ECA wins bridge simulator contract in Indonesia
ECA Group has won a contract from the Sapta Samudra Maritime Academy in Indonesia to supply a Mistral 4000 bridge simulation system, the company announced on 22 September.
The system is comprised of one instructor station that generates and controls the exercise, one main bridge for realistic bridge team training and three student consoles equipped with virtual bridge for basic single operator training.
Mistral 4000 is an interactive multifunctional bridge simulator designed to enable the learning of manoeuvring techniques in a realistic and dynamic environment. The system provides accelerated training in a safe and controlled environment, including emergency response and shipboard procedures training.
Installation and acceptance testing of the Mistral 4000 is expected to take place in January 2018.
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