Kongsberg Digital has secured a contract from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to deliver simulators for multi-vessel training scenarios.
The company will be responsible for the upgrade and extension of the K-Sim Navigation simulators based in SIDMAR, the ACP centre for simulation, research and maritime development.
The substantial upgrade will include the installation of new visual image generation and display/projection systems, as well as an array of new consoles and hardware panels at the centre’s main K-Sim Navigation simulator.
Additionally, a new floor projection system, which will replicate the port and starboard views from the bridge wings, will also be installed.
This will allow trainee officers to monitor tugs and pilot boats in demanding port and tug manoeuvring scenarios, which will have vessels in close proximity…
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