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Jotron launches the Tron 40VDR Float Free Capsule

Jotron AS, a leading manufacturer of professional communication systems for land, sea and air safety, announces the release of their float free voyage data recorder (VDR) capsule; Tron 40VDR. The Tron 40VDR is a combined float free emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) and a float free storage medium. Tron 40VDR is Cospas-Sarsat and MED approved. Jotron will showcase Tron 40VDR at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg, 9-12 September.

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Tron 40VDR is already supplied to all major manufacturers of VDR systems, all working closely with Jotron to obtain the most reliable solution for recording in a float free capsule. The contracts signed exceed approximately 20 million NOK and Jotron expects a continued increase of sales in the coming years. 

The new Tron 40VDR Float Free Capsule is designed according to the latest requirements for VDR performance standards, valid from 1st July 2014. A VDR system and the recorded data stored in the final recording medium is a vital contribution and helps to identify the cause of any accident for investigators, shipowners and authorities. The Tron 40VDR Float Free Capsule design construction and innovative technology provides a maintenance friendly product for shipowner.

The Tron 40VDR Float Free Capsule complies with the latest VDR performance standards IMO MSC.333 (90), IEC61996-1 Ed.2 and IEC61097-2. The separate VDR storage module contains the standard 64GB memory capacity. 

“Jotron leads the way in maritime safety technology and has produced the most reliable float free VDR capsule in the market,” says Jotron’s Director Sales and Marketing Rolf Andreas Wallin. “We are grateful to be considered a technologically advanced and trustworthy partner.”

For more information please contact Jotron: Tor Martin Røed, Director Maritime & Energy Communications Division, tel. +47 33139700.

You can meet Jotron at SMM, Hamburg, Germany, 9-12 September and at Rio Oil & Gas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15-18 September.