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    STS Crane Simulator

    Increase operator productivity and develop safe lifting practices with the Vortex STS Crane Simulator

STS Crane Simulator

The Vortex STS crane simulator provides the tools you need to train operators to reach safety and productivity standards faster. Focused on the skills needed to work with ships of all sizes, this training simulator helps train effective operators by providing transferable hands-on training without disrupting regular operations.Discover why Vortex simulators have been chosen by ports and terminals around the world.
Panamax STS Crane Simulator - Simulateur de Grue de Conteneur

STS Crane Simulator Features

Simulateur de Grue de Conteneur - Panamax STS Crane Simulator

Competency Based Training

The Vortex STS crane simulator learning program is focused on demonstrating skills and aptitudes required for effective operations. By aiming for the development of verifiable safe and efficient operation skills, training ensures a fluid transition to the terminal:
  • Progressive, skill centric learning programs from skills familiarization to advanced lifting techniques
  • Multiple load types, from 20′ to 45′ containers to breakbulk to liquid storage containers
  • Realistic terminal traffic and machine-to-machine interactions
  • Variable machine faults, weather, and wind conditions

True-to-Life Simulation

The Vortex STS crane simulator accurately reproduces equipment behavior, based on load charts and specifications from crane manufacturers. It simulates:
  • Gantry, trolley and boom movement
  • Spreader system (20’, 40′, 45’, OOG, & overheight containers)
  • Hoisting system and rigging
  • Bulk handling
  • Integrated machine control system
Simulateur de Grue de Conteneur - STS Crane Simulator
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Flexible for Unique User Needs

The STS crane simulator offers flexible customization options that allow the crane simulation to be adjusted to customer needs and capabilities:
  • Scenario editor: Create new scenarios in line with evolving training needs
  • Crane performance: Adjust and tune cranes to specific capabilities (accelerations, max speeds, joystick deadband)
  • Scoring: Set customer-specific, objective scoring criteria for each scenario
  • Branding: Customer logos can be integrated within the environment, on the cranes, and on after-action reports
  • Further customizations: Available upon request

Equipment training packs

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 apprentices-in-training 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.

Vortex Ports hardware platforms

With swappable controls, flexible configuration options, and industrial-grade hardware, CM Labs offers a family of scalable Vortex port simulator hardware platforms that can grow with your requirements and budget.

Instructor Operating Station

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.

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