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Northeast Maritime Institute signs agreement with Kongsberg Digital to deliver transformative cloud-based simulation for global maritime training
“By adding advanced simulation, we will be able to equip our graduates with a combination of knowledge, critical thinking, problem solving and confidence which is required to safely and efficiently operate, maintain and manage the vessels of today.”
Fairhaven, Massachusetts USA, December 10th, 2021 – Northeast Maritime Institute (NMI) is pleased to announce a signed partner agreement with Kongsberg Digital (KDI), based in Horten, Norway. This partner agreement includes the delivery of a range of K-Sim Connect cloud-based simulation applications by Kongsberg Digital. The dynamic learning system of Northeast Maritime Online (NEMO°) allows NMI students globally to utilize the cutting-edge K-Sim Connect applications of Kongsberg.
KDI’s K-Sim Connect digital platform is designed to enhance maritime education and training with their cutting-edge simulation solutions. The product library currently consists of engine management, cargo handling, Radar, ECDIS and route planning simulation solutions. The library will soon expand to include more applications in the navigation training domain.
In recent years, NMI has designed an online learning management system, which delivers a wide range of courses, reaching mariners across the globe. NEMO° has emerged as a leading transformative model for maritime education, training, simulation, examination, and certification. K-Sim Connect’s product library will provide NEMO° with comprehensive resources to ensure mariners receive the education they deserve.
“Our graduates are regarded as some of the best-equipped and hardest working in the maritime industry and we are therefore proud that this partnership with Kongsberg Digital will enable us to further enhance our course programs,” said Eric R. Dawicki, President and Chief Executive Officer at NMI. “By adding advanced simulation, we will be able to equip our graduates with a combination of knowledge, critical thinking, problem solving and confidence which is required to safely and efficiently operate, maintain and manage the vessels of today.”
Andreas Jagtøyen, Executive Vice President Digital Ocean, KDI commented, “The Northeast Maritime Institute is well respected in the industry and has developed an impressive subscription-based eLearning system, which has already helped thousands of mariners to develop and improve their skills, by adding K-Sim Connect simulation applications to NMI’s online course programs, professional mariners will experience engaging and realistic simulation of every aspect of ship management, without spending time away from home to enhance their qualifications.”
Read Kongsberg Digital’s Press Release here: https://www.kongsberg.com/digital/resources/news-archive/2021/KongsbergDigital-signs-contract-with-NMI/.