The Teledyne Marine TSS SATURN navigation gyrocompass product range is the first to be approved to carry the UK ‘Red Ensign’ mark of conformity for installation onto UK-registered ships.
The SATURN fiber optic gyrocompass (FOG), from Teledyne Marine TSS, is a range of IMO-approved surface navigation products, offering both AHRS & INS performance options in three standard heading accuracy variants: 0.1° sec. Lat. (SATURN 10), 0.3° sec. Lat. (SATURN 30), and 0.5° sec. Lat. (SATURN 50).
The United Kingdom has announced that from 1 January 2023, certain IMO Approved marine equipment will need to carry the ‘Red Ensign’ mark of conformity to be installed onto UK-registered ships.
The “Red Ensign” is a UK conformity marking affixed to products that have been certified by an approved body authorized by the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency as laid out in the requirements of MSN 1874.
Maintenance-free, to maximize investment, the SATURN product family has been specifically designed to fulfill a broad range of demanding maritime complex operations including:
- Ship Navigation: Non-IMO / IMO classed vessels, High Speed Craft , Naval ships & workboats
- Dynamic Positioning systems; DP1, DP2 & DP3
- Rig Moves
- DVL Aided Station keeping
- Sonar Stabilization