WiFi Wireless launches “Shipboard Management Systems” (SMS) division and has authorized Hong Kong Harvest Trading Company Ltd. Shanghai Office to submit bid to build a wireless local area network (LAN) on four LNG Ships, vessel type 173K. Construction is scheduled to begin this year.
Hong Kong Harvest Trading is a professional marine equipment and system trading service company having long standing relationships with major shipyards in China including: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard, Jiangsu Rongsheng Shipyard, Zhoushan Jinhaiwan Shipyard, Dalian Heavy Industry, etc.
The project buyer/owner for the Shipboard Management System (SMS) LNG Vessel is British Gas (BP). The main functions requested:
- Onboard WIFI system;
- Interface connection to Shipboard Integrated Alarm Monitoring System for information display in different location;
- Interface connection to AIS and GPS for external communication.
WiFi Wireless, Inc. Shipboard Management System (SMS) is a complete shipboard communications network delivering access to the Internet and is able to monitor all ship diagnostics like engine and fuel consumption for onshore remote access.
WiFi Wireless, Inc. can retro fit any ship currently in use by installing its non evasive wireless network, which is a fully integrated solid state stabilization, Nav-Aid communication and security system designed for integrated bridges and severe sea conditions, providing the user a complete solution for worldwide communication needs, cargo management, monitoring and security.
LNG World News Staff, March 07, 2013; Image: WiFi Wireless Inc.