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  • RTM STAR (Simulation, Training, Assessment and Research) Center has announced the upgrade and modernization of its 247-degree "field-of-view" Full Mission Bridge Simulator. The simulator is located at STAR Center's Dania Beach, Fla., facility and is based on a design by Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems Inc. (KMSS).

    Following the successful upgrade of STAR Center's 360 bridge with the Litton Sperry 2100 Integrated Bridge System in 1999, STAR Center is proud to announce the upgrade of its other Full Mission Bridge Simulator.

    The 247° Full Mission Bridge Simulator has been upgraded with KMSS equipment and features the capability to simulate Azipod equipped vessels in addition to other traditional propulsion systems. The bridge equipment also features four radar/ARPA units, two of which have the option to display ECDIS.

    Furthermore, a "BridgeLine" Integrated Navigation System has been installed on this simulator. The installation of a "BridgeLine" System will greatly enhance both the research and training capabilities of the simulator. The "BridgeLine" System is the latest improvement in shipboard navigation equipment and has been installed in many modern vessels such as petroleum tankers and LNG carriers. The simulators are augmented by one of the most diverse databases of over 100 hydrodynamically accurate and validated ship models, as well as an impressive variety of ports and over 150 geographic areas around the world. STAR Center's inhouse modeling team continually enlarges these databases.

    The capability of STAR Center's two Full Mission Bridge Simulator's enables both training and research tasks including work in areas such as shipboard resource management, ship handling, rules of the road, emergency response, tug operations, vessel and harbor familiarization, and port design.

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  • , as the locals call it), stands a building on the corner of West Dixie Highway that could easily be mistaken for a country club. Entering RTM STAR Center's Dania Beach. Fla. facility, guests and students are greeted by tall palm trees, maintenance people on golf carts and neatly lined and labeled

  • with nine years of experience in maritime education (and 12 years of at-sea experience) to manage the ERS 5000 TechSim. Mackay joins the Academy from Star Center, where she instructed classes offered at the Star Center Engineering Department and was directly involved in course design and development. The

  • RTM STAR Center (Simulation, Training, Assessment and Research) has installed what it dubs the world's first Full Mission Diesel Electric Simulator - DE III. The simulator is located at STAR Center's Dania Beach. Fla., facility and is based on a previous design by Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems.

  • Star Information Systems (SIS) has signed a major retrofit and newbuild software contract with Color Line AS. The Color Line contract covers the installation of new-generation shipboard software for improved fleet management on nine existing ships. Application and database server software are installe

  • The Elizabeth River Project recently recognized NORSHIPCO as a top River Star for environmental contributions to improve the health of the Elizabeth The Ehz- abeth River Project granted River Star recognition to local businesses for their environmental achievements in creating and preserving more

  • the finest cruise ships ever built, and that tradition was continued by its Monfalcone yard earlier this year with the delivery of the passenger vessel Star Princess. The 109,000-ton, 951 x 118-ft. (290 x 36-m) Star Princess (sister of the Grand Princess and Golden Princess) was commissioned by the British

  • in Oslo, Royal Viking Line A / S is the parent company of* Royal Viking Line, and handles all operations for the three-vessel fleet —Royal Viking Star, Royal Viking Sky and Royal Viking Sea. Royal Viking Line, headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., is international marketing center for the organizatio

  • Star Cruises and Carnival Corp. tightened their grip on Norwegian cruise group NCL Holding during February by ousting the board and appointing Norwegian lawyer Ole Lund as the new chairman. Lund, who is also chairman of state oil firm Statoil, will head a new six-member NCL board. Star and Carnival

  • Largest Vessel Delivered To Date By Washington Yard The 232-foot, 1,600-passenger M/V Star of Honolulu, the largest, heaviest vessel ever built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, was recently delivered by the firm's Whidbey Island, Wash., yard to operator, Paradise Cruise Ltd., of Honolulu, which

