With our partner Seaways Consultants, we provide training for ASD and RotorTug vessels. The training course is designed for mates and masters wishing to move into the towage market place.
The BMSC has worked with many port authorities, engineering firms and infrastructure owners to perform simulation studies to evaluate new port developments in both green and brownfield environments.
The Broome Maritime Simulation Centre is based at the North Regional TAFE's campus in Broome, Western Australia. The Centre specialises in state of the art maritime simulation services for new and existing ports. Providing services for the research and design phases of new port development through to the operational procedures for existing port operators, the BMSC has carried out numerous projects for Australian and international clients over the past 4 years.
The facility runs a Transas NTPRO5000 simulator that conforms to International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Class A compliant, certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). The Transas system raises the standard of the BMSC to a world class simulation center. The BMSC consists of 2 bridges, which can be configured as a Full Mission Ship Bridge and a Tug Bridge, or 2 Tug Bridges. The bridges contain real ship controls and gauges as well as additional soft panels and controls on the conning station.
We provide services to a number of different client types involved in the maritime industry, especially vessel and infrastructure owners, engineering companies, port authorities and individual maritime professionals. Past clients include BHP Billiton, Chevron, OMSA, CSL, DEME, AEComm, Jacobs, Worley Parsons, Pibara Port Authority and Kimberley Port Authority