World Class Tug Master and Pilot Training,
Tugboat Simulation, Auditing and Assessments

Simulation and Training Facility

Outstanding centre 

Aiming to provide the best possible training experience, SeaWays Global has chosen a new simulation and training facility for its simulation-based
courses. A world-class training centre, located at the Transas Academy’s facilities at the Lakeside North Harbour in Portsmouth, boasts first class
equipment, latest software, newest technologies and highly realistic visualisation of the simulators.
Training facility houses the full range of Transas simulators, such as:

  • Full-Mission Bridge Simulators
  • Full Mission and part-task Tug Simulators
  • Full-Mission Engine Room Simulator
  • Large classrooms
  • Simulation briefing rooms


Tug Simulator

The Tug Simulator has been developed in conjunction with the Transas developers and comprises 360° vision via 44 LED screens and 31 computers to run the advanced software, Rolls Royce controls and electronics, ASD/ATD/CTS/VSP controls and genuine Damen hardware winch controls.

Realistically accurate hydrodynamic modeling and interaction capabilities between the ship and the tug allow SeaWays Global to perform 55 separate aspects of tug operations during the training.
Currently, SeaWays Global provides a variety of simulation-based training courses:

  • ASD-ATD Tug Handling
  • ASD-ATD Harbour Towage
  • Active Escort
  • Effective Use of ASD tugs for Pilots
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