Aker Arctic & Navis Engineering Agree DP Collaboration

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Sunday, November 03, 2013

Aker Arctic Technology Inc and Navis Engineering Oy have signed an agreement on joint development of Dynamic Positioning systems for ice operation. 


The companies plan to jointly develop next-generation DP-system technology tailored for ice operation by utilizing their core know how and technologies. The development includes improved control algorithms, testing of the systems and utilising new more intelligent technology to overcome the ice challenges. The development work will take place in close co-operation with Aker Arctic Technology in Helsinki and Navis Engineering R&D Centre in St. Petersburg.

The joint project aims to provide more energy efficient and capable and safe DP-systems especifically developed for ice operation. The parties believe that, in the longer term, demand for DP applications in ships intended for ice covered waters will increase and simultaneously open up new possibilities for companies that operator vessels in ice covered waters.

About the two companies
Navis Engineering Oy, founded in 1992, is a privately owned Finnish manufacturer of dynamic positioning and vessel motion control systems. The company headquarters is located in Vantaa, Finland, where production takes place, while it also has a R&D Centre in St Petersburg, Russia. www.navisincontrol.com

Aker Arctic Technology Inc is an independent Arctic R&D, engineering and consulting company The company has been engaged in ice research with its own ice model basin for decades and been involved in numerous projects wherever freezing waters are found.

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