Onyx Marine Automation, the Italian based designer and manufacturer of Automation Systems for the premium yacht market, has been awarded Lloyds Type Approval for both their Wheelhouse Automation System – part of the Team Italia I-Bridge - and their Fire and Watertight Door Monitoring System.
Federico Sturlese, Onyx’s CTO said “We are very pleased to have completed this process and to have been granted Lloyds Approval. The team’s commitment and the quality of their products has lead Onyx Marine Automation to become very successful within short time. Until recently, we have only offered our marine automation products to the Italian market. This certification now gives us the opportunity to move into new markets around the world where more and more premium yachts specify type approved technology. We have a proven product, some very good customer references and a product that can optimise the manufacturing process for the yard which is so important in today’s market.”
Onyx’s technical team design the hardware and the software and provide either custom built packages for one off designs or more frequently complete solutions for series production yachts. Onyx’s ability to demonstrate the business case for their products with reduced cost ease of installation, and worldwide service commitment has played a major part in the success and acceptance of the Onyx products. The team work in conjunction with the yard, the project managers and/or the owner’s representatives and of course the electrical contractor. With years of experience in the marine sector, they are able to provide not only world class technological solutions but also present the information in a format and design which is both aesthetically and ergonomically appropriate for a marine environment.
Onyx Marine Automation Systems act as technical advisers to many of the most important Italian ship yards. Onyx has designed and installed their systems to many of the world’s most impressive and well known yachts including standard fit on Azimut 95’ and 105’, Benetti Classic 120’ and Legend 85’, Dominator 62’, Pershing 115’ and ISA 120’. In addition Onyx has successfully installed systems on CRN 128, ISA’s 630AR, 600GR, 500VLA, Baglietto’s and many more.