Kongsberg simulator for NZ institute

11 Apr 2014
Kongsberg K-Sim will boost NMIT's training capabilities

Kongsberg K-Sim will boost NMIT's training capabilities

Kongsberg Maritime is to deliver the latest version of its Engine Room Simulator (ERS), K-Sim Engine, to a new Applied Technology Facility at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) in New Zealand.

The scope of supply includes a Full Mission K-Sim Engine simulator with 15 student stations and an advanced instructor station. NMIT will have four engine room models, enabling delivery of a diverse programme of high quality training across multiple engine and vessel types.

“As NMIT’s first ERS, K-Sim Engine is a significant boost to its training capabilities,” he added.  said Tone-Merete Hansen, global sales manager, Kongsberg Maritime.

The new three-story Applied Technology Facility at NMIT will feature a mixture of learning and teaching facilities including classrooms, workshops, simulation suites, informal student spaces and staff offices.  

A state-of-the-art maritime engine room training simulator suite has been specifically designed to accommodate the K-Sim Engine simulator.

“K-Sim Engine is an established yet advanced training tool that will help NMIT, through its new Applied Technology Facility, become the leading engine room training provider in New Zealand,” he added.  

A Long term Service and Support Programme (LTSSP) will ensure the simulator are maintained and upgraded as and when Kongsberg develops a new functionality, ensuring NMIT can provide training using the latest certified technology.

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