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Wärtsilä NACOS MULTIPILOT Platinum

Radar, ECDIS and conning data integrated into a single and simple interface for maximum situational awareness.


Over the last decade, the MULTIPILOT has become a synonym for a modern multifunctional Navigation workstation in the Marine Industry.

Part of the Platinum Family of integrated vessel control systems, the MULTIPILOT Platinum is built on a common hardware and software architecture. The workstation hardware consists of a marine certified electronics unit with multiple Display options, different functional keyboards and a sensor interface jointly connected to a managed network switch.

The MULTIPILOT makes all key Navigation applications such as RADARPILOT, ECDISPILOT & CONNINGPILOT available from a single device, flexibly configured to the meet the requirements of the individual wheelhouse arrangement. It provides integrated operation of our TRACKPILOT Track Control system.

Platinum and the MULTIPILOT are truly scalable solutions - in a stand-alone configuration, the MULITPILOT can work as a single Radar Display or ECDIS. Fully integrated Navigation systems are formed by connecting several MULTIPILOT workstations through a redundant network ring architecture.

When the Platinum Navigation system is integrated with Platinum Automation or Platinum Dynamic Positioning, the MULTIPILOT can also be configured as a DP Operator Station or Monitoring and control workplace for the vessel automation.

Finally, the flexible System architecture of Platinum allows for integration of a variety of 3rd party systems, such as CCTV, FLIR Camera or forward looking sonar, making the MULITPILOT the tool to operate much more than just the primary Navigation applications.

Key benefits

  • Best in class user interface for optimal situational awareness
  • Small installation footprint
  • Scalable and easy-to-extend solution

Key features

  • TRACKPILOT operation, requires TRACKPILOT in system scope
  • CONNINGPILOT conning page, also available as system extension
  • System wide exchange of Data, Targets, Charts & Routes via Network
  • Flexible Monitor options
    • 24” with optional IP protection and High Brightness for outside use
    • 27”
    • 32” with UHD resolution and optional multitouch user interface
    • 55” with UHD resolution and multitouch user interface
  • Dual Display Option, either configured as main application mirror or CONNINGPILOT Extension
  • Operating Devices
    • Trackball
    • Optional RADARPILOT Panel
    • Optional TRACKPILOT Panel
  • 5 brightness settings for day and night
  • Centralized dimming
  • Standard Settings return button and favorite user settings
  • Man overboard button
  • Built-in operator manual and tooltip help function
  • Integrated MKD operation of SAAB R5 AIS
  • Integrated MKD operation of VDR4360 and VDR4370
  • Integrated MKD operation of NAVTEX
  • Remote Service capability
All functional packages

  • System wide Chart, route and Data exchange via Network
  • Chart Data Bases
    • ENC S57/S63
    • Admirality AVCS/ARCS
    • Admiralty information overlay
  • Chart Maintenance based on real Time update
  • Overlay with AIS and ARPA Targets
  • Split Screen Mode
  • Full Screen Mode
  • True Scale own ship outline
  • Standard Settings return button and favorite user settings
  • Integrated MKD operation of NAVTEX


  • Built in Radar inter-switch, system-wide access to all radars of the System
  • System wide Target and Data exchange via Network
  • Tracking of up to 40 actively tracked targets (ARPA /AIS) radar and 200 sleeping AIS targets
  • Chart Radar functionality
  • Automatic clutter suppression
  • Enhanced small target detection
  • Multi-layer display of user chart objects and track data


  • Clear presentation of Navigation and Sensor Data
  • Optional display of Rudder and propulsion data
  • Flexible display layout with multi-view mode
  • Customized Conning Page

All features
FLIR Integration

NACOS Platinum allows a type approved integration of a network based Multi-sensor FLIR camera (daylight and infrared camera). The Camera is connected through a secondary network. The camera view is available on a Conning page and allows operation by a virtual Joystick.

Compatible with FLIR M Series Cameras.
Requires additional hardware.

FARSOUNDER Forward looking Sonar integration

The FARSOUNDER Forward Looking Sonar is integrated to NACOS Platinum as a client application to the FARSOUNDER System (Server). Up to 4 Platinum Operator Workstations can be connected as clients through a separate network. 3D view of the seabed in front can be combined with ECDIS monitoring utilizing a two display monitor setup for a workstation.

Requires additional hardware.

Dynamic Environmental Data overlay

Layer based visualization of environmental data such as ocean current, wind, air pressure and wave height for the time line of predicted data.
Requires environmental data subscription service.

FUGRO Docking System integration

FUGRO Docking system is interfaced to NACOS Platinum using a DPU2020 serial interface unit. Docking information such as lateral distance to berth, lateral speed and FUGRO sensor data quality are displayed on a customized conning page available at MULTIPILOT operator workstations featuring CONNING Functionality.

Requires additional Hardware.

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