Wärtsilä Voyage Bridge Tech for National



Wärtsilä Voyage delivered its integrated bridge and navigation solution for the National Geographic Resolution polar cruise ship.

Built at Ulstein Verft Shipyard, Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. took delivery of the National Geographic Resolution in September 2021. Along with its sister ship National Geographic Endurance, it is the second ship in a series of two ships of the year. exploration to have the signature Ulstein X-BOW, the inverted arch concept combined with the integrated bridge and navigation system from Wärtsilä.

The vessel was equipped with a full set of Wärtsilä deck consoles and the Nacos Platinum integrated navigation system consisting of 10 Multipilot Platinum Navigation workstations, four Datapilot Platinum information screens, one 55 inch screen. Planning station, integrated Trackpilot Platinum dual steering system, dynamic positioning system, sound reception system, uninterruptible power supply (UPS), weather station, trip data recorder, traffic management Bridge alarms and a Bridge Navigation Surveillance Alarm System (BNWAS).

In addition to military-grade infrared cameras that make it easy to spot wildlife and ice in front of the ship, the solution includes one S-band and two X-band radar integrated with the Nacos Platinum system to provide situational awareness capabilities to 360 ° which allow the captain and the crew to concentrate on their main task: the safety of navigation. The system also includes an integrated ice radar system.



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