SAM successfully combines decades of experience in heading and track control with the benefits of modern platform technologies and innovative user centred design. The result provides the navigator with a reliable co-pilot for the most demanding of navigational situation.

Functional Package "Heading Control"

  • Heading mode according to the heading control standard
  • Intuitive and easy to operate remotely from RADARPILOT/ECDISPILOT/MULTIPILOT (joystick control)
  • Radius control with display of curved heading line
  • Visualisation at conning display and Radar/ECDIS
  • Use of adaptive algorithms based on internal ship’s model
  • Manual adaptation to the current loading state
  • Suitable for a wide range of ship types from 50 m upwards
  • Operates with various rudder/propulsion types
  • Adjustable from precise to tolerant control (economy)
  • Consistent alarm management within all subsystems of Platinum series
  • Online operators manual and user help function

Functional Package "Track Control"

  • All “Heading Control“ features
  • Course Mode (compensation of drift)
  • Track Mode according to IMO/IEC Track Control Standard Category C
  • Remote maintenance function
  • Optional speed control
  • Optional anchor control