SAJ Instrument at SMM 2016

SAJ Instrument Ab Ltd will be exhibiting at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg 6-9 Sept. 2016 and will be showing our latest innovations to our customers. You are welcome to see us in Hall B1.OG.206. Happy Hour invitation Click here for an invitation to join the Happy Hour in the Finland Maritime Pavilion. Hall plan The SMM fair is a very large fair and to help you find your way to our booth we have included a link to floor plan for the SMM 2016. Click here to download the PDF version  

Britannia delivered to P&O Cruises

As of 22.02.2015 P&O Cruises took delivery of their newest ship Britannia from Fincantirei´s Monfalcone yard in Italy. Britannia as well as Regal Princess is the sister ships to Royal Princess delivered from Fincantieri to the Carnival Group. SAJ Instrument is proud to be a selected supplier to the Carnival Group and with Britannia we further extend our corporation with P&O Cruises that previously also use SAJ-DMS on Azura and Ventura. We can clearly see an increased demand for precision sensors from ship-owners as the important energy monitoring’s result rely on the measured data accuracy. SAJ has had the same goals since the beginning in 1980 and can today provide the required precision information regarding dynamic monitoring of ship structure in its natural varying environment. SAJ-DMS is a platform for proper measurement and we can provide advanced tools for optimization and efficiency monitoring that reaches new levels of result. Britannia naming ceremony will be in Southampton and named by Her Majesty The Queen on March 10.

Royal Princess naming ceremony

Princess Cruise’s newest ship Royal Princess was officially named during a traditional naming ceremony in Southampton. Godmother was the Duchess of Cambridge and assisted by the ship’s captain, Tony Draper the champagne bottle was successfully broken across the bow. Royal Princess that has been one of our projects since 2010 is with the naming ceremony officially ready and we wish the crew and all passengers many entertaining and happy nautical miles. The ships first class goals for both interior design and ship operation is well met thanks to Princess Cruise’s determination to keep the highest quality throughout the ship. We are pleased to again have been chosen to supply a fully dynamic monitoring system for the presentation of key information to both the crew and third party systems requiring reliable data. Our SAJ-DMS concept is well known for decades by Princes Cruises that after deciding to replace the conventional systems with precision monitoring have been a returning customer. Safety, fuel efficiency and environmental benefits can only be achieved from having reliable precision instrumentation to base all the decisions on. We can vouch for the monitoring of the ships dynamic floating condition and are pleased to have provided a key part for a greener and safer ship.

Viking Grace delivered

10.01.2013: Viking Grace the first passenger ferry powered by LNG built with focus on fuel efficiency, environment and safety was delivered to the owner Viking Line Abp from STX Finland Turku yard. We wish to congratulate Viking Line Abp and STX on their new splendid ship, which represent a new design and standard in the Finland-Sweden ferry operation. The ship is a milestone in the shipping industry because it holds several first time solutions. Many have been visible in the press a lot like the LNG propulsion and new thinking on the concept and interior design of a ferry. However also behind the scenes there is plenty of new technical thinking. We at SAJ Instrument Ab Ltd are proud to be a contributor selected for dynamic- and displacement measurement. With many years of good cooperation with Viking Line we are happy that once again have been entrusted to supply and equip the SAJ-DMS systems for accurate dynamic trim, list and hull bending measurement including remote displacement measurement. Important information required to control the new energy power management solution. With new and more advanced solutions the accuracy of the sensors and instruments on which the calculations are based has become decisive. The past decades of developing customized system technique dedicated for its marine purpose ensures accurate dynamic measuring output is recognized and proving vital for the success of modern ship operation to comply with EEDI and SEEMP requirement.

Meyer Werft projects

SAJ Instrument Ab Ltd supply SAJ-DMS dynamic measuring systems to Royal Caribbean’s subsidiary Celebrity Cruises. The newest cruise ship Nb 691 under way at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany is the fifth ship in a series of five “solstice class” cruise concept.  M/s Celebrity Reflection is now in the stage of completion at Meyer Werft. The SAJ-DMS system provides the most complete dynamic monitoring with a long proven accuracy and reliability that cannot be obtained from any conventional measuring gauges. Today’s demand to improve energy efficiency and lower emissions the system represents a unique instrumentation to correctly verify the calculated stability prior sailing and at sea where consumption occurs it supply important input to performance improvements made from prediction of theoretical trim optimizations that need to be verified under all conditions against the real dynamic trim. Without knowing the actual trim only a fragment of the full potential of fuel savings will be obtained. We have an excellent and long-standing relationship as the supplier of dynamic measuring technology for Royal Caribbean,” said D. Jansson, MD of SAJ Instrument Ab Ltd. ”We also supplied the SAJ-DMS systems for Allure and Oasis of the Seas, as well as all of the Freedom-, Voyager-, Radiance- and Vision-class ships, ensuring correct and reliable dynamic trim and displacement measurement that support and benefit operation. Another prestigious project with Meyer Werft were the supply of SAJ-DMS to Disney Cruises two new buildings, M/s Disney Dream and M/s Disney Fantasy. SAJ Instrument is today considered as the pioneer and leading supplier of dynamic monitoring systems for 30 years and been cooperating with Meyer Werft during almost 15 years. Just like always we are focused in our mission to support the shipping and shipbuilding industry with good standard of equipment that has a proven function you can trust.

