Panamax STS Crane Simulator- port crane equipment

Train Real Skills & Competencies

The Vortex Panamax 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.

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Panamax STS Crane Simulator Features

Panamax STS Crane Simulator

Competency Based Training

The Vortex Panamax STS 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
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True-to-Life Simulation

The Vortex Panamax 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
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Flexible to Unique User Needs

The panamax STS 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
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Complete training solutions for port operations

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.

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Vortex Ports hardware platforms

Vortex simulators represent the most advanced, realistic training solutions available today. One simulator can train across all equipment types, and flexible display options mean you can start on the desktop, or engage trainees with full immersion.

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