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Wärtsilä to provide navigation systems for RoRo ferries

The vessels are being built at the FSG yard in Germany The vessels are being built at the FSG yard in Germany

Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical packages, including its Nacos Platinum navigation system, for four new RoRo ferries being built at the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) yard in Germany.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The vessels have been contracted by SIEM RoRo Carriers, with two to be chartered to Denmark's DFDS and two to EKOL of Turkey.

The full Wärtsilä scope of supply, from its SAM Electronics range, includes the Nacos Platinum navigation and automation systems, electrical systems engineering and project management, supply and installation of the cables and equipment, external and internal communication systems, energy distribution, the lighting system, and the engine control room consoles.

The first equipment is scheduled for delivery during summer 2016.

“Wärtsilä SAM Electronics are fully familiar with the products and support required for these vessels, having repeated installations on these RoRo's for many years. With the full integration and repeat of the systems, we expect an improvement in efficiency and reduction in risk,” said Alex Gregg-Smith, managing director of FSG.{/mprestriction}

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