Navitron

Navitron Systems Ltd is an independent British company based near Portsmouth on the south coast of England.

Specialists in the design and manufacture of Classification Society Approved Main Steering Controls and a comprehensive range of Type Approved Autopilot systems and associated equipment for commercial vessel applications, the company is internationally represented by leading brand distributors of marine electronic equipment.

MED Module D and ISO 9001 Quality Certificated (ISO 9001:2000) a key feature of Navitron policy is ‘in house’ product design and development which ensures maximum levels of company expertise in all operational aspects from design input through production to end user support.

Commensurate with this theme it is noteworthy that Navitron Systems Ltd is the first UK manufacturer of fully Type Approved autopilot systems to latest IMO and ISO specifications including wheelmarked systems in accordance with MED 96/98/EC.

Navitron Main Steering Control configurations are suitable for use with single and dual rudder systems (Independent or Syncronised) for vessels of all types and typical Navitron autopilot applications range from 10 metre workboats to Gyro based Ocean going vessels which can exceed 100,000 gross registered tonnes encompassing: –

  • WORKBOATS & TUGS
  • COASTERS & DREDGERS
  • SURVEY & SUPPORT UNITS
  • FISHING VESSELS
  • S.A.R UNITS
  • MILITARY CRAFT
  • PASSENGER SHIPS
  • TANKERS
  • CARGO CARRIERS

Further Navitron equipment includes Bowthruster and Analogue Steering Interfaces, Power Steer Controls, Digital and Analogue Heading Repeaters, Rudder Angle Indicators, Off Course Alarms, Watch Alarms and Heading Data Interfaces which – dependent on type – may be installed as autopilot optional equipment or configured as independent systems.