New Shipboard Environmental Control and Monitoring Systems Contract with Maersk

Tidal Engineering was recently awarded the contract to supply it's TECMS Shipboard Environmental Control and Monitoring system under a new Military Sealift Command (MSC) contract awarded to Maersk Lines.

The Tidal Engineering Environmental Control and Monitoring System (TECMS) has gotten rave reviews at many existing installations. Ship crew's have reported the system is "One of the best on the Ship". Ship owner's say "Bailey Refrigeration and Tidal Engineering 'Raise the Bar' in performance and delivery on Shipboard Environmental Control and Monitoring Systems for Military Pre-positioning Ships".

The contract will convert two Maersk Lines ships for pre-positioning duty. The M/V Innovation and the M/V Newark Bay will be two of the largest container ships in the fleet.

Tidal Engineering has been supplying TECMS systems on MSC ships for 5 years. Capabilities of the systems include:

  • Temperature and humidity control in more than 32 separate spaces. 
  • Logging and graphing environmental histories for cargo spaces.
  • Logging and graphing ambient and sea water conditions. 
  • Generating reports and signaling faults on ship engine room alarms.
  • Wireless data upload via satellite.

Tidal Engineering designed the SBC485B single board computers used on the TECMS systems specifically for shipboard data acquisition applications. The system also uses the robust and powerful NT hosted Think & Do software control system, the industry recognized leader for PC based controls.