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Green Marine Technology
JetAnchor Positioning System for Smaller Boats
Target: Pilot boats, Fireboats, SAR, Patrol, Survey, DSV and small Offshore Crewboats amiltonJet launched its ves- provide a cost-effective “dynamic-posi- usage. Another smart design feature is it easy to install.
sel positioning system called tioning-type” system for smaller vessels. a station keeping mode, which allows The JETanchor positioning system will
HJETanchor, which has been One stand out feature is a new anchor- the vessel to automatically hold a GPS provide commercial operators with valu- developed and tested over the past 18 ing system using GPS location. position and heading more accurately able, tangible bene? ts resulting in a sig- months. Developed from the blueAR- It is essentially a virtual anchor mode, than can be done manually, allowing the ni? cant reduction in operator workload
ROW controls platform, JETanchor is which allows the vessel to weathervane operator to be hands-free for other helm and crew fatigue especially on standby, the newest addition to the HamiltonJet off a ? xed GPS point under prevailing operations. a potential reduction in operational crew controls’ product range. Aimed predom- wind and sea conditions. As a result the In addition the JETanchor system is numbers, an improvement in fuel con- inantly at Pilot boats, Fireboats, SAR, operator enjoys a hands-free vessel posi- set-up with an autotune routine, which sumption and accurate positioning for
Patrol, Survey, DSV and small Offshore tioning with comfortable vessel motion automatically tunes the control system survey work, ROV deployments, and
Crewboats, the system is designed to and at low engine rpm minimizing fuel to speci? c vessels dynamics and makes standby-modes.
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