Photos: Check Out the Bridge on Crowley’s New LNG-Powered DisadvantageRo El Coqu í
The over picture reveals the El Coqu í, a couple of brand-new LNG-powered container/roll-on roll-off vessels forCrowley Maritime Corp The vessel was provided in late June is currently operating the Jones Act profession in between Jacksonville, Florida as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Built by VT Halter Marine, it is the very first vessel of its kind to include LNG-powered propulsion.
The 2 vessels, referred to as the Commitment Class, can suit 2,400 twenty-foot-equivalent container devices (TEUs) plus a different profile of 400 automobiles as well as huge lorries packed in devoted weather-tight Ro/Ro decks one-of-a-kind to the united state landmass-Puerto Rico profession.
For the navigating as well as interactions systems, Crowley as well as VT Halter talked to Mackay Communications, also known as Mackay Marine, for the style, supply, as well as setup of sophisticated incorporated bridge systems (IBS), full with gaming consoles, as well as supplementary digital systems, on both vessels.
Working with Crowley as well as VT Halter Marine’s marine designers as well as designers, Mackay Marine’s Project Integration group assisted create a reliable modern bridge collection, defining the detailed interaction as well as navigating digital tools plan needed to incorporate right into 13 system gaming consoles.
From the start, console devices were actively made by Mackay, making use of CAD systems (Computer Aided Design), to fulfill Crowley’s requirements as well as DNV’s NAUT-OC criteria. The incorporated system was totally equipped as well as pre-wired by Mackay’s Project Department from Houston, Texas.
Additional electronic devices supplied by Mackay Marine, consist of the Public Announcement, CCTV for protection as well as possession monitoring, IP Telephone (IPTV) Systems, Sound Powered Phones, LAN (local-area-network), as well as a UHF Radio System.
Here’s a take a look at a few of the tools aboard: