The following is the text of a news release from Resolve Marine Group:
(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) (Nov. 12, 2013) – Resolve Maritime Academy announced today that Norwegian Cruise Line has selected Resolve to be their preferred provider of all simulator-based training courses, along with additional safety courses, which are set to begin in February at Resolve Maritime Academy’s Simulation Training Center in Fort Lauderdale. A leader in maritime emergency response and safety training, Resolve offers customized simulation courses and marine safety training programs for all sectors of the maritime industry.
“Resolve’s state of the art facility utilizes the same equipment as we have on our ships, which makes it a perfect place to conduct simulation training for our officers,” said Svein Sleipnes, senior vice president of marine operations for Norwegian Cruise Line. Norwegian’s simulation training was previously conducted in Holland.
Utilizing leading simulation technology, the suite of courses will be taken primarily by Norwegian Cruise Line Officers and include a five-day customized Bridge Resource Management course using Norwegian Cruise Line-specific policies and procedures.
“Resolve Maritime Academy is proud to be named Norwegian Cruise Line’s preferred provider of Simulation Training. To the greatest extent possible, we make all efforts to customize our training to incorporate the policies and procedures of our clients. We look forward to working with Norwegian Cruise Line to assist them in developing realistic and relevant training that enhances the safety at sea for all passengers and crew,” said Denise Johnston, Director of Resolve Maritime Academy.
Resolve Maritime Academy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RESOLVE Marine Group, offers the maritime industry’s most realistic training in safety, simulation, and emergency response. The Academy is organized into two groups: Fire & Safety and Simulation. The area of Fire & Safety specializes in shipboard fire and damage control, as well as response training in safety and hazardous materials. The area of Simulation specializes in bridge resource management, ship handling, and integrated systems training. Simulation instructors utilize state-of-the-art technology such as an interconnected, full mission bridge and engine simulator, a bridge wing, mini-bridges, and generic- or type-specific ECDIS training. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Resolve Maritime Academy is a DNV-certified training center. For more information visit www.resolveacademy.com.