As of August 2017 Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE, the maritime simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As the Manager for Navigation, Steve will be responsible for overseeing all training and assessments on the various full mission bridge simulators that will be installed at the 5,000m² center.
Prior to joining SIMWAVE Steve worked for eight years at Warsash Maritime Academy, where he was head of bridge simulation. Having served for 21 years as an officer in the Royal Navy in a variety of roles, he still serves at sea as a reserve officer, where he assesses the Royal Marine Landing Craft Cadre in navigation.
“We are happy to have Steve on board” comments Marcel Kind, Managing Director of SIMWAVE, “Steve is an important addition to our team of world class experts and contributes to the high level knowledge and services we are offering our customers”.
With a wide portfolio of command and leadership experience, Steve served, amongst others, as the Queens Harbor Master (Portland), and was Head of Royal Navy diving training at the Defense Diving School.
In addition to being a qualified teacher and university lecturer, Steve completed his MSc in Leadership and Management in 2015 and is currently working towards his PhD in human error in the maritime domain with the Open University. He is a Member of the Honorable Company of Master Mariners, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and an Associate Fellow of the Royal institute of Navigation. He is also a panel member of the Maritime Advisory Board of CHIRP, an international confidential hazardous incident reporting program that shares knowledge globally to improve maritime safety.
Simwave is a Netherlands based company active in operating comprehensive maritime simulation training centers equipped with simulators based on world-leading simulation technology. Simwave operates globally and independently and fully relieves customers by running best-of-class facilities. It is a one stop shop for certified maritime training, pilot training, assessment and applied research.
Simwave offers a truly unique service to the shipping industry called ‘Simulator as a service’. From now on it is easy to book a simulator or several different interfaced simulators to train or assess your crew under your own private label. Our centers are open 24/7 and by employing the best mathematician in ship modeling and a team of visual database developers, we offer maritime companies facilities where they can use their own ships in their specific port-environment. Bring your own instructors, we take care of all technical, operational, didactical and hospitality support.
Our first center will open in 2017 in the Rotterdam area and the second center will be in Singapore in 2018
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