Navmaster ECDIS Selected for SELEX and Viking Offshore
Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Lilley and Gillie, has been awarded a contract by SELEX Communications in Aberdeen, Scotland, to provide Navmaster ECDIS systems for installation on a series of new 1,500grt offshore support vessels now under construction in Spain for Viking Offshore Services Ltd, also of Aberdeen.
Last year, Navmaster ECDIS, developed by PC Maritime, which is 50 percent owned by Lilley and Gillie, was awarded Type Approval by DNV, certifying that it complies with IMO A817 (19) and the latest edition of all associated specifications.
Designated by Viking Offshore as Pan-European Field Support and Rescue Vessels’ nine new ships are being built by Astilleros Zamakona in Bilbao with the first ship due for delivery in December 2006 and the last of the nine in March 2009.