Vissim wins Port of Sokhna VTS for Suez Canal Authority
The General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SC Zone) has selected Vissim AS of Norway to supply, install and commission a new Vessel Traffic Management System, a separate Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Vissim’s Port Management application for the Egyptian Port of Sokhna.Horten, May 2019
Vissim AS and Royal Dirkzwager team up again on Borselle III & IV
Royal Dirkzwager has begun remote monitoring of the 730 MW Borselle III and IV construction site from their operations centre in Maassluis. Vissim technologies support a centralised multi-tenant monitoring system that enables service companies to provide marine coordination services quickly and efficiently for multiple clients. In addition to dedicated project service marine coordination services projects, applications can include early-stage projects, night-time handover and remote asset monitoring services.Horten, May 2019
BP Azerbaijan awards Vissim contract for development and maintenance of Marine Asset Protection System
BP Azerbaijan awards Vissim contract for development and maintenance of Marine Asset Protection System.
Vissim has been awarded a long-term framework contract for the software maintenance, support, and development of BP’s Marine Asset Protection System (MAPS). MAPS uses Vissim software to provide real time radar and AIS monitoring as well as VHF voice communication and logistics support to all of BP’s offshore operations and assets in Azerbaijan. This includes BP’s supply vessel fleet. MAPS Operations are monitored from an onshore control room in Baku as well from offshore platforms allowing BP operational flexibility as well system redundancy. The contract award builds on the successful delivery of MAPS which Vissim was awarded in 2013.Baku, March 2019
Equinor and Vissim agree strategic collaboration for the digitalization of marine operations
Equinor and Vissim have reached a global frame agreement to deploy Vissim’s solution for surveillance of the ocean space surrounding all Equinor- and several 3rd party operated assets on the UK- and Norwegian Continental Shelves. The new system, which will act as one of Equinor’s systems for their strategic move towards digitalization, will incorporate the benefits of machine learning and enable surveillance of vessel traffic (VTMS), air traffic, subsea structures, environment and real time weather situation and forecasts. Conceived to incorporate both traditional- and offshore wind assets, the resulting system is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The contract is for 6 years and has a minimum value of 100 MNOK.Horten, December 2018
Successful FAT for Vissim’s ATEX radar and ATEX VSAT
Due to its minimal weight and volume, Vissim’s ATEX radar and ATEX VSAT products was chosen for Equinor’s Njord field in the North Sea. The system integration project successfully passed FAT conducted at Vissim’s premises in Slovakia.
Vissim’s ATEX solutions uses standard components for radar and VSAT which are installed in a pressurized domes, thus providing an explosion safe environment around the equipment. The VSAT dome was Vissim’s first VSAT delivery and compliments Vissim’s existing range of dome products for solid state and magnetron radars of various antenna sizes.Horten, October 2018
Vissim aligns with XCECO operational needs
Vissim, provider of marine coordination and communication systems to 25 offshore windfarms, is continuing its push into the digitalisation of marine operations with the roll-out of Offshore Energy Manager.
Bailey Bradley, Operations Director at Lynn and Inner Dowsing, shared his thoughts.
„We’ve been using Vissim’s reliable and dependable people tracking, communication and surveillance systems at LID for seven years. Offshore Energy Manager (OSEM) takes us forward in a huge, but well managed leap, setting us up well for our ongoing and future operational needs – so much so that we’ve committed to a long, multiyear contract, with the clear intention to continue our excellent relationship, hopefully for the life of the asset.“Horten, October 2018