Cirebon, 18 February 2015 – VSTEP will deliver and install a NAUTIS DNV Class A Full Mission Bridge Simulator at the Maritime Academy of Cirebon in Indonesia. The new simulator will be used to provide certified maritime training and education in accordance with the latest international standards.
The Full Mission Bridge simulator is compliant with the Class A DNV Standards for Certification No. 2.14 for Maritime Simulator Systems and IMO model courses 1.22 and 1.32 and provides a 240° horizontal field of view. Following installation of the simulator, the academy instructors will receive extensive simulator instructor and maintenance training from VSTEP.
Robin Lim, Business Development Manager, VSTEP Asia Pacific: “We are proud to be working with one of the leading official maritime academies in the region. The new NAUTIS DNV Class A simulators will provide the academy students with a realistic, highly efficient training solution that allows them to immerse, prepare and learn in full compliance with maritime regulations. Our engineers will deliver and install the simulator in April 2015 and will be working closely together with the Cirebon Academy Staff.”
The Maritime Academy of Cirebon, also known in the region as AMC, is the national higher education institution founded in 1986 by the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture of Indonesia. The principal task of the AMC is to educate and train high school graduates to be officers and harbor cruise professionals. The AMC assists the government in meeting the need for highly qualified seafarers.
The NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator will allow the academy to expand its training curriculum with IMO and DNV certified simulator training courses.
VSTEP is an ISO 9001:2008 certified developer of simulators and virtual training software. VSTEP creates simulators that allow people to build their skills in a practical and cost effective way. VSTEP has several core product lines, focusing on virtual incident command training for first responders (RescueSim), maritime training solutions for the civilian & military maritime industry (NAUTIS), training simulators to prepare camera operators to identify suspect human behavior before a crime or terrorist attack takes place (EyeObserve) and Crowd Control Trainers providing police commanders and training managers with an effective training tool for crowd-related incidents and demonstrations (Crowd Control Trainer). www.vstepsimulation.com