Maritime Simulation Institute's Training and Simulation Center in Newport (Middletown), Rhode Island is located in the Aquidneck Industrial Park off Aquidneck Avenue, three miles from downtown Newport.
The Newport Center houses three Full Mission Bridge Simulators, a 360° Tug Simulator, a Radar/ARPA lab, and an ECDIS lab. The four simulators are capable of operating separately or fully interactively.
In addition to the simulators, the Center has full support facilities including electronically equipped classrooms, conference rooms, learning feedback centers, and break rooms.
The Center is managed by Captain Rick Comeau and has a staff of seven full-time employees.
Maritime Simulation Institute Newport conducts maritime training, research, and port development studies.