Ship Operations Simulator

Uses and training programmes include:

  • High speed craft operations to 60 knots
  • Collision avoidance and navigation in confined waters in clear and reduced visibility
  • Bridge Team Management
  • Bridge watchkeeping procedures
  • Navigation and Pilotage with Vessel Traffic Services (VTS)
  • The use of radar, ARPA and navigational equipment including electronic charts, GPS, Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) and LOng RAnge Navigation C (LORAN-C)
  • Marine casualty investigation

Ship models range from Very Large Crude Carrier’s (VLCC’s) to high and ultra high-speed ferries. Port and open sea areas include major areas of traffic convergence such as Sydney Harbour, Port Phillip Bay, Torres and Malacca Straits.

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