L-3 SAM Electronics to Supply Turnkey Equipment for Two New RollDock Multifunction Vessels
HAMBURG, Germany, December 19, 2014 – L-3 SAM Electronics announced today that it has successfully completed the supply and installation of an extensive range of electrical and electronic equipment aboard two new sister vessels, RollDock Star and RollDock Storm, for the Dutch shipping concern RollDock BV. Built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), located in northern Germany, the two 8,000-dwt multifunction vessels are designed to carry demanding cargo and heavy project loads, mainly for offshore applications.
“L-3 is proud to have made significant contributions to this important two-ship project with the successful system installation on both RollDock Star and RollDock Storm,” said Armin Groth, managing director of integrated systems at L-3 SAM Electronics. “This latest accomplishment confirms our experience as an established turnkey provider and highlights L-3’s unrivaled range of in-house solutions to support the global shipping industry.”
L-3 SAM Electronics’ equipment consists of a NACOS Platinum navigation system, featuring high-resolution workstations with multipurpose displays for the control of radar, ECDIS, conning and associated functions. The L-3 solution comprises a full range of internal communications systems, as well as a comprehensive range of GMDSS equipment. Automation assembly includes an MCS 2200 monitoring and control system with an extended range of standardized functions that is completed by a Geapas 500 modular power management and protection unit.
Other provided facilities include the overall lighting system, main and emergency switchboards, motor control centers, power and lighting distribution boards, transformers, shore connectors, shaft alternators, and frequency converters for ballast pumps and the bow thruster. As part of the turnkey project, L-3 SAM Electronics assumed responsibility for all cable work, including planning, engineering and installation aboard both vessels.
The Rolldock effort is one of the latest in a series of recently completed turnkey projects undertaken by L-3 SAM Electronics on behalf of leading operators in the world’s shipbuilding industry.
Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, L-3 SAM Electronics GmbH operates as a part of L-3 Marine Systems International and is a subsidiary of L-3 Communications Corporation. L-3 SAM Electronics is a turnkey supplier of complete electrical systems, as well as integrated navigation, automation, communications, energy distribution and propulsion systems for all types of ships and offshore wind farms. To learn more about L-3 SAM Electronics, please visit the company’s website at www.sam-electronics.de.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2013 (revised) sales of $12.6 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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