Article VR Maritime Training Webinar: Case study into a Virtual Reality (VR) Shiphandling project
published on 28 March 2022
Article Wärtsilä simulation technology creating an essential testing environment for smart marine solutions
by Wärtsilä Corporation - published on 26 March 2020
The technology group Wärtsilä has delivered a navigation simulator and specific mathematical models to the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the city of Rauma, Finland. These will be used as an essential enabler in the Intelligent Shipping Technology Test Laboratory (ISTLAB) project, which aims at creating a technically precise testing environment for remotely controlled, autonomous vessels. The contract with Wärtsilä was signed in the 4th quarter of 2019.
Video Virtual Reality Marine Pilot Transfer Training Demo
published on 4 July 2020
Short demonstration highlighting key features of the VR Marine Pilot training simulation LWA Solutions have delivered for the Ports of Auckland.
Editors Note (4th July 2020):
This video shows the fantastic possibilities of virtual reality technology. Wonderful demo by Ports of Auckland. In respect for doing this amazing experiment. If somebody knows more about this or other interesting similar projects please leave a comment below and help us to complete information about virtual reality...
Video Nederlands Loodswezen: Instruction for Embarking & Debarking
published on 20 October 2021
Video Smart Sound Plymouth: Britain’s platform for innovative marine technology development
published on 30 June 2021
Dr James Fishwick, Head of Smart Sound Plymouth gives an introduction to Smart Sound Plymouth and explains how it can be accessed and the equipment available.
This is a recording of the webinar given on the 17th June and is the second in a programme of webinars organised by Plymouth City Council which showcases the thriving marine sector in Plymouth, UK.
You can view the full programme of webinars and register for them here:
Article German pilots establish the "Pilot Information Assistant - PIA" project
by Ship&Offshore DVV Media Group - published on 5 September 2019
Video Hvasser Pilot Station, Norway
published on 16 November 2020
Video Port of Stockton: River Pilots
published on 17 December 2019
The San Francisco Bar Pilots are one of the important cogs in our supply chain wheel. They are tasked with boarding the vessels eleven miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge via a rope ladder often in rough seas and taking control of the vessels en route to the Port of Stockton. Once on the bridge of the ship, the Pilot oversees navigation and ensures the safe passage of ships into the Bay and through the Delta until it is secured alongside its berth at the Port. Without these Pilots the...