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Certification of Maritime Simulator Systems


A new standard stipulating requirements for the performance of maritime simulator systems has been developed. The purpose of the standard is to ensure that the simulations provided by any maritime simulator include an appropriate level of physical and behavioural realism in accordance with recognised training/assessment objectives.

Det Norske Veritas (DNV) introduced this new certification service for maritime simulator systems at the MARSIM 2000 conference in Orlando, Florida a few days ago. The purpose is derived from the STCW Convention (IMO International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 as amended in 1995) which states that a simulator used under certain conditions shall fulfil some general performance requirements. However, there is currently a lack of common understanding as to how to interpret those requirements. Consequently, it is unclear to what extent different types of simulators can be used for training and the assessment of competencies defined in the STCW Convention.

It is the responsibility of the Maritime Administration in each country to approve simulators used for training/assessment under certain conditions. The DNV Standard will be regarded as an industry standard, which may be acknowledged by the relevant Maritime Administration. The certification of a particular simulator system will result in a product certificate valid for 5 years. The initial process to achieve this certificate can be divided into two parts - a document review and a set of practical tests.


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