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A new class of ship: Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection (Image courtesy: Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection)

Raytheon Anschütz INS for Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, together with the Spanish Barreras shipyard of Vigo, have selected Raytheon Anschütz to supply a high-end Integrated Navigation System (INS) of the Synapsis NX generation for the first vessel of a new class of most advanced passenger ships.The INS is part of a larger contract awarded to ABB’s Marine and Ports Business, who are acting as the total ship system provider and integrator to the new class of ships. ABB and Raytheon Anschütz have entered…

Raytheon Anschütz’ new ECDIS NX was made from users for users. Image: Raytheon Anschütz

First User-Defined ECDIS

Raytheon Anschütz introduces what it claims is the world’s first user-defined Electronic Chart Display and Information System, a system it will officially launch at NorShipping in Oslo. Raytheon Anschütz designed the new Synapsis ECDIS NX software based on direct input from customers. The software features a state-of-the-art design and stands out with an intuitive user interface, a clearly structured display, consistent operational concepts and modern interaction patterns such as touch operation, ‘drag and drop,’ pins and handles, and context-sensitive help dialogue.

Handover ceremony of a certificate about the 15,000 Standard 22 during Posidonia 2014

Raytheon Anschütz Makes Landmark Delivery

Raytheon Anschütz, a German-based navigation system supplier, delivers its 15,000th Standard 22 Gyro Compass in June 2014. Onboard the superyacht Esmeralda the jubilee compass will replace an old Anschütz Standard 4 Gyro Compass which has been in operation for more than 30 years. The new generation of the Anschütz Gyro Compass – Standard 22 – was presented 10 years ago at SMM in Hamburg. Today, approximately 1,800 Standard 22 compasses are sold per year. The jubilee compass was sold through Aegean Electronics S.A.…

Simnav B.V. Continues as Admarel B.V.

Following its take-over in April by Alewijnse Holding B.V., Alblasserdam-based Simnav B.V. has now merged with the Navigation and Communications department of Alewijnse Marine Systems  to create Admarel B.V. All activities of both companies are now continuing under the new name. The name Admarel stands for advanced marine electronics. The combined company is now operating from the Alblasserdam site. The company specialises in  maritime electronics with a focus on sales, service…

SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference Update

Early Bird Pricing Extended for SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference; More than 30 Industry Experts to Address Challenges and Solutions for Reducing Costs and Enhancing Efficiency in Ship Operations. The organizers of the SHIPPINGInsight 2012 Fleet Optimization Conference in Stamford, Conn., have extended the deadline for Early Bird registration until Sept. 21st. The $995 Early Bird registration represents a savings of $400 off the full onsite conference fee of $1,395. Taking place at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel Oct.