The selection by Condor Ferries of Servowatch’s ServoCoreTM Alarm & Monitoring Systems (AMS) to replace the ISIS250 system on their vessel Condor Rapide marks their continued satisfaction with Servowatch’s systems and engineering support. This mid-life upgrade to Condor Rapide coupled with the support from Servowatch’s Customer Support team will ensure the vessel has minimal complications, ease of operation and supportability for many years to come.
The complete retro-fit was undertaken within 3 weeks in co-operation with Servowatch’s exclusive installation partner, Grundon Marine.
Functionality and features of the system installed on Condor Rapide include:
Servowatch’s CEO Wayne Ross says “It’s a pleasure to be selected as the AMS solution provider for yet another Incat vessel upgrade and we were delighted to be selected by Condor Ferries to provide a retro-fit system to the mid-life upgrade on Condor Rapide. The installation went as planned and we completed the work on schedule and in budget which I am sure will have pleased our customer”.
Condor Ferries Ship Manager, Robert Loader says “the Servowatch AMS was on time, on budget, installed with the minimal of disruption to our service and we look forward too many years of trouble free operations. We are completely satisfied with the support and assistance that both the Servowatch team and their installation partners Grundon Marine provided”.
Owner of Grundon Marine, Mr Toby Grundon commented “It was a pleasure to work on the Condor Rapide project and to provide the Servowatch upgrade to the existing system. There are always issues to resolve when refitting a complex system, but with our extensive knowledge of the ISIS systems coupled with the tremendous support from the Condor Rapide crew and the first-class support provided by Servowatch, we were able to complete the installation with a minimal fuss and meet the deadlines of the owners”.
Notes for Editors
Servowatch has been a world leading provider of marine Alarm, Monitoring and Control Systems and other ships technology for more than 35 years. This experience is invested within its products and software for the benefit of the customer.
Approved by all major Classification Societies, the system architecture can be applied to any type of vessel. With the capability to distribute all ship control data on dual redundant networks, the operator will be provided with the best information and decision support system available.
As undeniable experts in the field of system integration, their ServoCoreTM Alarm Monitoring System and ServoFusionTM Integrated Platform Management Systems allows Servowatch to offer scalability, flexibility and simplified new fit and upgrade opportunities.
In collaboration with Grundon Marine, their experts in retrofitting new Alarm monitoring and control systems on all types of vessels, installation time is minimised on board achieving installation of fully upgraded and type approved system with low risk to the owner.