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Furuno navigation solutions for expedition cruise ships

Furuno’s complete navigation solution has been selected and installed on two new Lindblad and National Geographic cruise ships.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The vessels Quest and Venture each feature FAR3210 and FAR3220 Radars, as well as two FMD3200 ECDIS consoles, GPS, AIS, GMDSS, VDR, and Doppler Speed Log systems. The electronic charts used in navigation displayed in the passenger lounge, allowing travellers to view the ship's location, speed and course in real time.

The vessels also offer an open bridge, allowing guests to visit the bridge and view the Furuno navigation suite.

Each ship is equipped with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) capable of recording high-definition video at depths of up to 1,000 feet.

The vessels were built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders on Whidbey Island, Washington, while the Furuno navigation solution was selected and installed by Mackay Marine's Project Management Group.{/mprestriction}

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