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Cunard's Queen Victoria uses SAM navigation equipment

  • Thursday, 29 November 2007 | News

The Fincantieri-built 90,000gt Queen Victoria is due to be named in Southampton by the Duchess of Cornwall accompanied by the Prince of Wales in December.

It is designed to DNV NAUT AW and LR IBS standards and features high levels of system redundancy. The complete assembly supplied by SAM functionally integrates radar, ECDIS and autopilot operations.

In a track mode, planned routes and turn radii can be steered with an accuracy of better than half the beam of own ship using precise position and speed measurement sensors. An earlier NACOS model has been in service aboard Cunard's QE2 for a number of years.

Other equipment onboard includes a Damatic DNA Integrated Automation System (IAS) produced by Valmarine of Norway in collaboration with APSS of Italy, both associate members of SAM Electronics Group.

Similar modular Damatic IAS systems have also been commissioned for six other liners presently under construction by Fincantieri on behalf of Carnival Group companies.

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