Superyacht MTU Automation System Unvelled

Press Release
Monday, October 08, 2012
MTU Blue Vision: Image credit MTU

'Blue Vision New Generation' automation system presented for MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines, with new bridge components designed by Pininfarina.

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH presents its Blue Vision New Generation automation system at the Salone Nautico Internazionale yacht show in Genoa.

The automation system monitors and remotely controls propulsion systems based on MTU Series 2000 or 4000 engines. The system will be available in a simple, non-classifiable version called Blue Vision Basic New Generation and in an expanded classifiable version called Blue Vision Advanced New Generation.

The new automation system is currently undergoing sea trials in a 34-m yacht made by the Italian yacht builder Sanlorenzo. The SL 104 semi-displacement yacht is also on show in Genoa (at berth pier F) and is propelled by twin 16V 2000 M93 engines from MTU, each delivering 1,790kW power output.

Also being showcased by MTU is a yacht control stand with a design study of new bridge components. Equipment such as control levers, displays, operating consoles and instruments have been styled by Italian designer Pininfarina.

With its standard, smooth new look for these components, MTU is responding to the requirements of yacht owners. The Pininfarina-designed equipment can be integrated into any yacht control stand, and is therefore also suitable for modular-built series yachts. It is also to be made compatible with MTU’s Blue Vision New Generation automation system.

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


HMS Protector Deployed to Antarctic

Ice ship HMS Protector is heading for waters no Royal Navy vessel has visited in 80 years as she begins a marathon deployment to Antarctica. The Plymouth-based

Newport News Shipbuilding Converts to Natural Gas

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has converted its steam-generation plant from heavy fuel oil, also known as Bunker C,

Wärtsilä 31 Engine for Aker ARC 124 Icebreaker

The recently introduced Wärtsilä 31 engine, which has been acknowledged by Guinness World Records as being the world's most efficient four-stroke diesel engine,

Marine Propulsion

Creole Spirit Sets Sail for Sea Trials

Teekay’s first M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI)-powered LNG vessel, Creole Spirit, has sailed out from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

Chevron Cylinder Oil Gains NOL from Wärtsilä

Chevron Marine Lubricants’ 100BN cylinder oil, Taro Special HT 100 has received approval for its use in another engine range – products made by Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.

Volvo Penta Doubles Service Interval

Volvo Penta today announced a new extended service interval for its commercial marine diesel engines.   Under the new program, owners can double the maximum oil change interval to 1,


IMTRA Debuts Omega LED lights

IMTRA today released its Omega LED lights. Designed specifically for recessed lighting applications in large yachts, the DC-powered Omega LED lights feature a high-quality,

Volvo Ocean Race Partners with Yacht Racing Forum

The Volvo Ocean Race has agreed a three-year partnership with the Yacht Racing Forum.   "We are delighted to welcome the Volvo Ocean Race as a long-term partner,

Regulations for Singapore's Kusu Pilgrimage Season

The 2015 Kusu Pilgrimage season will commence on 13 October 2015 and end on 11 November 2015. During this period, many ferries and harbour craft carrying


Carnival Corporation Adds Third Berth to Cozumel Pier

Carnival Corporation & plc today officially opened an all-new, highly anticipated expansion of its operations in Cozumel, Mexico, adding a third berth to the company's pier at Puerta Maya,

Indonesian Ports to Allow Foreign-flagged Cruise Ships

Indonesia’s government has given the go-ahead for foreign-flagged cruise ships to stop over in five of the country’s largest ports. Previously, such vessels could only dock at one port,

Pitbull Named Godfather of Norwegian’s New Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that musician Pitbull will serve as godfather for its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, slated to be christened next month in Miami.

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
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: 0.4093 sec (2 req/sec)