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Smartship Australia is a centre of excellence in advanced human factors based maritime training, supported by full mission high-fidelity simulation.

A view from a Smartship simulator

Smartship Australia is a purpose built, modern facility providing ample space to house five simulators, training rooms, debriefing rooms and passive recreation for centre users. Facilities include:

  • clients lounge and dining rooms
  • wi-fi for visitors
  • fully equipped training rooms with facilities to playback all simulator scenarios
  • showers and change rooms.

The 5 simulators comprise:

  • primary full-mission bridge (FMB) simulator – 16 m diameter with 360° field of view (FOV) including connected bridge wings
  • secondary FMB simulator – 12 m diameter with 240° FOV and rear monitors for astern view
  • tug simulator with 360° FOV and ability to simulate all tug propulsion systems including rotor configuration
  • two part-task simulators for general training – 120° FOV
  • all simulators equipped with navigation and command system NACOS 65-5 from SAM Electronics
  • Simulator software and hardware delivered by FORCE Technology.

The simulators can be operated independently or integrated in any arrangement depending on training needs.

The location of Smartship Australia

Smartship is a unique training tool where emphasis has been put on an efficient transfer of skills through very realistic simulations of:

  • ship manoeuvrability
  • port and fairways
  • environmental factors such as wind, current, tide, rain, fog and day/night conditions
  • equipment malfunctions
  • top quality high-definition visuals.
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Smartship Australia

Da Vinci 3.03, Boronia Road
Brisbane Airport Qld 4009

Phone: +61 7 3358 9300