(Birkeroed, Denmark – Sept. 29, 2014) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine, a leading supplier of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), today announced that its new-generation DM100 VDR has been type approved by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) under the new IMO standard, which came into force July 1.
The type approval certifies that the Danelec DM100 VDR meets all the revised performance standards and technical requirements, as defined in IMO Resolution MSC.333(90). The DM100 has also been type-approved by the German authority BSH and the Singapore Maritime and Port Authority signifying compliance with the new IMO standard.
“The RS certification clears the way for the large number of ships sailing under the Russian registry to be fitted with the Danelec DM100 VDR, which is the first VDR to have received full unconditional type approval and EU Wheelmark under the new IMO standard, ” said Hans Ottosen, chief executive officer of Danelec Marine.. “We are now in full production and are delivering DM100 VDR products through our distributors and OEM partners worldwide.”
A White Paper presenting complete details on the new requirements contained in the new IMO VDR Standard is available on the Danelec Marine website.
About Danelec Marine
Headquartered in Denmark, Danelec Marine is a leading supplier of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). Danelec Marine was one of the first companies to bring to market VDRs and Simplified VDRs (S-VDRs) to meet the original IMO carriage requirements. More than 6, 000 vessels today are equipped with a VDR or S-VDR designed and manufactured by Danelec. The company has factory-trained service facilities in more than 50 countries and Certified Service Centers at strategic locations worldwide. To learn more about the Danelec difference, visit www.danelec-marine.com.