Elizabeth, NJ – GlobalSim, Inc. announced today that it has finalized a contract with the New York Shipping Association and Port Newark Container Terminal to provide three Full Mission Simulators to train crane operators in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
“We navigated a rigorous selection process for over a year before selecting GlobalSim” remarks Barbara Blanton, NYSA Director of Training and Safety. “We’re confident the new simulators will enhance our training program and increase efficiencies at our Member Terminals.”
“The simulators are currently being built and will be commissioned in late summer” remarks Brad Ball, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for GlobalSim. “Once installed, the systems will be state-of-the-art and some the best crane simulators in the world.”
Jim Pelliccio, President and CEO of PNCT remarks “Port Newark Container Terminal is very pleased to add GlobalSim simulators, which will enhance our operational productivity, safety and training capabilities. The purchase of these simulators complements PNCT’s aggressive expansion and development activities, currently underway, at the largest port complex on the U.S. East Coast.”
GlobalSim, Inc. is a privately held company that develops training simulators for a variety of industries, including ports, construction, and the military. GlobalSim simulators for port cranes can be found on 5 continents and the company builds, supports and maintains these simulators through its headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. www.GlobalSim.com
New York Shipping Association represents its Members through the negotiation and implementation of fair collective bargaining agreements with the ILA, as well as, maximizing the efficiency, cost-competitiveness, safety and quality of marine cargo operations in the Port of New York and New Jersey. www.nysanet.org
The Port Newark Container Terminal is a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey infrastructure. Located on the Newark Bay in Port Newark, N.J., PNCT serves as the principal container shipping facility for goods entering and leaving the New York /Newark metropolitan area. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in New Jersey, PNCT will invest more than $500 million into the expansion before the year 2030. The expansion is expected to double the terminal capacity, creating significant economic growth within the region. www.pnct.net and www.portsamerica.com.