Marine LiDAR Plays Vital Role in Enhanced Situational Awareness for Ships

Using an array of Intelligent Awareness sensors, thermal imaging cameras and a revolutionary Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system installed on a 165m passenger ferry, Rolls-Royce and MOL were able to significantly improve navigational safety of the vessel by providing day-time-like situational awareness of the surrounding area to the vessel’s bridge team. LiDAR sensors, such as the OPAL™ Marine LiDAR, are playing an increasingly vital role in providing enhanced situational awareness to ships in all types of weather, 24/7, day or night.

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