Northrop Grumman to upgrade Maersk Line ships with new navigation systems
The upgrade will replace all previous radar and ECDIS systems on these vessels and will be carried out in Asia and Europe, from 2015 through 2017. Upgrades will include the Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT family of products and market-leading navigation systems such as the Navigat Gyrocompasses, Navipilot and Naviguide Autopilots and Naviknot Speed Logs.
"This contract extends the on-going business relationship that we have with Maersk Line," said Jeanne Usher, managing director, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine.
"The upgrade programme will ensure that the vessels are equipped with a broad array of advanced navigation systems which will significantly improve situational awareness in addition to providing safe navigation for the crew." ■