Bore RoFlex delivered

On July 22, 2011 Bore took delivery of the second ship with the new concept RoFlex built at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH Co. The ship Bore Song and the sister ship Bore Sea, delivered in May 2011 is the ultimate RoRo-vessel designed for flexible cargo solutions and focus on lowered fuel consumption. Easy access through wide stern doors as well as hoistable cargo decks ensure rational and fast cargo handling. Bore has chosen the SAJ-DMS system for their ships to monitor the ship dynamics. The SAJ-DMS system provides the hydrostatic information required for efficient cargo handling and dynamic trim information at sea for fuel savings and safety. The SAJ-DMS system suits well the intentions from Bore to build an efficient ship with an environmentally friendly footprint and bunker efficiency to meet future requirements. We wish to congratulate Bore on these ships that will be very competitive in today’s changing shipping business.

Allure of the Seas delivered

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line took delivery of their second ship in the Genesis series, the Allure of the Seas, from the STX Finland Turku shipyard on October 28th. The Allure of the Seas represents the state of the art in cruise ship technology and entertainment technology that is unsurpassed today. Allure of the Seas was delivered one year after its sister ship. The Oasis of the Seas was delivered last year on October 29th. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has chosen SAJ Instrument Ab Ltd to provide the dynamic monitoring system – SAJ-DMS system – for both the Allure of the Seas and the earlier delivered Oasis of the Seas. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and SAJ Instrument have had a very long business relationship where SAJ Instrument has provided the SAJ-DMS system to most of ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet. By choosing the SAJ-DMS System, the ship operators will benefit from fuel savings and increased safety. The cost of installation for the SAJ-DMS system will be payed back in less than a year’s time in bunker savings alone. We are very happy and proud to be the supplier for the dynamic measuring system onboard the Allure of the Seas. We believe that the excellence of the Royal Caribbean cruise operation requires high-end solutions. The SAJ-DMS product is a very good match with the Royal Caribbean’s requirement for excellence evoking a new high-end standard. The Royal Caribbean Cruise Line operates 22 luxury cruise ships in different classes that operates on cruise schedules in different parts of the world. The Allure of the Seas will bring something new and unique to the cruise industry given the new partnership with Dreamworks Animation. It will take the cruise entertainment experience to a new level. We congratulate Royal Caribbean Cruise Line for bringing such an […]

Stena super ferries delivered

Stena Corporation took delivery week 40/2010 of their second super ferry M/s Stena Bitannica (Nb 164) foregoing the M/s Stena Hollandica delivered in May 2010. World largest car and passenger ferries representing a unique design and standard by Stena. SAJ Instrument have been chosen as supplier for the dynamic monitoring system SAJ-DMS on these two ships. Stena have been customer to SAJ for over two decades and it is a pleasure that our established association is good and Stena continues to actively choose the SAJ-DMS instead of passively allowing conventional systems to be installed. The installation of the SAJ-DMS benefit the cargo handling, fuel efficiency and safety. It is a good additional insurance to their £375 million investment. The installation cost for the SAJ-DMS system will pay back itself in less than a year in bunker savings alone. After working on these projects since 2006 we are happy to see these magnificent ships now in service. The ships’ can carry up to 300 trucks, 230 cars and 1,200 passengers on the Hoek van Holland to Harwich route. Stena Britannica and Stena Hollandica offer 30% more capacity and exciting new facilities for passengers and cars, giving travelers even more space to unwind. Facilities include buffet and a la carte restaurants; two bars; children’s playroom, teenager area; cinema; and Stena Plus Lounge, a media room filled with magazines and newspapers; a news room where you can keep up with the latest local and world news, an internet corner and free wifi. Stena Line operates ferries on 17 routes in Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Irish Sea. The company has a modern fleet of 35 vessels, including fast ferries, traditional combi ferries, RoPax ferries for freight and passengers, and pure cargo ships.