Litton Marine Wins IBS Orders
Thursday, August 12, 1999
Litton Marine Systems, subsidiary of Litton Industries has been granted orders to provide Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS) for Norwegian owners.
The orders include two new 55,000-dwt LPG carriers for Bergensen (Gdynia Shipyard, Poland) and a 37,500-dwt chemical carrier for Jo Tankers at the Kvaerner Kleven Florø yard.
Bergensen, which has opted for a complete DNV Watch One bridge system for ocean and coastal operations, will include Litton-supplied X-band and S-band BridgeMaster E radars, Voyage Management System (VMS) and other components.
Also DNV Watch One certified, the equipment that will be fitted on Jo Tankers' carriers includes Bridgemaster E radars, VMS with ECDIS, gyrocompass, autopilot and GMDSS communications suite.