  • in the industry today," said John P. Laborde, Tidewater chairman, president, and chief executive officer. Three large crewboats, Searich, Western Star, and Wendy Star, were purchased May 31, 1990. Built in 1982, the 110-foot, 2,280-hp Searich can accommodate 55 passengers and crew. Western Star

  • the first cargo of iron ore through the Soo Canal in 1855. The vessels of the Columbia fleet, one of the largest on the Lakes, bear a bright red star on their stack. After departing the shipyard, the vessel proceeded to Silver Bay, Minn., to load her first cargo, 49,244 gross tons of iron ore pellets

  • MT Apr-19#53 Compared with historical data collected over centuries)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 53

    Compared with historical data collected over centuries, this year suggest seismic motion was consistent with displacement new information will help scientists better predict geologic at the full convergence rate. From the results of his missions, activity. Dr. Chadwell concluded the Wave Gliders have

  • MT Apr-19#46 ,000 MW 
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 46

    led by ? oating provide production material and Unitech’s own prototype wind. Now, Equinor sees marine wind growing to 12,000 MW testing center. To help startups close the gap between their of installed power by 2030 from less than 500 MW today. It’s in technology pilots and market introduction, the local

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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 45

    or the Test Center — is hoping to pro- already signed on with Unitech. While they’ve opted for wind duce other Unitechs out of an expected stream of startups. power cables, Unitech is also in negotiations with clients for By pumping cash into innovation at the Center, the Norwe- new, customized cable

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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 44

    now building a pilot with ca- and subsea operations in offshore oil and gas. pacity for 500 (metric tons),” Unitech Subsea Systems CEO, The Norwegian start-up program features The Sustainable Gunnar Birkeland, tells MTR. He says Unitech, which has a Energy Test Center at Bomlo near coastal city Haugesund

  • MT Apr-19#43 The making of a 
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 43

    The making of a (supply chain) star Wind is “the tech of choice,” the International Energy Agency said recently, just as a new report by the University of Delaware outlined the opportunity in U.S. of shore wind: 5,000 miles of of shore cabling and 1,700 turbines, it turns out, are bundled into current

  • MT Apr-19#38 pling survey, mapping, hyperspectral photo work (met- of)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 38

    pling survey, mapping, hyperspectral photo work (met- of the 47th Underwater Mining Conference in Bergen last als detection), environmental monitoring, risk assessment, year — yes, the 47th — organizers noted the achievements cutting-process observation and serving as equipment mules and attendance of a

  • MT Apr-19#37 Mining for AUVs
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 37

    Mining for AUVs In Europe, there are sure signs that underwater mining is the next big market for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and new “drones” called HROV, DART or TURTLE. Among the indicators is the involvement of mining companies, governments

  • MT Apr-19#23  when you add a higher tempera- stars keep urchins under control)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 23

    and when you add a higher tempera- stars keep urchins under control,” ture to that, it kills faster, causing a said Joseph Gaydos, senior author on bigger impact.” the paper and director of UC Davis’ Fisheries depend on nearshore kelp SeaDoc Society program. “Without forests to form a healthy environmen

  • MT Apr-19#22 Case Study Science
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 22

    Case Study Science Sea Star Population in Danger The combination of ocean warming have stayed so low in the past three est ocean, and it is not recovering in the and an infectious wasting disease has years, we consider them endangered in same way experienced by the intertidal devastated populations of

  • MT Apr-19#8 Trending on MarineTechnologyNews.com
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 8

    Trending on MarineTechnologyNews.com That’s a Wrap: Ocean Business 2019 in Southampton n the coming weeks check in on views which were recorded at the Na- tion Offshore Engineer at the world’s MarineTechnologyNews.com tional Oceanographic Center @ Ocean largest offshore industry event, the for a series

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    upward. There are more calls of inquiry, and vasilets@marinelink.com projects that have been shelved have had the dust blown off the covers and plans start Production & Graphic Design anew. Nicole Ventimiglia Make no mistake that your businesses are at the heart of a successful path ahead, as nicole@marine

