Filter content by area of interest
Ports & Terminals
Port AuthoritiesContainerBulkBreakbulk/General CargoRo-Ro/AutomotiveGTOs
Cargo Handling Equipment
STS CranesYard CranesMobile CHERo-Ro EquipmentBreakbulk EquipmentLow ThroughputBulk Handling Equipment
Shipping & Logistics
Container ShippingBreakbulk/General CargoRo-Ro ShippingDry Bulk ShippingLiquid cargoesLogistics
ICT
TOSPlanning & Optimisation TechnologyWiFiMobile ComputingPort Community SystemsAsset Tracking & Monitoring
Automation
Automated EquipmentGate AutomationRemote ControlProcess Automation
Multimodal
RailInland WaterwaysShortsea ShippingRoadAir-Cargo
Container Industry
Container manufactureContainer leasingRepair/StorageTradingConversion/Innovation
Refrigeration
Operations/TransportContainer leasingEquipmentM&R/Storage
Breakbulk
General cargoProject Cargo/Heavy LiftForest productsRo-Ro/AutomotiveAgribulks
Safety & Security
InsuranceHazardous cargoLashings/SecuringLegal/Regulatory
Civil Engineering
Port & terminal construction/designCivil & Consulting EngineersDredging & ReclamationMooring & FenderingLightingPaving & Surfacing
Environment
Business
InsuranceLegal/RegulatoryAppointments/PeopleMergers/Acquisitions/RestructuringFinance/Financial ResultsTrade & Professional AssociationsBusiness/Commerce Miscellaneous
 View all Topics View all Topics A-Z
More View all Topics View all Topics A-Z

You are viewing 1 of your 1 guest articles


register  or  login  for full access to online news

Two for GlobalSim

GlobalSim has delivered a new STS crane simulator in Baltimore and won an order for a straddle carrie simulator in New Zealand.

Linked InTwitterFacebookeCard
Two for GlobalSim

In the USA, the port of Baltimore is now using a GlobalSim simulator as part of its training for STS crane drivers. The US$500,000 unit was purchased by the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore. Trainees from the international Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) spend two weeks in the simulator before getting time in a real crane. With the simulator the port hopes to reduce the time taken to train a crane diver to just 6-8 weeks.

 

In New Zealand GlobalSim, Inc.has won a new contract to deliver a straddle carrier simulator to the Port of Tauranga in 2020.

 

Tauranga is a straddle carrier terminal handling over 1M TEU a year, and continuing to grow its business. “GlobalSim will deliver a straddle carrier in a ten (10) 4k display Full Mission Simulator included with virtual reality functionality and a hand-eye-foot-coordination testing device,” GlobalSim said.

 

The simulator is based on a Kalmar straddle carrier, and will include custom operator controls from the original equipment manufacturer, all motion control components, and GlobalSim’s proprietary 3 degrees of freedom (DOF) motion base. The port has specified a “custom world” replica of its own terminal, a full instructor station for interactive training, and GlobalSim’s “scenario editor” and student database.

 

“Working with a port like Tauranga who is looking to expand, allows us to help them in that process” said Brad Ball, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at GlobalSim. “We are confident in our ability to deliver the customisations they have asked for in the simulator” .

Linked InTwitterFacebookeCard

You may also be interested in...

ZPMC moves in

Bunking up the logs for easy moves

Pulp facts to the fore in Montevideo

Hyster clamps up on reel handling

Sizing up the breakbulk market

Getting on the intermodal track

Related Stories

CM Labs launches new MHC training pack

New MHC training environment can run on any CM Labs simulator

CM Labs launches new simulator training pack

New STS Crane Simulator Training Pack joins CM Labs’ Vortex line up of crane and...

Automated straddle testing on display in Auckland

The first two truck lanes in Auckland’s automation project are now in live testi...

Another 72m outreach Liebherr crane at DCT Gdansk

Just as DCT Gdansk played host to the world’s largest container vessel, the 23,8...
Linked In
Twitter