Company history year by year
- 1990 – Transas Ltd founded.
- 1991 – Transas office opens in Southampton, UK.
- 1992 – Transas participates in the international forum SMM’92 Exhibition in
- 1993 – Company’s annual turnover surpasses 1 million US dollars.
- 1994 – Representative office opens in Hamburg, Germany.
- 1995 – Transas representative offices start active operation in Sweden, USA,
Holland and France. Transas takes part in International Aviation and Space Salon
MAKS-95. First overseas installation of a full-mission navigational simulator in
IDESS Training Centre, Philippines.
- 1996 – Transas electronic chart system is used by the crew of MIR space
orbital station. Transas marine navigation systems are installed on 117 patrol
ships according to the Swedish Combat Boat-90 project.
- 1997 – Transas companies in St.Petersburg and Southampton are certified for
conformity to the international ISO-9001 and ISO-9002 quality standards.
- 1998 – Transas is awarded Lloyd’s List Honorary Diploma “for Outstanding and
Consistent Contribution to Training”. Major simulator projects are successfully
completed in South Korea and UK. Transas Aviation is registered.
- 1999 – Transas is the first company in the world to receive an international
ECDIS Type Approval Certificate. Transas Vessel Traffic Management Systems are
delivered to major Russian and ex-USSR ports.
- 2000 – Company’s annual turnover exceeds 45 million US dollars. The number
of Transas employees worldwide exceeds 700 people.
- 2001 – 18 million US dollars VTS contract for 10 ports in the Gulf of
Finland is signed.
- 2002 – The first helicopter simulator installed at JSC SPARC (Russia).
Certification of the first avionics product (AMMS).
- 2003 – Construction of Transas office in Saint Petersburg (total area – 12
000 sq.m.) is completed. The International Transas Headquarters was established
in Cork, Ireland.
- 2004 – Certification of conventional avionics product (TAWS). Order for the
simulation complex for JSC Gazpromavia is received. The virtual reality
infotainment complex “Trans-Force” is launched.
- 2005 – Annual Transas Group turnover reaches the sum of 78,7 mln USD.
Latvia AIS Network project is completed.
- 2006 – Transas becomes one of the first residents of NEUDORF, The Special
Economic Zone (SEZ) in St.Petersburg, Russia. The first Trilateral (Russia,
Finland, Estonia) distance simulated training exercise of crisis management in
the Gulf of Finland conducted expanding the new horizons in safety industry.
TRANSAS gains World’s first INS class C type-approval certificate for
Hyundai-Transas intelligent Bridge System. Annual Transas Group turnover reaches
160 mln USD.
- 2007 - Transas supplies 139 ECDIS systems to the Indian Navy fleet. Transas signs a prestigious contract for the supply of a VTMS system for the Port of Mombasa in Kenya and completes a project to supply the Spanish AIS Network. MITAGS, one of the biggest American Marine Institutes, opens its Marine Simulation Technology Centre equipped with Transas Full Mission Shiphandling Simulator. Transas begins to equip world’s northernmost training centre in Maloy (Norway) with Full Mission Bridge Simulator. At the end of 2007 Transas presents new generation of onboard systems: a new 4000 series of Navi-Sailor ECDIS 4000 Multifunction Display, Navi-Radar 4000 MFD (Chart-Radar) and vector-based Navi-Conning.
Transas develops a Level D full flight Mi-8MTV helicopter simulator with a 6 DOF motion platform system for Europe’s biggest Training Centre in Ostafyevo, under contract with Gazpromavia. Transas, as a developer and manufacturer of aircraft equipment, presents one of the company’s new projects: Multi-purpose Unmanned Aerial Vehicle systems for civil application.
- 2008 – Transas’ latest generation of onboard systems (4000 series) gain BSH and DNV certification. UKHO and Transas announce partnership agreement: every future Transas ECDIS will be pre-loaded with AVCS data, tailored to the needs of Transas customers and optimised for use on Transas ECDIS. Transas fits Navi-Sailor ECDIS to 25 newbuild vessels for Columbia Ship Management (CSM), Cyprus; sizeable deliveries of onboard electronics also completed in Greece, Cyprus, Denmark and UK..
Transas receives an order to supply, install and commission a Vessel Traffic Management Information system for Bahrain port and ISPS Surveillance System to VEBA Oil Operations B.V. in Libya .
Full-mission navigational and ERS simulation systems delivered to Royal New Zealand Navy, Swedish Navy, and German University Of Applied Sciences in Flensburg; and to Korean, Indonesian, Taiwanese and Polish maritime training centres. Transas full mission bridge simulator in the North Cape is officially opened in Norway.
The Iliushin Finance Co (the major Russian supplier of civil aircraft) commissions Transas to develop a complete set of training centre instructional media for flight personnel of the new АN-148 jet aircraft. The full suite of Transas flight simulators and Computer Based Training (CBT) programmes are in use at the UTAir training centre, Spark training centre, Gazpromavia training centre, and Omsk Flight College.
The Trans-Force network of Interactive Theatres & Restaurants now boasts 5 centres open to the public, and a further 15 under construction.
Transas Group annual turnover exceeded USD 200,000,000 in 2008, with the company’s annual growth estimated at 20-25% per year.