EDCIS Order: Transas to Supply Twenty-Eight Ships

Press Release
Monday, January 21, 2013
Eitzen Tankship: Photo courtesy of Eitzen Chemical

Transas Marine Denmark contracted by A/S to supply & install 28 Navi-Sailor 4000 Multifunction Display Dual ECDIS units.

Transas is also to upgrade another six Eitzen Chemical vessels to the latest hardware and software ECDIS standards over the next two years.

The package for each vessel includes 2 x 26" Hatteland monitors, RS6B computers, radar overlay and Firewall enabling a direct connection between the vessel's satellite communication equipment and the Transas ECDIS.

After the installations, all vessels will run the unique "Pay As You Sail" chart concept from Transas. With Transas PAYS solution Eitzen Chemical fleet will have a license and access to install, view and pre-plan using official (S)ENC's without additional cost and will only pay for the "best scale charts" actually used for navigation monitoring.

Denmark-based Eitzen Chemical ASA is a leading marine chemical and related products transportation company with a total sailing fleet of 50 vessels. The Company transports a wide variety of cargoes such as organic chemicals, non-organic chemicals, clean and dirty petroleum products, vegetable oils and lube oils. The fleet consists of coated and stainless steel vessels ranging from 3,500 to 48,000 dwt, primarily designed for the transport of IMO II classified chemical cargoes. The vessels are employed in the spot market or chartered out through time-charter agreements or COAs.

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