Full Mission Bridge Simulator “POLARIS”, produced by Kongsbers AS, class А , according to the DNV was installed at BMTC in 2003.
15 different ship models, 10 sailing areas are available and different competencies and tasks can be trained and solved in sophisticated training envirionment.
Simulator consists of 6 bridges, which have diffrent visualisation - main bridge has and 9 pannels displaying different ship systems and parametres. Secondary bridge visualizations is on plazma screen and has electronic charts consoles, radar and ARPA. Additional 4 bridges, equipped with 21' monitors also have electronic charts, ARPA and Radar installed.
Sumulator is upgraded and maintained in accordance with LTSSP with provider on a regular bases and ensures exellent training environment for BTM, BTRM, SHM, Operational Use of ECDIS, Navigation Skills development courses, for assessment professional skills and competency of navigation officers, etc .
Integration of Full Mission Bridge Simulator with Engine Room Simulator in 2011, allow to conduct complex training of navigating and engine officers and to fulfill the latest requirements and amendments of the STCW'78, as amended.