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Training@ KPA-Kwality Professional Academy

KNK Group has achieved another important milestone by coming up with the innovative 360 Tug steering Simulator for Tug Handlers.Capt Sandeep Mehta, CEO Mundra Port and special economic Zone inaugurated the one of its kind simulator in India at Kwality Professional Academy on 19th Oct 2007.

  • Kwality Professional Academy aims to provide robust training to master mariners for the understanding and maneuverability of tugs.
  • This is a 4-D application that shows visuals and sound on large LCD screens. The system is an exact replica of the real tug. A master mariner will learn how to operate this by using the joystick that works in combination for steering and speed control.
  • A very important aspect that is taken care of by this training is SAFETY. Trained handlers operating these tugs make the ports, offshore and territorial waters safer. Also, quality of officers and crew manning harbors tugs will improve to International Standards
  • The simulator can be customized to generate the variable parameters like different sea conditions and climatic changes, which might affect visibility and movement of the tug. As a result of this the tug handlers get accustomed to handling real life situations like ships in distress, adverse weather conditions, accidents. It also improves time effectiveness and improved productivity of handlers.
  • And last but not the least, it is of immense importance to us businessmen – the commercial viability.