Rolls-Royce enterprise unit Energy Methods, headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, will ship the automation options (FüSAS) for the 4 new vessels for the German Navy. The scope consists of an Built-in Platform Administration System (IPMS) and a Situation Monitoring System (CMS). For this resolution, Rolls-Royce will ship its mtu NautIQ Grasp and mtu NautIQ Foresight merchandise. The contract with the principle contractor Damen Naval was concluded on 21.1.2022. The fireplace alarm, personnel locator and CCTV programs are additionally a part of the contract. That is the primary naval order for mtu NautIQ merchandise since Rolls-Royce launched its prolonged automation options portfolio, which now combines mtu and Servowatch applied sciences beneath one model. Rolls-Royce acquired Servowatch, a provider of built-in marine automation options, in 2020.

mtu NautIQ Grasp is the latest iteration of Rolls-Royce’s Built-in Platform Administration System, combining the benefits of confirmed mtu and Servowatch merchandise. It provides the identical base functionalities because the earlier model with enhanced options on a way more versatile and future-proof platform. mtu NautIQ Foresight is Rolls-Royce’s Gear Well being Administration System for marine functions. Rolls-Royce has efficiently positioned its ship automation merchandise within the international market and delivered options to clients throughout all kinds of functions worldwide over the previous two and a half a long time. With mtu NautIQ it’s providing a future-proof portfolio of enhanced options for the whole vessel.


Knut Müller, Vice President World Governmental at Rolls-Royce enterprise unit Energy Methods, stated: “This order is a major milestone for our confirmed and newly renamed mtu NautIQ automation options portfolio. It proves that our technique of delivering options from bridge to propeller is the right path. We’re the one engine producer on this planet that may additionally provide the automation platform to observe and management the whole ship and we’re proud that Damen and the German Armed Forces have chosen us for this essential and prestigious mission.”

Hein van Ameijden, Managing Director of Damen Naval, stated: “With Rolls-Royce and its mtu automation merchandise we now have discovered the fitting accomplice for the built-in programs for the automation of the command programs. That is high-tech, made in Germany. It would allow probably the most environment friendly operation of the vessels and guarantee optimum uptime, giving the German Navy the means to fulfil their missions anytime and wherever, due to the know-how and expertise of the engineers and builders of Rolls-Royce enterprise unit Energy Methods.”

Damen and Rolls-Royce have a long-standing cooperation in shipbuilding. Amongst different initiatives, Rolls-Royce equipped the diesel engines for the Joint Help Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman, utilized by each the Royal Netherlands and German navies, and the assist and analysis vessel Nuyina, which Damen delivered to the Australian Antarctic Division in August. Damen Naval is constructing the 4 F126 class frigates along with its companions Blohm+Voss and Thales, after the companions have been chosen as profitable bidders in 2020 following a European tender course of spanning a number of years. The primary ship is predicted to be delivered to the German Navy in Hamburg in 2028. All constructing work can be carried out in German shipyards in Hamburg, Kiel and Wolgast.