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4G Connect: Internet Afloat for Commercial Users

4G Connect (Image: Digital Yacht)

Now available in most coastal areas, 4G LTE cellular connectivity provides a very effective, low cost and fast solution for internet connectivity while in port or coastal waters when users want fast access for entertainment and browsing.   Digital Yacht said its new 4G Connect solution is geared for workboat, ferry and utility users as well as commercial ships,

CMR to Supply CCTV Systems for Newbuild Semi-Submersibles

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Marine automation and instrumentation specialists CMR Group said it has secured an order from industrial conglomerate Kongsberg Maritime AS for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) video surveillance systems for two new semi-submersible heavy lift, construction and accommodation vessels.    The deal, which includes spare parts and maintenance support,

Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Gets a Power Upgrade

The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine gaines added power from increased cylinder output of 220kW. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

An upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine features greater power density thanks to increased cylinder output. The new engine will receive its officially launch at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 8.   According to the manufacturer, the increased maximum output of the new Wärtsilä 20 will enable

Technology

Stena Bulk Confirms Scrubber Order with Bluesoul

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Stena Bulk has signed a turnkey exhaust gas scrubber solution agreement with Chinese Bluesoul to

Wärtsilä to Power Ponant's New Cruise Ship

Ponant’s new cruise vessel will feature advanced environmental performance with Wärtsilä LNG solutions. (Image: Ponant)

Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine, which emphasizes outstanding efficiency, extremely economical

New VEM Technology Leads for Royston

enginei will feature on the Royston stand at the International Workboat Show 2018 (Photo: Royston)

Diesel power specialist Royston said it will showcase new developments for 2018, including Vessel

Maritime Safety

A-60 Fire Damper Is Slimmer Than All Others

Photo: Delta "T" Systems

Average marine fire dampers don't take bulkhead and deck thicknesses into consideration.

VIKING Brings Safety Management Solution to SMM 2018

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Powered by a full scope of maritime safety solutions and holistic servicing concepts

AIS Transponders to be Showcased at SMM

Photo courtesy of Ocean Signal

Ocean Signal is highlighting the ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders when it joins

Marine Propulsion

New Thruster Solutions Developed for Arctic Shipping

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A team of European marine research institutes and companies have developed creative technologies

MAN Propulsion for 7 Russian Factory Trawlers

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MAN Energy Solutions said it has won the contract to supply propulsion systems for seven new

Rolls-Royce Launches New LNG Bergen Engine

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Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Bergen B36:45 model, its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas

Marine Power

Wärtsilä Reorganizes Into Marine and Energy Units

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Finnish based technology group Wärtsilä announced plans to reorganize into two business areas

The Switch Scores Its Largest Marine Contract to Date

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advanced drive train technology specialist Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch said it has

ZF Condition Monitoring Optimizes Operations

The ZF Condition Monitoring System for marine propulsion systems increases operational safety by monitoring the core components in the driveline. (Image: ZF)

Monitoring current data from the driveline as well as the status of core components makes it

Marine Electronics

Lowrance Unveils Link-9 Fixed Mount VHF Radio

Link-9 (Image: Lowrance)

Lowrance released its latest VHF radio, Link-9, designed as a replacement for the current Link-8.

AEGIR-Marine to Unveil Propulsion Controls System at SMM

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Dutch-based AEGIR-Marine said it will roll out its own branded propulsion controls system at this

ClassNK Awards Class Approval To RIMS

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RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of

Software Solutions

Royston Bringing Advanced Monitoring Tech to SMM

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Advanced fuel monitoring and energy management technology, designed to deliver significant cost

Actisense Expands Its PRO Range

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Actisense has officially launched the latest addition to its PRO range at Seawork International in

Roxtec Secures Order for Britain’s $265m Polar Ship

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International manufacturer Roxtec is helping protect Britain’s new £200m ($265m) polar research