Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to supply a range of integrated automation, navigation and dynamic positioning equipment to four new cruise ships, two under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, and two being built at Meyer Turku in Finland.
JRC reports that it has installed the world’s smallest IMO compliant Solid State S-band radar with 8-ft antenna for the high speed car/passenger ferry Lake Express.
Radio Holland has completed two bridge refit contracts for Holland America Line on the cruise ships Oosterdam and Prinsendam, following on from similar refit work on M/S Noordam and Westerdam in 2014 and 2015.
Four new fast ferries in Australia, owned and managed by Manly Ferries and operating in the waters of Sydney Harbour, will be equipped with Simrad bridge equipment under a new agreement.
Simrad has launched its 27-inch M5027 optically bonded HD LCD monitor for the commercial marine market, designed to meet the colour calibration requirements of ECDIS systems and the size requirements of 320mm CAT1 radar systems.
Simrad has launched its new CAT 3 Radar System for the commercial shipping market.
Wärtsilä is to supply two new cruise vessels being built for US-based Seabourn Cruise Line with a range of navigation, automation and sensor systems, as well as consoles for the bridge and engine control room, including a video wall.
Alphatron Marine and its Italian distributor SIRM have signed an agreement with the Azienda del Consorzio Trasporti Veneziano (ACTV) for the delivery of 40 river radars for public transport lines in Venice, Italy.
Furuno has introduced a new solid-state radar with pulse compression and Doppler frequency shift sensing technology, the DRS4D-NXT.
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