Massive Italian Shipborne Navigation Contract for Transas
Transas Marine has won the Italian tender of "Consorzio degli armatori del mediterraneo" for supply of navigation equipment for 64 vessels.
"Consorzio degli armatori del mediterraneo" is the Italian Shipowners Research Consortium which consists of 6 shipowners (Augusta Due, Marnavi, L.G.R. di Navigazione, Gestioni Armatoriali, Elbana di Navigazione, Perseveranza).
According to the contract, Transas dual Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS Premium systems will be installed onboard of 64 oil/chemical tanker and bulk carrier vessel. Members of the Consorzio will also have options to order official charts through Transas Admiralty Data Service TADS, service and maintenance, and receive ECDIS generic and type-specific training from Transas. The supply and installations will run to the end of 2015.
Marco Casalini, Navigation Sales Manager at Transas Mediterranean comments: "Consorzio degli armatori del mediterraneo was looking for a company able to deliver a Complete ECDIS solution with a single reference for a customer. Transas, being a world leading ECDIS and official charts supplier, is able to support customers in every aspect when it comes to transition to ECDIS, including hardware, software, training, service and maintenance and more. This project was a big challenge for Transas and I am happy to welcome the Consorzio onboard as our customer and partner".