NavAP replaced AP 3000 at m.v. Egbert Wagenborg
Navis NavAP 5 was installed in September 2019 onboard m.v. Egbert Wagenborg instead of obsolete AP 3000 autopilot. Navis Engineering Oy have replaced operator panel and motherboard of autopilot. By replacement of AP 3000 movement of the rudder in heading mode and course mode are now at lot less compared to previous AP3000 autopilot.
Built under: Bureau Veritas: I + HULL +MACH General cargo ship-heavycargo (tanktop 150 kN/m2, Tanktop (non-uniformal) 200 kN/m2) - occasional dry bulk cargo Unrestricted navigation. +AUT-UMS, +SYS-NEQ-1, MON-SHAFT, ICE CLASS 1A, INWATERWAYSURVEY
The EasyMax vessel is an open-top multi-purpose ice-classed vessel with a load capacity of 14,300 tonnes and a hold capacity of 625,000 cubic feet. The combination of that large load capacity and very low fuel consumption makes this Wagenborg vessel a leader in its segment in terms of sustainability. Wagenborg Shipping was awarded the 2017 Maritime KVNR Shipping Award with the innovative and sustainable vessel ‘Egbert Wagenborg’.
O.F.C. (Erik) Magel | Master m.v. Egbert Wagenborg | Wagenborg Shipping B.V.
«Navis NavAP 5 was installed in September 2019
With good clear instructions we were able to calibrate the NavAP 5 during our voyage from Finland to Turkey.
The movement of the rudder in heading mode and course mode are now at lot less compared to our previous AP3000 autopilot.
The NavAP 5 has a good overview of all important settings on the display.
Also these settings are easy to change with the knob and set button.
The display has a nice colour settings for day/dusk/night.
- Very handy & easy to operate
- Can adjust the conditions of the ship
- Set courses can be adjusted to decimals».