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Professional Development - Ship Simulation

About this course

Offering operators of floating production storage offshore (FPSO) facilities the opportunity to conduct their mooring procedures in a range of realistic conditions, this five day course is designed and conducted in close liaison with the client, ensuring a bespoke product is delivered in order to meet a company’s exacting demands in terms of their procedures and drills. 

With a mix of turret or spread moored target FPSOs, mooring masters and pilots can be challenged in a variety of ways, ranging from variable weather conditions including solitrons, to parting hawsers and tug other related issues.

Course delivery location

From 1 June 2019, this course will be delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information. 

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course information





Teaching methods

Practical teaching in the bridge simulator.

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