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Tanger Med establishs 3D nautical simulation and expertise center


published on 24 November 2020 290 -

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In order to strengthen the technical skills of its collaborators and partners running the facilities,Tanger Med has established a three-dimensional nautical simulation and expertise center; an ultramodern training and decision-support tool using cutting-edge technology, in other words the reproduction of a situation that is similar to the real one in the sea, on a 1/1 time scale, in an interactive virtual environment integrating the digital modeling of areas and vessels.
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