Commercial Ships Navigation
With a dedicated product line focusing on navigation radar solutions for both commercial ships and also workboats, Kelvin Hughes is at the forefront of IMO type approved navigation radar display and radar sensor technology. Core technologies include S-Band SharpEye™ solid state radar transceivers, X-Band IMO type approved 12kW radar for commercial ships and workboats and IMO type approved integrated widescreen dual Plan Position Indicator (PPI) radar displays.
With the performance advantage and reliability of Kelvin Hughes upmast radars, installation and ownership costs are minimised and enables the Kelvin Hughes radar display to present the clearest radar picture to the navigator while taking advantage of a range of features designed to improve situational awareness at sea.
Kelvin Hughes has been designing, manufacturing and supplying navigation radars since the 1940's and, as well as being the supplier of naval radar to 30 of the world's navies, today it has thousands of radar and integrated bridge systems installed on cargo ships, cruise ships (notably the Queen Mary 2), fast ferries and offshore support vessels, providing:
- Ultra-high reliability solid state radar
- Clutter reduction technology
- Upmast X-Band and S-Band radar
- Easy to use widescreen radar displays
- ECDIS systems
- Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs)
- Radar Maintenance / Radar Service / Radar Repair
- Managed Service Contracts for radar and bridge equipment
Kelvin Hughes provides a full range of radar spares, radar support, radar service (including managed service) and radar maintenance packages to the commercial shipping industry delivered through a global service and support network.