Wärtsilä Control and Communication Centre - 3C
The 3C platform represents a new way of thinking about ship controls and communications
The Wärtsilä 3C platform represents the latest innovations in fully integrated vessel control systems. Wärtsilä is the leading engine maker in the world. Together with Wärtsilä Integrated Automation and Propulsion Control Systems, this guarantees the smooth and seamless integration between all essential vessel control systems. The solution covers the world’s first type approved integrated navigation system from a proven partner. A harmonised console and control panel design enables the user to perform his tasks safely and efficiently, even in the most challenging operating conditions.
The Wärtsilä Control and Communication Center – 3C is based on know-how and components that are well known for their outstanding precision and reliable design. The control centre fulfils the basic IMO requirements as well as the highest class notations for one man bridges. The use of standard hardware and software allows the configuration of modular console system solutions for all types and sizes of commercial, offshore, passenger, naval and luxury vessels.
The intelligent, user-friendly platform of the Wärtsilä 3C includes interchangeable multifunction workstations that allow the monitoring and performing of tasks independently and simultaneously from any of the stations at any given time without a risk of conflict. Advanced voyage planning and monitoring is easy with added functionalities such as Weather Chart overlay, Advanced Weather Router, Econometer, Speed Pilot, Predictor and online NavTex information directly available from an ECDIS display.
With a connection to Wärtsilä Optimisers, the Wärtsilä 3C becomes a smart and interactive tool for a total vessel management system that cuts operating costs to a minimum. This is possible by enabling condition based maintenance (CBM), optimum performance, and an enhanced voyage reporting and follow up system.
Today, Wärtsilä is well positioned as one of the leading suppliers capable of providing such an extensive vessel power, electrical & automation turnkey solution to shipyards and owners around the world. Designed in co-operation with experienced maritime professionals, the Wärtsilä 3C ensures fluent control of the vessel with priority given to situational awareness and safety.
Wärtsilä offers a wide range of control and monitoring equipment for vessels, including both individual products and integrated solutions. The aim is total vessel optimisation with reduced emissions, improved efficiency and significant fuel savings. »