Huginn Commissions PSM to Install New Tank Gauging System

When Vessel Huginn in Iceland required a complete upgrade of their fishing vessel’s tank gauging system they approached PSM. Working closely with local agent Akor, PSM developed a solution that minimised tank entry, reusing as much of their existing hardware as possible.

Having installed a TankView system and hydrostatic ICT sensors some years previously, PSM was able to provide a cost-effective upgrade, based on expanding the current system to cover RSW, fuel oil, freshwater waste and service tanks.

The system was supplied fully configured, enabling the Chief Engineer to install and commission the vessel quickly to enable the vessel to be brought back into service in the fastest possible time. Additional display and functional requirements which emerged during the design and installation process were also managed during the same timeframe.

The installation included ten ICT 1000 transmitters for RSW tanks and a complete BMS4 electro-pneumatic system for all other tanks all connected to PSM’s TankView central display with repeater. In addition, we also developed and included a serial output which provided tank and alarm status to the existing central alarm monitoring system.

To find out more about our marine tank monitoring systems and the benefits they could bring to your vessels, or for more information on any of our other tank gauging solutions, please visit www.psmmarine.com or telephone: +44 (0)144 410 040.

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For press information email Charmaine Kimpton of Shere Marketing at ckimpton@sheremarketing.co.uk or telephone +44 (0) 1483 203010 or +44 (0) 7414 749973.      

Note to Editor:

Established for over thirty years, PSM Instrumentation is a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced marine control instrumentation and marine protection systems for the marine transportation industry. PSM offers a range of application solutions for designers, ship builders and end-users, to ensure vessels operate efficiently and reliably and are compliant with legal, safety and environmental regulations. Main application solutions include:

ClearView: Award winning monitoring and control systems for oily water separators, oil record book automation and bunker fuel management

TankView: Marine tank level monitoring and supervision systems for ballast, cargo, service and bunker fuel oil tanks

BulkSafe: Water ingress detection systems and water level alarm systems to protect bulk carriers in accordance with SOLAS regulations

PSM products carry all required type approvals from the main leading marine societies, in addition to many country specific approval standards. PSM are approved to BS EN ISO 9001:2000. 

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