Train operators to proficiency ahead of remote crane delivery.
The market’s only Remote Operating Station (ROS) desk simulator that integrates with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) control systems.
With the advent of remote cranes and other technology associated with terminal automation, operators need to develop new skills – as well as new reactions – in order to handle unforeseen events safely and effectively.
CM Labs’ Remote Operating Station Training Simulator gives trainees a unique opportunity to experience realistic crane operations and the control room environment, prior to equipment commissioning, or while the real equipment is being used for production.
CM Labs is the only simulator on the market that accurately replicates machine stability—providing real-world training opportunities to help reduce the risk of accidents and improve operator efficiency.
Remote STS, RMG, and RTG crane operations are gaining popularity in container terminals as an alternative that improves safety, operating ergonomics, and operator productivity.
By bringing simulation into the loop at the training stage, port terminals can eliminate errors, reduce operator incidents, and quickly identify and solve potential workflow gaps to ensure high productivity levels.
With the optional Instructor Operating Station (IOS), trainers can launch exercises for different controls and scenarios, inject faults such as snags, corner cast failures, inclement weather or disabled cameras, and engage in review sessions using the solution’s record-and-playback feature.
The ROS training solution is delivered as a fully functional operating desk with joysticks, buttons, a full-screen layout, and OEM controls. It simulates all crane functions, camera displays, and automated safety functions, as well as the terminal’s container management system.
It also includes a control system (with ship profiling system and other operator assist functions such as smart slowdown or anti-collision systems), industrial-grade computers to run the simulation software, and all the camera views available to the operator at actual ROS stations.
The fidelity of the ROS desk simulation is such that OEMs can also use the simulator during the product development process to validate PLC logic.
With its ability to integrate with existing control systems, the ROS simulator is not just a training solution – it is also a powerful engineering tool for control system development, workstation ergonomics, and more. By reducing reliance on costly physical prototypes, innovation can be brought to market even faster.
With swappable controls, flexible configuration options, and industrial-grade hardware, CM Labs offers a family of scalable port simulator hardware platforms that can grow with your requirements and budget.
The IOS enables instructors to initiate Vortex Port Equipment Simulator exercise sessions and engage trainees by exposing them to the types of variable conditions they will experience in the real world.
Train operators to proficiency ahead of remote crane delivery, with the market’s only Remote Operating Station (ROS) desk simulator that integrates with OEM control systems.
Training and assessment anywhere with CM Labs’ Mobile Training Center.
Simplify integration of your simulator, with guidane for set up, start-up, and beyond.
From ship-to-shore and ship pedestal cranes, to reachstacker and other cargo handling equipment, we offer a wide range of ports and container terminal equipment training simulators that can run on a single hardware platform.
Realistic simulators are an effective tool to evaluate and assess operators for both efficiency and safety. Tracking vital metrics across the entire training scenario, instructors can review statistics after completion, allowing for detailed after-action reviews and reporting.
“Having the simulator really does ensure that after three weeks, people are getting through the training system. It eliminates the opportunity cost of having a non-skilled operator on site.”
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“What stands out about the simulator? Flexibility — the simulator can create a range of different conditions for trainees."
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