Project Name :Navigation and Monitoring system
In 2002, the Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) awarded our company a contract to provide a complete navigation and monitoring system for the KPA towers / vessels / crane operators to monitor and manage commercial vessels traffic with the following system components: Tower main radio base station, operators radio base station, portable radio station, port tower ARPA radar with AIS integration, ECDIS: electronic chart display, vessel ARPA radar, GPS, ECHOSOUNDERs, navigation sonars, wind stations, visibility systems, wave & tide sensor systems, current speed sensors, audio recorder, automatic identification system (AIS), DSC-GMDSS, CCTV & recorders, telemetry application and display systems, and operator consoles. Our main challenge was to implement the entire system in 90 days while keeping the old system in operation and getting approvals for the system from Ministry of Communication, Coast Guard, and the Kuwait Navy. We provided turnkey integrated project including design, delivery, commissioning of a conventional radio communications providing voice communication at all Kuwait authority ports. The project included towers and vessels maritime navigation system such as radars/ sonars / echosounder, meteorological systems such as wind and visibility sensors, underwater systems such as sea wave / tide height sensors and water current sensors, integrated telemetry application, wireless data network connecting sensors to ports observation towers control system. The solution provided by us has enabled KPA to have uninterrupted and easy tower operations. ACC continues to provide Maintenance and services support for this project.
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