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Record Transit of the Bosphorus Straits

The Turkish Bosphorus Straits have been traversed in record time in a unique 12 hour bridge simulator command assessment course held in Hampshire, United Kingdom. The idea of the pilot course was to test seafarers in a realife, realtime scenario to ensure safety onboard and to learn key bridge team management skills. The aim is to go live with […]

Next generation of maritime simulators being developed by UK based company

The beta version of a new generation of simulators known as “Live Constructive Simulation (LCS)” has been developed by a UK based maritime company. They claim this is a world first and have been developing the software and hardware solution for several years. Various elements are included in this new package, including high quality lifelike graphics. […]

Japanese shipping line to launch unmanned container ships

Nippon Yusen KK will remotely pilot one of its large container ships from a Japanese port to North America, although the company added that a crew will be aboard as a precautionary measure for the initial test voyage, Bloomberg reported. The voyage is being planned by the Monohakobi Technology Institute, which is a division of […]