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 In order to optimise manoeuvrability when TM  steering manually or automatically, BOSS is able to calculate the rudder forces by  measuring the bending of the rudder stock.

BARKE Optimised Steering System (BOSS™)

The rudder force generated for specific angles is not measured or displayed by any of the ship's navigation systems. In order to optimise manoeuvrability when steering manually or automatically, BOSS™ is able to calculate the rudder forces by measuring the bending of the rudder stock. The measured values are displayed on a touch panel on the bridge and can be transferred to the ship's navigation system. Reducing rudder movements, manoeuvrability is improved and sailing on.
Autopilot mode reduces the overshoots, shortening the travelled distance and so reducing fuel consumption.
Two options for delivery: BOSS™ mechanical preparation or BOSS™ fully installed.

BOSS™ is currently certified by Bureau Veritas (BV) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

Specifcations

Advantages

Why choose BARKE Optimised Steering System (BOSS™)

  • Reducing rudder movements
  • Improved manoeuvrability
  • Reducing fuel consumption.

Application

The new BARKE Optimised Steering System (BOSS™) further enhances a vessel’s performance. The BOSS™ is able to calculate the rudder forces for specific angles, which are not measured or displayed by any of the ship’s navigation systems.

By calculating the transversal and longitudinal force of the rudder, rudder movements can be reduced and manoeuvrability improved. The measured values are displayed on a touch panel on the bridge and can be transferred to the ship's navigation system. Sailing on autopilot mode reduces the overshoots, shortening the travelled distance and so reducing fuel consumption.

Two options for delivery:

  • BOSS™ mechanical preparation
  • BOSS™ fully installed

Package

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