Specifically, Wärtsilä will provide its technology to ensure uninterrupted port operations, while increasing safety levels and facilitating arrival, docking and departures for visiting ships.
The system consists of solid-state IALA Advanced radar, long-range thermal imaging, ultra-precise global positioning for pilotage operations, HF and VHF communication, data analysis, recording, and dispatching.
In addition, the system will detect potential oil spills.
Calm. José Antonio San Martín, Dirección de Contrataciones del Material (DIRCOMAT) commented that
Fog and maritime awareness are something we have to deal with a lot and safety is a constant concern, which is why we turned to Wärtsilä. We have worked with them often in the past and their experience in traffic management systems is second-to-none.