New DP Vessel Inertial-aided GNSS Service by Veripos

Press Release
Sunday, November 18, 2012

Global offshore positioning specialists Veripos introduce a new inertially-aided precision GNSS solution for dynamically positioned vessels.

The new system, Verify Axiom, combines tthe latest GNSS positioning technology advances with high integrity inertial measurements for enhanced and more reliable positioning performance.

Developed in association with Sonardyne International Ltd. and featuring the seamless integration of Veripos GNSS and Sonardyne inertial technologies, Verify Axiom exploits long-term precision characteristics of GNSS positioning with the continuous availability and rapid update rates of inertial sensors.   It thus bridges any GNSS disruptions typically caused by ionospheric irregularities and physical obstructions while detecting position outliers due to common mode failures which can otherwise affect vessel systems simultaneously.

The core component of Verify Axiom is Sonardyne’s IMO-approved Lodestar Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation System (INS) which outputs precise position, velocity and attitude in dynamic conditions without any need for external support inputs or vessel manoeuvres.  The Lodestar’s INS high-grade gyroscopes have been specifically selected to optimise performance and ease of use while its North-seeking capability greatly simplifies installation, as no external aiding is required.

Veripos’s wide-ranging GNSS positioning capabilities in turn complement Lodestar’s inertial sensor outputs, which are combined mathematically to compute position with the highest possible accuracy and integrity for a surface navigation system.  Input of GNSS observation data corrects any potential degradation over time in the inertial position solution.

 

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

BV Upgrades RAM Software

To help offshore operators and contractors get more out of their assets and develop projects more cost-effectively, Bureau Veritas has supercharged its reliability,

SENER Debuts Latest FORAN Release

At  Sinaval-Eurofishing in Bilbao, Spain, Sener will present enhancements in the shipbuilding CAD/CAM system FORAN, in all disciplines (forms, naval architecture and general arrangement,

Ballast Water Technology Installation & Innovative Drive Contols

Specifying for ballast water treatment systems can be a difficult process. Ian Hamilton, sales manager for marine electrical wiring control and instrumentation specialists CMR Group, offers guidance.

Offshore

BV Upgrades RAM Software

To help offshore operators and contractors get more out of their assets and develop projects more cost-effectively, Bureau Veritas has supercharged its reliability,

Intelligent Fender System Completes Offshore Trial

Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announced the completion of the world’s first Intelligent Fender System (IFS) trial with energy companies SSE and RWE at Suffolk-based wind farm,

Maritime Tension Dominates Southeast Asia Summit

Southeast Asian leaders edged closer to open criticism of China's land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea at a regional summit on Monday, as the Philippines

Navigation

US Designates Three Marine Highway Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has designated three new Marine Highway Projects.   The Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, previously designated as the M-55 and M-35,

Milaha Reports Improved Net Profit for Q1

Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015, in which it reported operating revenues of QR 786 million vs.

Northrop Grumman Navigation Systems for Canadian Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been selected to design and supply gyrocompass navigation systems for 12  Kingston Class coastal

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2629 sec (4 req/sec)