LyngsÃ¸ Marine of HÃ¸rsholm, Denmark, a subsidiary of SAM Electronics, has been awarded a contract for supply of integrated automation packages for installation aboard a series of 14 54,000 dwt bulk carriers under construction at Hanoi-based Vinashin Groupâ€™s Dung Quat and Ha Long yards for delivery to its own shipping line between 2008 and 2010. Each vessel package comprises complementary MCS 2200 integrated monitoring and control and PCS 2200 propulsion control systems together with newly-developed EGS 2200 electronic governors for main engine control. The systems, which will be mounted in purpose-designed engine room consoles, all feature open architecture as well as standardized hardware and software modules. All packages will be assembled under DNV supervision by SAM Electronicsâ€™ Chinese subsidiary concern in Taizhou, SAM Taihang Electronics. The contract has been secured under the PartnerShip alliance between LyngsÃ¸ Marine and SAM Electronics based on their collective experience of outfitting more than 10,000 automation systems aboard commercial and naval vessels.