Litton To Supply For New Passenger Ferries

Litton Marine Systems has received orders to supply a broad spectrum variety of equipment for two new RoRo passenger ferries in Japan.

The ship duo (Hulls 1065 and 1068) are being constructed for P&O Ship Management (Irish Sea) Ltd. at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries yard in Shimoneski.

Scheduled for delivery in mid 2000 and early 2001, the contract includes options for two additional ships. Litton is set to supply a complete integrated bridge system; comprehensive machinery monitoring, alarm and control system; and Gyrofin stabilizers.

The integrated bridge system will encompass a Voyage Management System with dual ECDIS/conning displays, fiber optic gyrocompass, dual GPS receivers and adaptive autopilot with steering control. All navigation and ship control displays for the bridge system will also be supplied by Litton.

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