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Wärtsilä integrated navigation systems for four new cruise vessels

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.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum system being delivered comprises 12 multifunction workstations for combined displays of ARPA radar, ECDIS conning and dynamic positioning operations, in addition to those for automatic steering and voyage planning.

The scope of navigation equipment being supplied also includes the subsidiary sensors, as well as associated communications facilities with GMDSS A3 equipment.

An integrated dynamic positioning system will additionally be installed alongside the bridge systems, with three workstations providing access to the cruise software from the main bridge and from both bridge wings, while each vessel will also be equipped with Wärtsilä UPS (uninterrupted power supply) systems.{/mprestriction}

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