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Transas CEO Frank Coles opened the Transas Simulation User Conference in Singapore.

Maritime Simulation: Transas launches THESIS

More than 400 delegates representing maritime training centres, shipping companies, certification societies, maritime administrations, and suppliers from all over the world, gathered in Singapore for the IVth Simulation User Conference hosted by Transas. During his keynote speech, Frank Coles introduced THESIS, the Transas Harmonized Eco System of Integrated Solutions.  “Ship, ship operations office, training facilities around the world, and a properly created ship traffic control environment can all be connected to the ecosystem, effectively a community that is able to talk to one another.

Ralf Lehnert, VP for the Transas Academy (Photo: Transas)

Transas Academy Launched

Transas Academy launched during the Simulation User Conference 2016   Transas has launched its newly established Transas Academy, part of the company's THESIS, the Transas Harmonized Eco System of Integrated Solutions, during the Simulation User Conference (SimUC) which took place in Singapore on January 26-28.   According to Transas, the main purpose of the Transas Academy is to connect maritime stakeholders and provide them with integrated solutions and high quality content, helping them to bridge the gap between STCW and the required competency level. It facilitates all aspects of

Andrew Ward (Photo: APAC)

Transas Names Ward APAC Sales VP

As a part of its global restructure, Tranas has announced that Andrew Ward has joined the team as the Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific. Ward  succeeds Johan Gustavsson, who moves into the newly created role of a Vice President Global Customer Support.     Andrew Ward brings nearly two decades of sales experience in the commercial and defence markets, and in the oil and gas sector.   Ward  has a BA (Hons) In Business Administration and Marketing and began his career with Litton Marine Systems (now Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine). During 2007 - 2009 Ward worked at

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Simulation: Maritime Professional Training

companies, inland operators, port operators, pilot groups, large yachts, ferry operators, as well as government and military personnel.   MPT simulators include three FMSHS bridge simulators: two DP2 classed 240° HFOV and one 325° HFOV; four all weather simulators with Sperry ARPA and Transas ECDIS; six DP simulators integrated with ECDIS, single visual channels, ARPA, MT DP hardware panels, and manual controls; eight Transas GMDSS student stations; one Class A LCHS for petro, chemical, and LNG; one Class A ERS for diesel, steam turbine, and gas turbine; and six Tec-Sim student stations

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Simulation: CSMART

in its 44-year history. With that, Hans Hederstrom, Managing Director give overview of CSMART, one of the newest and richly appointed simulation centers on the planet.   Overview Carnival Corporation’s CSMART Academy has implemented a training environment concept in collaboration with the Transas Integrated Full Mission Simulation solution.    The simulators provide a wide array of programming and simulated exercises for various maritime scenarios. Working with the CSMART Academy team, Transas developed 12 cruise ship models and delivered 60 sailing areas and ports around the

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SUNY Maritime to Train NYC’s Next Ferry Captains

;s top notch classroom facilities and experienced maritime faculty. Among those facilities include two of SUNY Maritime’s interactive, 360-degree full-mission bridge simulators, which offer the real-world experience, look and feel of an actual NYC Ferry vessel thanks to software developed by Transas America. Simulator training will become a mandatory requirement for current and future captains, including refresher courses at least once a year. The first round of captain training got underway last week.    “Having a presence in such a prestigious institution that is not too

Kongsberg full mission engine room simulator, National University ‘Odessa Maritime Academy’ (Photo: ITF)

IMEC, ITF Invest $3 Mln in Ukraine Maritime Training

, along with the ITF’s affiliated union in Ukraine, the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU), were able to make a substantial investment there. In total more than $3 million has been invested in Ukraine by the social partners.    As a result, a full mission TRANSAS DP offshore simulator, GMDSS simulator suite, desktop engine room simulator suite and a full mission engine room simulator, have been inaugurated at the KSMA. This was followed by the inauguration of a full mission Kongsberg engine room simulator at the NU-OMA. Phase two of the investment will consist

Frank Coles, CEO, Transas  (Photo: Transas)

Transas CEO Coles Speaks on the Future for Seafarers

A message from Frank Coles, CEO of Transas on the International Day of the Seafarer. On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea for extended periods of time.   The future facing the maritime industry today is a very different one from when I first went to sea in 1977. Back then the sextant was King. Today the people working at sea are aided by countless new technologies and digital innovations which have had a huge impact, improving both operations and safety.   In this new environment, manning and

Transas CEO Frank Coles. (Photo: Transas)

Transas CEO Honored

Transas Chief Executive Frank Coles won ‘gold’ in the Most Influential People of the Year category of the 2017 Golden Bridge Business and Innovations Awards, an award which acknowledges his ability to communicate his vision for the maritime industry in the digital age. The Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peer recognition program based in San Francisco that honors the Best Companies, Products, Innovations, Management Teams, Executives and Influencers from around the globe. A master mariner and maritime lawyer by training, Coles was selected by the Golden Bridge judging

Frank Coles (Photo: Transas)

New CEO Takes the Helm at Transas

Frank Coles has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors for Transas Marine, a provider of equipment, software and system integration for the maritime industry.   A maritime business professional, Coles brings to the position leadership experience in maritime operations and technology. Coles recently served as an advisor to a number of blue chip private equity companies on maritime opportunities. Before that, he was the President of Inmarsat Maritime, and was previously CEO of Globe Wireless. After 12 years at sea, Coles spent five years as a maritime lawyer

Alan Leung (Photo: Nautisk)

Nautisk Bolsters Management Team in Asia

be tasked with growing Nautisk’s business in Asia and driving sales activities, while managing key accounts and dealing directly with customers.   Leung brings to his new role a background in the maritime industry, with a focus on sales and customer management. Formerly Sales Manager at Transas, Leung has also worked in customer sales for Hempel.   In addition, Lance Loo has been appointed Sales Manager for Singapore. Formerly in sales at Motion Smith, Loo will handle Nautisk’s sales accounts across Singapore, working directly with major customers to ensure that their navigational

Transas Collaborative Decision Making Platform uniting Ship, Fleet Operations, Training and Ship Traffic Control Image Transas

Wärtsilä acquires Transas

Wärtsilä announced today that it has acquired Transas, an innovative, digital solutions provider headquartered in the UK. This acquisition is a recognition of Transas’ strong position in the maritime technologies market and its technological leadership. The transaction will allow Transas to work within a global maritime company in delivering its solutions, bringing scale and value to the industry in need of innovation leadership.  Transas is a global market leader in marine navigation solutions that include complete bridge systems, digital solutions and electronic charts. The

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