Bridge (AOE 10) a supply-class fast combat support ship, homported in Bremerton, Wash. These commands are commonly used by bridge crews during an underway … Continue reading “Bridge Crew Trains from Bridge of Naval Base San Diego Simulator”

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