In co-operation with the firm Virtech AS, Østensjø Rederi, has developed a simulator-based familiarization for their vessel Edda Fauna.

The research has been a collaborative process together with the research department at Stord/Haugesund University College ( Students from the college, as well as students from Karmsund Technical College, participated in conducting experiment rounds on board the vessel. The preliminary conclusion may indicate that the HSE simulator does a similar job as traditional familiarisation. The result will be available in autumn.

And the winner is….

To those students who participated with their feedback in this research, Østensjø Rederi promised two prizes of NOK 10.000, -. The picture shows Assistant Professor Sturle D. Tveit (HSH), and Competence and Recruitment Manager Jorunn Henriksen (Østensjø Rederi) during the draw.

The lucky winners were;

  • Hanne Tvedt, HSH
  • Andreas Jentoft Helgeland, Karmsund.