Raytheon Anschütz books OSV bridge orders

RAN168-OSV-Bridge-ExampleAPRIL 22, 2013 — Kiel, Germany, based navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz reports a number of contract awards for the delivery of integrated bridge systems to newbuild vessels for offshore operations.

Raytheon Anschütz Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Anschütz, will deliver the bridge navigation system and communication systems to a 4,500 dwt Platfrom Supply Vessel built at Keppel Singmarine Brasil shipyard. The navigation bridge will be equipped according to ABS class requirements with Synapsis Radar and Chart Radar, Synapsis ECDIS, NautoPilot adaptive autopilot system as well as a triple Standard 22 gyro compass system and further navigation sensors.

Raytheon Anschütz Singapore will also supplies a wide range of radio communication and broadband equipment and CCTV as specified by the owner.

Raytheon Anschütz is supplying systems for several vessels under construction by Chinese shipbuilders. These include integrated bridge systems to six platform supply vessels (PSV) being built at Fujian Southeast shipyard. The DNV NAUT-OSV compliant bridge systems consist of Radar and Chart Radar systems, two ECDIS, Conning, gyro compasses, autopilot and main navigation sensors.

Another contract covers the supply of bridge systems to newbuilds of the Norwegian shipowner BOA Offshore, who have placed orders for two DNV NAUT-OSV classed Multi-Purpose Supply Vessels (MPSV) at China's Mingde shipyard. The scope of supply covers Radar, Chart Radar, ECDIS and Conning for the fore and aft bridge as well as gyro compasses, adaptive autopilot and the full package navigation sensors and radio communication equipment.

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