Thursday, August 17 2000
Kelvin Hughes ECDIS chosen for Watch-1
The Kelvin Hughes NINAS 9000 integrated bridge system has been installed on Stolt Cormorant, part of the Stolt Nielsen chemical carrier fleet. Built at the INMA shipyard in La Spezia, Italy, the vessel is a 5,200 dwt chemical parcel tanker, currently operating a very busy schedule in western European waters.
The ECDIS is part of the full Kelvin Hughes
integrated bridge system
Stolt Cormorant is the first of a class
of three vessels. The other ships,
A spokesman for Stolt Nielsen said, "The
granting of Watch1 certification is
Coflexip Stena aids in sub rescue bid
The rescue submarine, LR5, to be deployed in the rescue effort by the British Royal Navy was built in 1978 by Perry Slingsby Systems Ltd. U.K., which is wholly owned by the Coflexip Stena Offshore Group.
Coflexip Stena Offshore Group has also released specialist offshore operational personnel to assist in deployment activities. In addition the Group will provide technicians and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), one of which is a Triton(R) XL, No.18, which was designed and built by Perry Slingsby Systems Inc., U.S. affiliate of the Coflexip Stena Offshore Group.