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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MR Nov-19#68 VOICES BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE &)
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    VOICES BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB Boriana enjoys giving back to the community which has sup- ported her throughout her ca- reer, pictured here with Martin Davies, the head of the Admiralty Law Center at her alma mater Tulane Law School, where she recently

  • MR Nov-19#59 OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET Brave Tern and Bold Tern in port of Esbjerg Source: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier watt (MW) turbines could be available tractors and there are questions over neck in handling these large turbines You really need big machines, bigger in the timeframe of those projects.

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    of hazard- their vessels. tions around the world be- ness does not indemnify the ship owner ous waste to countries that have not rati- MV Star Gran, the ? rst As a result of these coming more humane and of liability if the ship is recycled in an ? ed the Convention, and transportation vessel

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    Deep Freeze at the an icebreaker,” Davanzo said. “It must missions up to 90 days. And it must be McMurdo Base in Antarctica. But Ray USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) Commissioned 1976 be able to launch and recover boats and able to perform a range of missions in said the Coast Guard needs at least three

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    predicament. To say the capability or capacity to assure ac- speaking at the American Society of and infrastructure. With the release of that the Polar Star and in-active sister cess in the high latitudes,” the strategy Naval Engineers Arctic Day sympo- their Arctic Policy in January 2018, they Polar

  • MR Nov-19#44  the Coast Guard Cutter Polar 
Star in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica)
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    SHIPBUILDING USCG POLAR SECURITY CUTTER An emperor penguin poses for a photo in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on its way to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S.

  • MR Nov-19#24  UK, 
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    OFFSHORE WIND “The US needs to develop a work- force from scratch,” noting that a mas- sive campaign was undertaken in the UK, something that needs to start now in the United States. Laura Smith, USA Director for Atlas Professionals from renewable energy? NJ wants to de- to the State’s economic development

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    ocean- ways, though, these tangible, physical These selective decisions, though, are speci? cally con? gured to serve Atlantic based construction is to start in the next endpoints remain on the horizon, ebbing politically awkward. That’s because Ocean wind projects, on 30 acres along few years and scarce

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    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND Joan Bondareff is of counsel in Blank Rome’s Washington, D.C., of? ce who focuses her practice on marine trans- portation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. She currently serves as Chair of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority

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    . This seems like typical rock ing room, be an indicator of far greater demnify each other for certain types of will either not survive judicial scrutiny star/diva behavior. However, National problems with the contract at hand. claims or situations. However, a fail- or don’t offer the protection the parties

  • MR Nov-19#2nd Cover A new generation of 
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    A new generation of scrubbing technology Simple compact design • No moving parts or media • Industry leading efficiency Pacific Green offers the simplest solution for the 2020 regulations One decision, one supplier, one solution Fully customised process from bespoke design through to installation and

  • MN Nov-19#58 BOATBUILDING
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    BOATBUILDING 30% improvement in fuel economy, ceptional performance and helm con- turn completely around 180-degrees which improves the bottom line of trol in the most challenging marine in just four boat lengths at high speeds. your business. environments. The wave-piercing bow Along the way, Baltic

  • MN Nov-19#48 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION Test Ride: Volvo Penta’s Next- Gen Propulsion Tech Earlier this year, Volvo Penta opened the doors at its global R&D and testing center to MarineNews. A test drive of the organization’s latest marine propulsion technology – from self-docking yachts to all-electric ferries to new engines

  • MN Nov-19#30 WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS
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    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS ISO: Af ordable & Reliable Workboat Comms T e commercial shipping world can benef t from greater range of communications and reduced satel- lite costs. Domestic brown water operators know all too well that’s easier said; than done. Until now. By Joseph Keefe n the fast moving

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  • MP Q3-19#33  Bank, echoing the views of Star Bulk’s Mr. Norton, ex-)
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    have now recovered. Equity analyst Amit Mehrotra at (brought about by cost saving efforts in the wake of increased Deutsche Bank, echoing the views of Star Bulk’s Mr. Norton, ex- prices for low sulfur fuel), a different dynamic, with more im- plained to clients in a mid September briefng, “China has also

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    the dam collapse) in late Spring. At the Capi- highs in all cases by November. Weakening steel demand and fac- tal Link session, Hamish Norton, President of Star Bulk Carriers tory closures during Chinese New Year celebrations will under- explained, that “Supply of iron ore cargo, a big demand driver mine rates

  • MP Q3-19#24 INSIGHTS
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    INSIGHTS THE ETHANE ERA EMERGES By Aditya Aggarwal he prospect of abundant and cheap ethane from U.S. shale and Naphtha (the alternative) remains at present levels, demand drilling is behind a surge in the number of projects investi- is expected to continue to quickly rise. T gating marine transport

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    on the competitiveness of both ports, the effort also comes at a time when both ports have already picked all the low hanging fruit. Can they get there? Starting on page 40, MLPro’s Tom Ewing sorts it all out for us. Meanwhile, out at sea, the shipping industry – specifcally bulk shipping – is struggling

  • MT Oct-19#41 By Edward Lundquist
NATO’s 3,100-ton, 305-foot research)
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    By Edward Lundquist NATO’s 3,100-ton, 305-foot research vessel NRV Alliance has been a lead- ing platform for underwater acoustics research to the bene? t of NATO navies. The ship operated with a civilian crew under the German ? ag for many years for the NATO SACLANT Center, later re- named the NATO

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    website $12,000 a year; of our fellow Americans so everyone “tens of millions of wind turbines.” • Medicare for All; and, can get their heads up and start facing • Human-Centered Capitalism. this threat head-on.” Julian Castro Climate change is within a lower- To build a sustainable, green economy Policy

  • MT Oct-19#12 Offshore Wind Energy & Politics
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    Offshore Wind Energy & Politics Joe Biden presents “The Biden Plan for A Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” Some impor- tant goals include: Double offshore wind generation by 2030; ban new oil and gas permitting on public lands and waters. Photo: Joe Biden (Of? cial White House photo

  • MT Oct-19#8 Technology New & Notable
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    Technology New & Notable OSIL EOMAP Meet the Blue? n-12 EOMAP OSIL General Dynamics Mission Systems This application of multi-temporal the data for later analysis. The system EOMAP Wins Funding for analytics, which EOMAP patented can be ? tted with a 25cm2 T-bar, Next-Gen Satellite-Derived for SDB