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New Yacht/Tug Simulator commissioned in UK

SeaWays Europe Ltd Has commenced training using a brand new 360 degree tug simulator complete with real Damen ASD tug controls and equipment. TugSim is the latest in marine simulators featuring high quality graphics projected on to LCD screens in a unique all round simulator built by Transas Marine UK Ltd at Portsmouth.

The TugSim is part of a suite of simulators that can be linked up to provide realistic port operations training. Simulators can now provide realistic marine environments with exceptional visuals and accurate hydrodynamics. This simulator is about to leap ahead due to innovative Transas technology in 3D projection which for close in manoeuvring gives the vital depth perception . It will not be long before super yacht handling can be simulated allowing some in-expensive practice. See SeaWays Europe link.