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    signs that undewater mining is the next big market for AUVs, ROVs and Hybrids. By William Stoichevski Offshore Wind 42 The Making of a 30 Supply Chain Star While offshore wind in the U.S. offers promise, the lack of a strong supply chain presents potential peril. By William Stoichevski Autonomous Systems 51

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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 44

    the engineer ? rst, sees the big- inherently goes up.” gest challenge of delivering the system to utility scale as quite According to van Hemmen the stars are seemingly aligned simple: Rope. “If the money exists, the biggest challenge will for this project, as New Jersey offers “this weird hotbed for

  • MT May-19#29 Image: Sonardyne
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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 29

    Image: Sonardyne An L3ASV C-Worker unmanned surface ve- hicle and the National Oceanography Center’s ALR working together in In shallow waters, their use is limited by compromise containing ultraviolet (UV) recent trials demonstrat- interference from sunlight (which as we and some visible violet light

  • MT May-19#25 test demonstrated 80 dB of analog  to many markets and)
    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 25

    test demonstrated 80 dB of analog to many markets and applications. cancellation in a dif? cult and dynamic Military operations will bene? t from environment and the ability to scale networking, clandestine communica- to useful distances using commercial tions, improved throughput, and in- HQTXLULHV#E

  • MT May-19#15 OPEN ARCHITECTURE
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    May 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 15

    OPEN ARCHITECTURE SOFTWARE CONNECTING THE MARINE INDUSTRY NAVIGATION | AUTONOMY | UI | INTEGRATION ® The OPENSEA operating platform provides a fully-distributed, open architecture software framework for highly integrated systems across all brands of sensors, devices, and equipment while cutting-edge

  • MR May-19#90 This directory section is an editorial feature published)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 90

    This directory section is an editorial feature published in every issue for the convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference readers’ guide, it includes the names and addresses of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of marine machinery, equipment, supplies and

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 78

    B BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT: TOWARD COMPLIANCE William Burroughs William is a Senior Principal Engineer at ABS responsible for promoting environmental related services and providing guidance in support of international, national and regional marine environmental regulations. Bill’s previous experience

  • MR May-19#56 WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 56

    WORKBOATS: INSIDE THE U.S. WORKBOAT MARKET The sidebar (see related story on page were drawn from both the RCP, but also and Bouchard’s Evening Breeze both escort services, Crowley Marine Servic- XX) provides further detail on COIs is- from the International Safety Manage- meet the EPA restrictions on

  • MR May-19#23  the industry manages them has started to change 
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 23

    logistics service providers can the next 20 years; but everything around how use the Freightos Marketplace as a sales chan- the industry manages them has started to change nel. Large providers are also happy to receive and needs to continue changing in a big way.” new orders from new shippers with a very

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 14

    providing instruction. For SKF, its no longer a matter of pur- more stable. Alongside the established suing the optimization of a seal or bear- providers, start-ups will also increas- 3D printing & repairs ing in shipping applications, but at look- ingly push into the maritime market The 3D printing of spare

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 12

    I INSIGHTS: DIGITALIZATION Mathias Rusch Mathias Rusch, Director of the Marine business unit at SKF explains what trends are currently shaping the industry, what future challenges are emerging and how operators can manage the ? ood of data that is coming out of the digitalization revolution. Managing the

  • MN May-19#54 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    May 2019 - Marine News page: 54

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Duluth Seaway Port Authority Elects New Of? cers Revoir Crowley Leaders Roberts Harrison Goranovic Hill Kindred nearly 30 years. Since 1991, Roberts ISA Selects Ron Kindred to has represented Crowley on major is- Fill District 9 Vacancy sues affecting the industry, including

  • MN May-19#36  of Canal Barge Company gave a star- ing, easily drawing a)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 36

    last November’s WCI meeting held in Chicago, mo, basic to American power. Each photo is singularly outstand- Mike Little of Canal Barge Company gave a star- ing, easily drawing a “Wow!” even from those who’ve moved a tling view of the importance of our nation’s inland lot of cargo, maybe especially from