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Radio Holland supplies Nav/Com package for catamaran ferry

Radio Holland has received an order for a navigation & communication package for a 250-passenger, aluminium catamaran ferry built by Thecla Bodewes Shipyards, Netherlands.  

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The ferry, which will operate between the German Wadden islands, has been designed by Conoship International and is being built for Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum (WDR).

The WDR catamaran will be equipped with the Furuno X-Band Chart Radar FAR-3210 and the X-Band Radar FAR-1518 with high-speed radar scanners, as well as a Phontech Public Address/intercom system.

Theunis Eelkema, sales manager, Radio Holland Delfzijl office, said: “Because this vessel has a special class notation as a lightweight, seagoing vessel and it is a new Conoship design, we cooperated closely with the yard and customer to ensure the specifications and scope of supply are ideally suited for this extraordinary ship. This specific scope of supply and a tight integration with the ships electrical installation ensures the ferry can sail with a 3-man crew. Radio Holland will supply a complete Nav/Com package, an important part being Furuno equipment.” 

The project will be executed in 10 weeks with expected delivery in Q1 2019.{/mprestriction}

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