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Tug sector insists on more robust navigation systems

While it is one of the market leaders in the big-ship navigation systems sector, Northrop Grummam’s Sperry Marine division has won a number of tug-related projects in recent years and continues to have success in this niche market.

Sperry Marine has, for example, supplied equipment to a series of 14 tugs being built at the Bogazici Shipyard, through its reseller, STT, in Turkey. The latest award within this market is for two radars, a gyrocompass, a Navipilot, a Naviknot – a multisensory speed log that uses satellite-based technology to determine dual-axis speed over ground – and further navigation equipment for tugs for deployment in Europe. Lee el resto de esta entrada