Ship Automation Systems

Controlling power with intelligent electronics. As a systems supplier, we not only provide you with the perfect propulsion system, but also with automation systems that are adjustable to fit your needs.

mtu NautIQ Automation Systems

Controlling the power

Our engines are powerful and technologically advanced. But to offer the best efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental compatibility, they need more than just power; they need intelligent electronic management.

Modern engine management systems handle the control and monitoring of the hardware and enable perfect performance. The ship automation systems in the mtu NautIQ portfolio are designed to offer the ideal combination of performance and precision.

mtu NautIQ Master

mtu NautIQ Master is an Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) and offers the optimal solution to meet the needs of Government and highly complex Commercial projects. The advanced, customized solutions meet the complex automation and integration requirements of operators of modern specialized vessels. All the various subsystems of a ship are integrated into a single, intelligent system. As a scalable and feature-rich system, mtu NautIQ Master can deliver a fully integrated turnkey solution.

mtu NautIQ Core

mtu NautIQ Core has been specifically created to deliver Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions for all shipping sectors. The standard mtu NautIQ Core packages are future proofed allowing for later integration of additional hardware, software, and auxiliary equipment throughout the vessels’ lifetime.

mtu NautIQ Foresight

mtu NautIQ Foresight is an Equipment Health Management System. It allows you to monitor the technical condition of your vessel and your complete fleet.

mtu NautIQ CoDirect

The wireless, remote-helm system that controls a vessel’s engines, steering and transmission as well as payload functions like pumps, winches or cranes. It allows marine crews to operate a vessel from a distance of up to 1000 meters – from the safest vantage point.

mtu NautIQ CoOperate

An optionally self-piloting ship navigation and command system. It enables off-boat remote command, including all payloads on board, and offers situational awareness using cameras, sensors and other equipment, from a second location on another vessel or on shore.

mtu NautIQ CoPilot

As an autonomous pilot assist system, mtu NautIQ CoPilot is our most advanced autonomous system, using digital marine sensors, embedded electronic charts, advanced autonomous algorithms and broad-area computer vision to support human-manual vessel operations with enhanced real-time understanding of objects, obstructions and traffic. In essence, it acts as a virtual onboard copilot at your side.

mtu NautIQ Bridge

With our extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of ship automation, we are now expanding our offering to include a fully integrated bridge solution. mtu NautIQ Bridge integrates all essential vessel control, monitoring, and navigation sub-systems, wherever they are on board, into a single platform. By providing all relevant information to the captain in a single place, the new bridge solution enhances both user-friendliness and operational reliability.

mtu NautIQ BlueVision NG_Basic

This Propulsion Control system consists of monitoring   and remote control. It is configurable and is connected via interfaces to the engine control, transmission, propulsion, and auxiliary systems.

mtu NautIQ BlueVision NG_Advanced

The modular system design allows for a flexible configuration; intelligent data technology ensures reliable data exchange and reduces the need for excessive cabling. Optimized interfaces between the propulsion and automation systems result in a completely integrated solution that ensures security, efficiency, and reliability –all from one source.

mtu NautIQ BlueVision NG_Avantgarde

This variant provides the most sophisticated solution for standard automation systems. You get a complete package: not only powerful engine performance, but also maximum efficiency, uncompromising reliability and environmental compatibility in monitoring and control of the complete propulsion plant.

mtu NautIQ Genoline NG

This system can be supplied with or without classification and is made for monitoring and controlling on-board power generation plants.

Delivering actionable insights through digital solutions with mtu GO

Our digital platform mtu Go is being developed as the primary source for you and your service network to analyze system data quickly. It helps you to determine important action steps and plan them optimally. With a growing number of mtu Go features you can easily connect, remotely monitor, efficiently maintain, and proactively manage your engines, systems, assets, and global fleets like never before.


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