Light towers complex tasks improves identification at the entrance to the pier
The Port of Barcelona has set up two new twin headlights in bocanas access to the site to improve the complex tasks of identification at the entrance to the pier, to the large presence of lights docks and esplanades. The initiative to improve port infrastructure and gives signals in line with the intense activity of one of Europe’s ports to greater trade volume.
Light towers, which represented an outlay of 570,000 euros, have a height of 14 meters and are equipped with individual visitables lanterns 2.2 meters, holding inside the lighting equipment and optical rotation for up to generating over 80,000 candles of light intensity, which allows the light beam reaches 10 nm. The ability of the above markers were limited to 3,600 candles.
The headlamps feature light rotation systems and solar power. The light is based on LED technology and reduces energy consumption, supplied by a solar panel of 500 watts per light. The ends of the dams of both towers stand out even above the minimum requirements in regard to recognition distance.
The Port of Barcelona has its own network of ckn based Automatic Identification System (AIS acronym) that covers the entire territory under its jurisdiction seasons: the sea Barcelona from the coast of Vilanova up France. In this way, it takes control of all lighthouses, beacons and buoys for navigation located on the coast of Barcelona and Girona.
Among the available technology, also has a differential GPS receiver that displays data from real-time positioning marine and maritime radar transponders assets in the header of each entry bocanas port that can identify any boat equipped with radar .
Courtesy Car Service Barcelona