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DELGADO MARITIME &

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER 13200 Old Gentilly Road, New Orleans, LA 70129

Tel: (504) 671-6620

Email: ? r eschool@dcc.edu

Web: www.dcc.edu/academics/workforce/maritime-? re

All Photos: Delgado Maritime Industrial Training complete labs for conducting classes to help mariners become

Overview in ECDIS, Radar Navigation, GMDSS familiar with new naviga-

Delgado’s Simulator Suite is com- prised of 3 interactive Full Mission and ARPA. These labs are completely tional areas and equipment.

Bridge simulators. Simulators are used furnished with the ? nest leather chairs, In today’s environment, and tables which contribute to a total the simulation has become for Wheelhouse Pro? ciency Manage- ment classes to provide scenarios on adult learning experience. This new an essential component of navigating waterways on different state- of-the-art building also has WiFi analyzing skill levels of types of vessels. Simulators can be installed throughout to allow for video pilots, ascertaining com- programmed to run three vessels at the streaming exercises in Virtual Reality petency levels on de? ned same time, so that students in all three Incident Command training. In the next sections of the river, and

Rick wheel houses can communicate and 12 months, Delgado plans to build new proper utilization of new courses, new simulation routes, and equipment and drives on interact with each other. Both conven-

Schwab, tional and Z-Drive controls can be used new vessels, to meet the ever-changing the various vessels.

needs of the industry and unique needs in the training.

Senior Director of

Where do you see opportu-

In the past 12 months, the Delgado of each company.

This new center was engineered with nities for growth?

Maritime & Industrial Training Center

Delgado’s marine, has trained a total of 4,952 students in a complete package for future growth. In an ever-changing industry, growth ? re, radar a variety of Fire Fighting, Safety, and All servers were designed to accommo- will always come with the ability to

Radar Navigational courses. With regard date software upgrades for the next 5-10 diversify. As long as we remain aware and industrial to Simulation classes speci? cally, it ran years. All classrooms have state-of-the- and on point with industry standards, training facilities 71 total classes. Courses included all art presentation ENO boards for utiliz- changes and competencies, and develop ing modern software applications. The or adjust programs to meet these needs levels of Wheelhouse Pro? ciency Man- agement, Z-Drive Training, and Towing building has a full Emergency Center at every turn, there is never-ending room

Assessment Programs. The main thrust that allows all functions to operate with- for growth. Speci? cally, we will con- out a delay of power created by outages. tinue to develop scenarios and simula- of its business is Domestic Inland Water-

This building and its equipment was de- tion software for speci? c routes of the ways and Offshore Oil & Gas. signed with the future in mind. Mississippi River, we will continue to expand program offerings to cater to a

Investment in the Future

The Evolution of Maritime more expansive population of mariners

Within the past 12 months, Delgado at all levels, and we will continue to up-

Simulation Training has built this new state-of-the-art facil-

Delgado has been using a simulator date our ? re ? eld and obtain new train- ity which includes a Radar lab Suite that consists of three Full Mission Bridge in some form since 2001. It has used it ing props and equipment to keep us at a

Simulators, a Rose Point Lab, two over the years as a simple learning tool state-of-the-art level. 54 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • MARCH 2017

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