Condor Ferries’ Incat built ferry – Condor Rapide: Servowatch installs new ISIS250 Alarm & Monitoring Systems

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The selection by Condor Ferries of Servowatch’s ServoCoreTM Alarm & Monitoring Systems (AMS) to replace the ISIS250 system on their vessel Condor Rapide marks their continued satisfaction with Servowatch’s systems and engineering support.

This mid-life upgrade to Condor Rapide coupled with the support from Servowatch’s Customer Support team will ensure the vessel has minimal complications, ease of operation and supportability for many years to come.

The complete retro-fit was undertaken within 3 weeks in co-operation with Servowatch’s exclusive installation partner, Grundon Marine.

Functionality and features of the system installed on Condor Rapide include: –

  • Local intelligent Data Acquisition Unit
  • Multipoint Serial Communications Gateways
  • Graphical Operator Workstations
  • Local Operator Panels
  • Group Alarm Panel
  • UMS Duty Engineer Alarm Transfer System
  • Engineer Patrol Safety System
  • Data Logging and Trending Analysis
  • Propulsion shut down

Servowatch’s CEO Wayne Ross says “It’s a pleasure to be selected as the AMS solution provider for yet another Incat vessel upgrade and we were delighted to be selected by Condor Ferries to provide a retro-fit system to the mid-life upgrade on Condor Rapide. The installation went as planned and we completed the work on schedule and in budget which I am sure will have pleased our customer”.

Condor Ferries Ship Manager, Robert Loader says “the Servowatch AMS was on time, on budget, installed with the minimal of disruption to our service and we look forward too many years of trouble free operations. We are completely satisfied with the support and assistance that both the Servowatch team and their installation partners Grundon Marine provided”.

Owner of Grundon Marine, Mr Toby Grundon commented “It was a pleasure to work on the Condor Rapide project and to provide the Servowatch upgrade to the existing system. There are always issues to resolve when refitting a complex system, but with our extensive knowledge of the ISIS systems coupled with the tremendous support from the Condor Rapide crew and the first-class support provided by Servowatch, we were able to complete the installation with a minimal fuss and meet the deadlines of the owners”.