Furuno VR3000 VDR & VR3000S (S)VDR (End of Life)


NOTE:  Furuno VR3000 VDR & VR3000S (S)VDR  Series has been DISCONTINUED.
Mackay will continue to support and service these VDR’s; coordinated via Mackay World Service.  Parts for the (S)VDR will be available from Furuno through April 2022.

For NEW Furuno VDR/(S)VDR Requests or Replacements, see Furuno VR7000 and VR7000S

Furuno VR3000 VDR
is a complete Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) system and fully complies with IMO performance specifications and carriage requirements*; intended for all passenger and new build cargo ships of 3,000+gt.   The purpose of the VDR is to assist investigators in identifying causes of maritime casualty, and to use the data for future incident prevention.

The Furuno VR-3000 VDR stores recorded data in a Protective Storage Module (DRU), and a secondary backup Hard Disk Drive for easy post incident retrieval. A save button on the Remote Alarm Panel can be initiated by crew to immediately preserve up to 4 incidents for review, while the system continues to record normally.

Recorded data is replayed using LivePlayer V4 in a Graphical Presentation for investigation, briefing, and training purposes.   Information gathered include vessels position, speed, heading, bridge audio, communication audio and radar images that are configured for recording in serial, digital and analog formats.

Also available is the Simplified VDR, Furuno VR3000S (S)VDR.

The VDR is intended for all the passenger ships as well as for newly constructed cargo ships of 3,000 gross tonnage and upwards. The S-VDR is for existing cargo vessels of the same category with a phase-in requirement schedule for those of 20,000 gross tonnage and upwards first, to be followed by others of 3,000 gross tonnage and upwards.
The S-VDR is not required to store the same level of detailed data as the VDR but should maintain a store, in a secure and retrievable form, of information concerning the position, movement, physical status, command and control of a ship over the period leading up to and following an incident.

Click for link to IMO VDR Regulations & Phase-In Schedule

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