MJR Power & Automation – has successfully engineered, supplied and installed its industry leading MAP OE™ – Alarm & Monitoring System – for East Yorkshire based firm, SMS Towage.

SMS Towage – specialists in offering 24/7 service to shipping companies and recognised as the UK’s largest independent towage firm – appointed Teesside based MJR Power & Automation to deliver a complete upgrade of the alarm and monitoring system on one of its flagship tugboats, Roman.

With its user-friendly interface and redundant system architecture, MJR Power & Automation’s unique MAP OE™ alarm and monitoring package delivers excellent operational functionality on Roman for continuous monitoring and diagnostics, backed up with MJR Power & Automation’s service team to provide service and through life support.

Completed in just less than four months – which is a rapid turnaround for a project of this nature in the current market conditions – MJR Power & Automation successfully completed:

– The removal of an existing system,

– Installation of a new alarm and bridge panels complete with HMI’s, outstations, and alarms located in the engine room,

– Installation of the new alarm throughout the ship’s bridge and Chief’s cabin whilst retaining existing instrumentation and sensors.

And on the back of the successful contract completion, MJR Power & Automation has secured several other contracts with the leading towage firm including alarm testing, CCTV upgrades and relay replacement on Roman, as well as a series of additional projects on the company’s tugboat fleet.

Speaking about the completed project, Paul Cairns, Managing Director at MJR Power & Automation said: “We are delighted to have recently completed what has been a complex project for SMS Towage. The quick execution is a genuine credit to our team’s talents and knowledge which has allowed us to install a new system in a seamless manner.

“SMS Towage is a valued customer of MJR Power & Automation, and we are pleased that we have subsequently won further work with such a high-profile company. This is true testament to the high quality of our project delivery driven by our experience and expertise and our ability for a rapid turnaround on such schemes.”

MAP-OE™ is an integrated automation platform for marine and offshore applications. A modular system, based on commercial off-the-shelf components, it provides flexibility with its customisable and highly configurable architecture to meet specific application and client requirements.

MJR Power & Automation is a leading marine engineering solution and service provider, delivering power, electrical and automation projects to the marine, offshore and energy sector for over 25 years.