Bjarne Rasmussen

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Virtual Reality Could be the Future of Arctic Navigation Training

By Bjarne Rasmussen 2018-07-01 22:40:18

Denmark's Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has published an Executive Order describing the training and qualification requirements for masters, officers and other personnel who are part of the guard on the bridge for ships operating in polar areas. The Danish Executive Order entered into force on July 1, 2018. These sections of the Executive Order are of particular note: Course providers and requirements for instructors qualifications § 6. In order to offer education and issue of qualifications, the...

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The Value of a 3D Arctic Simulator

By Bjarne Rasmussen 2016-06-07 00:33:48

I took the image above through a rotating window in the wheelhouse during a terrific storm in the icy waters off Antarctica. The memory of this moment remains in my vision and has fuelled my belief that creating an international 3D virtual reality crisis simulator would be of great benefit to the industry. Using such a simulator would combine rational knowledge with emotional response and thereby give students valuable experience in acting quickly and with timely care in an emergency...

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