HE00425 - High tech bridge equipment promises increased safety but makes special demands on Shipowners and Port Authorities

23 Sep 2013 Resource

Utilization of advanced navigational technologies originated in Scandinavian- owned large cruise ferries, operating between Finland and Sweden in the early 1980s.

The route incorporates 12 hours of navigation in one of the most difficult areas in the world, which is made even more difficult by adverse weather and ice conditions.