Praxis Automation Technology obtains a refit automation contract for Jan De Nul Group’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Gerardus Mercator”

Published on 22 July 2020

Praxis Automation Technology has recently received an order from the dredging company Jan De Nul Group to install a complete new Vessel Management System as part of a midlife upgrade package for this vessel.

The contract for the Vessel Management System includes design and equipment delivery of all engine room monitoring onboard the vessel. The Praxis Mega Guard E-series will be replacing the original Praxis G-Data system which was installed in the vessel more than 20 years ago. Refit will be based on form Fit and function replacement of the original equipment meaning that new workstations, servers and I/O handling hardware will be installed in existing consoles and cabinets using ships’ original wiring systems supplemented with new ethernet network cable to interconnect all electronics.

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