Centre for Marine Simulation

About Us

In operation since 1994, the Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) is an industrial arm of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI). Operating under MI's School of Maritime Studies, CMS combines its unique North Atlantic location, world-class simulation technology, and industry-driven expertise to solve the toughest simulation problems for its clients.

The Centre is located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador and the forefront of Canada's ocean technology industry. The city boasts one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive concentrations of ocean technology organizations anywhere in Canada.

As a centre of excellence, CMS responds to a variety of requests ranging from ship manoeuvring and procedural trials, performance examination and improvements, and customized training to operational efficiency reviews, marine equipment testing, and port design evaluation.

Its clients are globally based and come from a variety of maritime sectors: commercial shipping, oil and gas, port operations, civil engineering, environmental, marine policy and regulation and more.

View the CMS brochure and the promotional video below for an overview of the Centre's facilities and capabilities.