Eitzen Chemical, Transas Ink Agreement for ECDIS Supply (Denmark)
Transas Marine Denmark has signed an agreement with the Eitzen Chemical A/S for ECDIS supply. According to the contract, Transas will supply and install the Navi-Sailor 4000 Multifunction Display Dual ECDIS on 28 vessels and upgrade Transas Dual ECDIS on 6 vessels to the latest hardware & software standards over the next 2 years.
The package for each vessel includes 2 x 26″ Hatteland monitors, RS6B computers, radar overlay and Firewall enabling a direct connection between the vessel’s satellite communication equipment and the Transas ECDIS.
After the installations, all vessels will run the unique “Pay As You Sail” chart concept from Transas. With Transas PAYS solution Eitzen Chemical fleet will have a license and access to install, view and pre-plan using official (S)ENC’s without additional cost and will only pay for the “best scale charts” actually used for navigation monitoring.
Eitzen Chemical ASA is a marine chemical and related products transportation company with a total sailing fleet of 50 vessels. The Company transports a wide variety of cargoes such as organic chemicals, non-organic chemicals, clean and dirty petroleum products, vegetable oils and lube oils. The fleet consists of coated and stainless steel vessels ranging from 3,500 to 48,000 dwt, primarily designed for the transport of IMO II classified chemical cargoes. The vessels are employed in the spot market or chartered out through time-charter agreements or COAs.
The owned and leased fleet comprise 50 vessels, of which 40 vessels are owned or on finance lease and 10 vessels are on operating lease. The vessels are commercially operated through offices in Denmark, Spain, USA and Singapore.
Transas, January 18, 2013; Image: Eitzen Chemical