FLOPEC, Ecuador plans major expansion of its Simulator complex using ARI simulators

Flopec (Empresa Pública Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana) is a maritime hydrocarbons transporter major from Ecuador. Flopec’s expansion plans include upgrading its existing training centre. Flopec has selected ARI Simulation through a global tendering process. The multi-simulator complex is expected to be operational beginning 2017.

The multi-simulator complex will include the following simulators:

  • Primary and Secondary Bridge simulator (full mission) – DNV compliant
  • Full mission Engine Room Simulator
  • Multi-function classroom with 12 stations operating Liquid Cargo handling simulator, GMDSS and ERS
  • Specialised modules include ICE, STS, BNWAS, dynamic positioning function on primary bridge, fishing module, interoperability between Bridge and Engine room simulator, etc.