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EMRI A/S​

Marielundvej 37A

2730 Herlev

Denmark​

Phone:  +45 44 91 82 04

Fax:        +45 44 91 55 07

E-mail:   inf@emri.dk

News

Here you will be able to find relevant news and press releases from EMRI

AUGUST 1 2018 - PRESS RELEASE:​​

EMRI is about to launch new flexible joystick panel

EMRI has developed a flexible joystick panel for manoeuvring of ships that can be customized to individual needs and preferences. The panel will be introduced to the market at EMRI’s exhibitor booth at SMM 2018 in Hamburg.

Visitors at the maritime trade fair SMM in Hamburg 4-7 September 2018 will have the opportunity to be the first to see the new joystick panel from EMRI called IMJ11. It can be used onboard all types of larger vessels including cruise vessels, mega yachts and survey vessels. IMJ11 is the newest addition to EMRI’s long history of manufacturing joystick panels for steering. It is based on previous experiences and market feedback they have gathered from existing models as Claus Nortoft Thomsen, Owner and CEO at EMRI explains:

Our new joystick panel is based on the wish to offer customers the steering experience they prefer. It is basically a standard design, which is flexible enough to be individually customized with a long list of options”.

Among these options are different steering modules such as a tiller, miniwheel and joystick, El-shaft option and an indoor or outdoor version that comes with a bracket to make the panel portable. Together with a slim design, these options are part of an effort to make it easier for owners and shipyards to integrate the panel into their design plans. Claus Nortoft Thomsen, Owner and CEO at EMRI explains the link to their strategy:

We want to provide these types of customers with the opportunity to brand products under their own company. By having a panel that can be customized and is easier to work with, we are looking towards further implementing this strategy”.

Other new features

Besides the individual options, IMJ11 has according to EMRI, a better interface between man and machine, as it projects more information on the center display than previous models. The information is divided into the four programmable main categories: Status, Conning, Docking and Wind. For example, can heading and speed information be projected for each category on a display fitted to both day and night time view.

EMRI – Electronic & Marine Research Industries

EMRI is a Danish technology company in the maritime sector, founded in 1972. EMRI has been the world leader in the development of analogue steering and rudder control systems for improving ships’ steering capabilities and thus a significant reduction of oil consumption onboard. For more than 45 years, EMRI has delivered autopilots, joystick / DP systems, complete steering control systems and much more to all types of ships in the maritime industry.

EMRI’s exhibitor booth at SMM 2018 in Hamburg: Danish Pavilion, Ground floor in Hall B1, Booth 311.​

july 10 2017 - Press Release:

New order for popular autopilot

Furetank, located on the Swedish island of Donsö, has used EMRI autopilots for a number of ships in the past. Now, with a new range of ships coming up, Furetank looks to EMRI again for an autopilot that is perfect for navigating through the narrow seaways of the Nordic countries, characterised by the archipelago, and the challenging coastlines around the entire North European countries

Herlev, July 10 2017 – Furetank is about to delivery their newest generation of environment friendly product and chemical tankers, which are intended to sail in the waters surrounding Sweden. Especially the archipelagos are difficult to navigate through but as Furetank has experienced, the EMRI autopilots can do the job together with a good ECDIS voyage planning. Per-Anders Höglund, Chief Security Officer at Furetank, says:

“From what we have gotten of feedback from our people on the bridges, we can tell that the EMRI autopilot is both a reliable auto- and track pilot in tight spots, and due to EMRI’s history of reducing ships’ oil consumption, it only aided to the choice of their autopilot for this generation of eco-friendly tankers”

The system around the autopilot

​Besides the autopilot, Furetank’s new fleet will receive its Remote-Control System from EMRI. This entails the central steering wheel on the bridge, the mini wheels for the wings, the Non-Follow-Up system and lever, mode selectors, displays, as well as physical rudder angle indicators to be mounted directly on the rudder. Furetank has made an active choice in selecting EMRI as the provider due to experiences with earlier ships, and the long history between the two companies continues to grow longer each year.

EMRI – Electronic & Marine Research Industries:

EMRI is a Danish technology company in the maritime sector, founded in 1972. EMRI has been the world leader in the development of analogue steering and rudder control systems for improving ships’ steering capabilities and thus a significant reduction of oil consumption onboard. For more than 45 years, EMRI has delivered autopilots, joystick / DP systems, complete steering control systems and much more to all types of ships in the maritime industry.​

JUNE 9 2017 - PRESS RELEASE:

Turnover record at EMRI A/S

EMRI presents the best fiscal year in the company’s history. After completing some difficult years during the financial crisis, the now 45-year-old business presents the company’s best revenue ever

Herlev, June 9 2017 – In the maritime industry, where many companies have experienced a crisis over the past many years, EMRI has managed to maintain a steady course with a full order book. Claus Nørtoft Thomsen, CEO at EMRI, says:

“We have been busy and have probably been one of the few companies in the industry who have been lucky with a large order intake. People know us as a company that supplies quality on time and this reputation has helped us through a period, which has been difficult for many competitors”

Efficient employees

With a turnover of DKK 55 million in the fiscal year 2016-17, EMRI can look back on a year with full steam ahead on development, production and delivery based on a staff of skilled and dedicated employees. The turnover of DKK 55 million is more than a doubling of revenue in 2012-13. The extra production has meant that EMRI has had to hire more new employees in 2016 and the future order book means that EMRI can continue this positive development in 2017-18.

November 15 2016 - press release:

EMRI to deliver steering control systems for Maersk line triple E container ships

Maersk has chosen the Danish company EMRI as the provider of the comprehensive steering control systems for the second generation of Triple E container ships

Herlev, November 15, 2016 – EMRI is to deliver the steering control system to the second generation of the Triple E ship series from Maersk Line with a capacity of about 19,000 TEU. Claus Nørtoft Thomsen, CEO of EMRI, says:

“This is a large order, but having been in business for more than 40 years, and with focus on quality and reliability, Maersk Line is getting a steering system that fully complies with their requirements for high quality and long service duration”

More than half way there 

EMRI was chosen by Maersk Line because of the quality of their products and because of the long-term relationship with the Danish company. EMRI has delivered multiple systems to Maersk Line ships in the past, and with 20 systems delivered to the first Triple E series from Maersk, EMRI has obtained a contract of another 11 systems for the second-generation series, all of them being built at Daewoo shipyard in Korea. Furthermore, an order for steering control to 7 smaller Maersk Line feeder vessels built at COSCO shipyard in China with a capacity of 3,600 TEU.

Future deliveries 

EMRI was also chosen for Maersk Line’s 9 container ships with a TEU capacity of 14,000 (Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea). A testimony to the quality of EMRI’s steering control system.