Enhance Your Fleet's Navigation and Compliance

How we can help you meet the new Panama Canal Authority (ACP) requirements for Neopanamax vessels.

Introducing SAL SPU-100, a crucial high-precision navigation technology designed for advanced pilotage in multiple ports, canals and waterways worldwide. It incorporates cutting-edge advancements in navigation and pilot assistance systems, ensuring secure and efficient navigation through challenging passages with ease.

This state-of-the-art system is specifically designed to meet and exceed the stringent requirements recently established by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). As outlined in the ACP’s Advisory to Shipping No. A-32-2022, a new positioning system requirement for Neopanamax vessels was introduced in October 2023. The SPU-100 not only complies with these specifications but also sets a new standard for advanced pilotage across multiple ports worldwide.

As regulatory environments continue to evolve, the SPU-100 is not just a tool for compliance but a strategic asset for future-proofing your fleet's operations. By investing in the SPU-100, you ensure your fleet is equipped with the best technology available, improving safety, efficiency, and operational reliability.

The SPU-100 is built on proven technology and is trusted by pilot organizations globally. It is a vital component of Portable Pilot Units (PPU) systems, enhancing safety and efficiency during vessel navigation in confined waters and docking operations. The system delivers independent navigational data with optimal accuracy and reliability, surpassing the quality of standard bridge instrumentation.

To learn more about how the SAL SPU-100 can benefit your fleet and help you stay ahead of industry regulations, please book in a call with our experts.

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Key Advantages of the SPU-100:

  • Enhanced Safety and Efficiency: Provides precise navigational data, crucial for manoeuvres in confined waters.

  • Superior Accuracy: Offers pilots and ship crew the most accurate navigational data available.

  • Resilience: Tested and certified to perform under real signal jamming and spoofing conditions.

  • Uninterrupted Operation: Features a backup battery to ensure continuous operation during power outages.

  • NavCom Specialists

  • Dedicated 24/7 global technical team

  • Authorized OEM dealer and installer

  • Fault detection

  • Reduce downtime

  • Experienced engineers

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About AST Networks

AST Networks is a leader in advanced communication and navigation technology, offering robust and innovative solutions for the maritime industry. Our expertise in installing, servicing, and maintaining high-precision navigation systems has made us a trusted partner for pilot organizations and maritime authorities worldwide.

We understand that each customer has unique requirements. That’s why we take the time to learn about your business and operations before recommending the most suitable solution. With a global 24/7 support team and a proven track record of quick turnarounds, customers can trust us to reduce time out of the water and operational costs.

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