STN Atlas Wins Order for Research Vessel

Friday, October 04, 2002
Hamburg-based STN ATLAS Marine Electronics has been awarded a contract worth approximately $5.8 million by Kroeger Werft for supply and installation of electrical equipment aboard Maria S Merian, a new 308-ft. research vessel building at its Rendburg yard on behalf of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Ministry of Education & Science for delivery in June 2004. Equipment to be supplied under the contract comprises the electrical drive system for two podded 1900 kW propulsors as well as a similar drive system for a Schottel pumpjet in addition to transformers, generators, cable network, switchboards, and a complete power supply assembly for both the vessel and its scientific operations. Other equipment commissioned includes a winch measurement system as well as an automated Geamar 120 ISL system for centralized ship management and control using a series of operator workstations which collectively provide up to 2,500 measuring points in addition to automated alarm functions.

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