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SMIDS Pro Docking System (SYS-0093)

SKU: SYS-0093

SYS-0093 System: SMIDS Pro Docking System

This Type Approved Speed Log Docking System is well suited to large vessels in excess of 50,000GRT, provides distance to berth information and predictive course indications of the vessel Stern, Bow and Midships with a worldwide accuracy of ±0.01kn/0.3m.

SYS-0093 SMIDS Pro Docking SystemSMIDS Pro is Commercial Maritime’s most economic and accurate SDME (Speed Distance Measuring Equipment) system using state-of-the-art technology to provide vessel Distance to Berth and Course Prediction options.

  • Uses high accuracy, multi-constellation GNSS Positioning.
  • A Transmitting Heading Device (THD), with an integral GNSS heading sensor.
  • Recall previously visited berth locations.
  • A Primary or Secondary Heading Device.
  • Predictive Berthing Assistance.

SMIDS Pro Type Approvals


Why should you install the new SMIDS Pro?

  • Reduce docking and departure times.
  • Reduce carbon emissions.
  • Increase ship safety with a reduction in the risk of damage to the vessel, berth and crew.
  • Simple retrofit installation on the move, with no interruption to the ship’s voyage.
  • Cost-effective solutions to statutory requirements for secondary equipment (heading, positioning and SDME).
  • Future option to allow Remote Access to recorded voyage data.
  • Playback Software included.


Benefits of the SMIDS Pro

  • Globally reliable, accurate and unaffected by debris in river/estuary water, disturbed silt, or cavitation.
  • Stern, Bow and Midships distance to berth information to assist with berthing.
  • Predictive Course indication.
  • Displays and logs voyage time and total distance travelled.
  • The SMIDS Pro is accurate to 0.01knot for speed and has an increased accuracy with 10 Hz velocity measurements.
  • Redundancy in position and heading measurement.
  • Distance data in addition to velocity data.
  • No equipment is required dockside.

SMIDS Pro SDME GNSS Navigation

Other available configurations for the SMIDS Pro

SYS-0094 System: SMIDS Pro Docking System with Pilot

SMIDS Pro SYS-0094 gives the ultimate vessel movement and navigation data independently of all other systems onboard with a position accuracy of ±0.01 kn/0.03m (3cm).

This system provides docking speed log information with the additional benefit of meeting the Panama Canal requirements of a Non-Portable Piloting Aid, well suited to vessels of a beam of 109 feet and greater.

SYS-0095 System: SMIDS Pro Satellite Speed Log System

This SMIDS Pro configuration offers the most accurate Type Approved satellite speed log system for large commercial vessels. It is a modular 2-axis system for Speed Over Ground for all vessels constructed after July 1st 2014.

SYS-0096 System: SMIDS Pro Panama Pilot System

This SMIDS Pro system gives a straight-out-of-the-box solution for vessels transiting the Panama Canal, meeting the requirement of being a Non-Portable Piloting Aid. The SYS-0096 SMIDS Pro offers navigation data collection and easy to read display. Vessel operators can use the SMIDS Pro Panama Pilot System worldwide to provide accurate navigation data when navigating at sea or in other inland waterways and transiting canals worldwide.

Sea Trials

If you would like to participate in the SMIDS Pro Sea Trials, please contact our team today at [email protected] or call +44(0)2380 480 450.

SMIDS Pro combines features that take it beyond being only an SDME device. It is a trusted and proven solution, with the benefit of having no vessel downtime when installing.

All features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - MEU-0021


  NMEA Output (38,400 Baud Rate)
  50 Days of Data Storage via Solid State Drive
DIMENSIONS 300 x 400 x 155mm 8kg

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - DSP-0032 (002) FEATURES High Resolution (1920X1080)
  PCAP Touch Screen Display
  Dimming Switch
  VESA mounting option
POWER 24Vdc supplied by the MEU
DIMENSIONS 415 x 290 x 61mm 2kg

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - DSP-0033 (002)

FEATURES Resolution of 768×1024
PCAP Touch Screen Display
VESA mounting option
POWER 24Vdc supplied by the MEU
DIMENSIONS 296 x 236 x 46mm 2kg

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - DSP-0034 (002) FEATURES Resolution of 768×1024
  IP67 Rated Touch Screen Display
  VESA mounting option
POWER 24Vdc supplied by the MEU
DIMENSIONS 250 x 315 x 67mm 2kg

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - ANT-0004 (002) FEATURES GNSS Data collection
POWER 5Vdc supplied by the GNSS Sensor Interface
DIMENSIONS 130 x 130 x 61mm 0.38kg

SMIDS Pro 500px Square - INT-0049 (002) FEATURES Data collection from Antenna to MEU
POWER 24Vdc supplied by the MEU
DIMENSIONS 188 x 245 x 56mm 1.5kg

SMIDS Pro presentation
SMIDS Pro System Data Sheet
SMIDS Pro Pilot
SMIDS Pro Approvals Passed!
SMIDS vs SMIDS Pro Comparison Sheet
GPS Certificate – IEC 61108-1
SDME Certificate – IEC 61023:2007
THD Certificate – ISO 22090-3:2014
MED Module D Certification

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