Marine link
 
Articles - Navigation - History

STN Atlas Offers New Navaid Development- Supplies VTS To Sweden

STN Atlas Elektronik has made new navaid developments which include Chartpilot — a modular integrated navigation console for management and display of all essential nautical data, superimposed on electronic charts via a choice of 17, 20 and 29-in. high-resolution color monitors. Reportedly, in a stand-along mode, it can also be operated with non-Atlas radars using an NMEA interface.

Chartpilot reportedly complements the Atlas NACOS series of integrated navigation command units. Users reportedly include P&O's latest cruise liners Oriana and Sun Princess, both of which are equipped with 45-2 systems. NACOS also forms part of a new series of Ship Control Centers. Communications systems include a full range of Debeg internal and external GMDSS-type systems, inclusive of dual power supply functions for fail-safe operation. Also available is the SP 1600 series of Inmarsat-M digital mobile satellite terminals which reportedly includes interfaces for fax units, laptop computers and GPS receivers.

In addition, the Swedish National Maritime Administration has ordered an STN Atlas Elektronik 9730 Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) system for monitoring and controlling all traffic in the Flintrannan Channel during construction of the new Oresund combined bridge and tunnel link connecting northern Denmark and southwestern Sweden. The radarbased system, due to begin operation in July, is reportedly designed to enhance the safety and two-way flow of an estimated annual volume of more than 20,000 vessels of all types and tonnage. It will comprise two remote-controlled radar stations on the north and south sides of the new link, at Limhamn and Klagshamn, connected to a proposed new VTS center at Malmo pilot station.

For more information on STN ATLAS Circle 15 on Reader Service Card




Navigation History

AESA Yard Delivers Ferry Volcan De Tauce
Astilleros Espanoles Contracts To Build frain Forry For Swodish Interost
AWO Testifies Before NTSB On Navigational Safety
BANET Project Develops Electronic Chart Data For Navigation Purposes
Doherty To Command USCG Nav Center In Alexandria
Dutra Christens Hydraulic Excavator
Enacting A National Dredging Policy: A Call To Action
Etoh Marine Delivers Monohull Ferry Honored As First Aegis Cruiser
German Marine Equipment Manufacturers As Driving Force In Technology And Cost Efficiency
Halter Joins South American Shipyard In Joint Venture
Hyundai Delivers 300,000-dwt VLCC To Vela Intl.
IISCG Seeks New Members Of Tewing Safety Advisory Committee
Indian, Israeli Shippers In Cooperative Pact
INLAND WATERWAYS USER FEES: An Industry Perspective
INLAND WATERWAYS USER FEES: An Industry Perspective
Integrated Bridge Designed lor Safety, Productivity
Keeping Vessels At Work, In Touch
LR Consolidates Watch Rules
Marino Inland Fabricators Builds Live-Aboard Towboat For TIC Marino Sorvicos
National Waterways Conference Annual Meeting
New 350-Ton Passenger Ferry Features Racal Electronics, Caterpillar Propulsion
OSI Expands North Amerian Dealer Network
Pinpoint Launches N ew Product Line
Raytheon Offers High-Res Digital Data From Portable Unit
Sperry Marine Expands Tokyo Office
STN Atlas Outfits Costa Crociere's New Flagship
The International WorkBoat Show
Trimble Signs Major USCG Contract
Trinity Delivers Ferry To North Carolina DOT
Victoria Clipper IV Scheduled For Conversion To AlliedSignal Gas Turbines
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright