As simulation technology evolves, the methods and techniques used to train today’s mariners are also changing.
potentially very costly difficulties should the tether becomes caught or tangled. It is a level of detail that has become the hallmark of GRi’s simulation technology, which can accurately replicate large subsea structures, complex mechanical systems and harsh environments in high detail. The cameras and
for people to demonstrate their understanding of navigational and watch keeping practices in situations they might encounter at sea. However, as simulation technology has improved, and specifically the fidelity of the physics engine and visual displays, the ability to use simulators in more specific industry
visual data bases. Ship Analytics, North Stonington, Conn., designed and built this facility utilizing their modular Pilotship and Schoolship simulation technology interfacing visual systems between the full bridge and the radar cubicles. Ship Analytics utilized its Schoolship configuration to
Transportation Safety Board have contracted to study the Valdez accident 5,000 miles away from the point of its occurrence —at MSI/CAORF. Simulation technology combined with ongoing training reduces the risk to our environmentally sensitive waterways by increasing the margin of safety. Maritime
funded a state-of-the-art Tug & Barge Simulation Center at SUNY Maritime College which notably boasts the latest in Kongsberg Polaris Bridge simulation technology. While increased regulations and modern technological advances have impacted some operators, Bouchard remains a leader in both its application
geographic area but also of ship models as well to help collaborations with tug operators and the areas of navigation ships will need to transit. Simulation technology also enables the measuring and recording of data for review, and facilitates communication as it allows everyone involved to discuss the validity
State-of-the-art Equipment The Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc. Tug and Barge Simulation Center is the latest in Kongsberg Polaris Bridge simulation technology, utilizing an industry-inspired bridge console arrangement, with the latest hydrodynamic ship models and exercise areas. The Center offers
been addressed by technological advances in commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software. In this article, we demonstrate how CD-adapco’s simulation technology can be applied to accurately predict how a submarine’s motion is driven by hydrodynamic forces, and compare numerical results with experimental
to bring as much reality to the overall simulation and training process as possible. “With each day that passes, we learn more about the power of simulation technology,” said George Toma, President and General Manager of Transas Americas Inc. “We are making significant strides in the areas of visualization
that has only recently been addressed by advances in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software. In this article, we demonstrate how CD-adapco’s simulation technology can be applied to accurately predict how a submarine’s motion is driven by hydrodynamic forces, and compare numerical results with experimental
in Canada and is the number one producer of seafarers in the country. MI’s Center for Marine Simulation (CMS) boasts the largest suite of marine simulation technology in North America. The university is a production line for wave after wave of graduates with cold ocean expertise, including ship operations
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