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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


B-QUA for Ballast Water Surveillance

Meteor (Photo: Aqua-Tools)

The Government of Canada is testing aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water sampling and monitoring kit

VIKING Expects Steady Growth

Viking Life-Saving Equipment CEO, Henrik Uhd Christensen Photo credit Viking

For the second consecutive year, revenue and earnings remained stagnant for 2017 at VIKING

DNV GL: The Drone Squad for Ship Surveys

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With four drone types in its arsenal, DNV GL has adapted its survey technology to various ship

Maritime Safety

Norsafe : Deadline Looms for Lifeboat Hook Replacement

Norsafe engineer testing new hook design Photo courtesy  Norsafe

Norsafe advises the industry that it needs to ensure that all ships’ on-load LSA release

Deadline Looms for Lifeboat Hook Replacement

Photo: Norsafe

Norsafe, global Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) manufacturer, has advised the industry that it needs

Kentec On-Board Red Funnel Ferries

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Kentec fire safety control panels have been chosen for the refurbishment of fire systems on the

Marine Propulsion

Hatz Unveils 3H50TIC Engine via Live Stream

Photo: Hatz

A double première was scheduled for Hatz on March 14, 2018: as part of the distributor conference

Royston Appointed as Niigata Representative in Nigeria

Niigata engine  (Photo: Royston)

Independent diesel engine service company Royston has been appointed service, sales and parts

MTU Engines Certified IMO Tier III

IMO Tier III certification for MTU marine engines from Rolls-Royce (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

The latest generation of MTU’s Series 4000 engines equipped with the SCR system for ships has

Marine Power

ABB to Equip AET's New Shuttle Tankers

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ABB said it has won an order from Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to equip two new 125

YANMAR Cruises Into Alaska with Power to Spare

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YANMAR only recently arrived in the Pacific Northwest with its mechanical 6AYAM-ET diesel engine.

GE Gas Turbines to Power US Navy's DDG Destroyers

LM2500  (Photo: GE Marine Solutions)

GE’s Marine Solutions has announced that its LM2500 marine gas turbines have been selected to

Marine Electronics

Ocean Signal Introduces New AIS Transponders

Ocean Signal ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder (Image: Ocean Signal)

Ocean Signal has rolled out its new ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders as fully

Sea Tel 9711 Triband Maritime Antenna System Launched

Cobham SATCOM’s Sea Tel 9711 Triband maritime antenna system unveiled at Satellite 2018 Photo Cobham SATCOM

Satellite 2018 marks the launch of Cobham SATCOM’s Sea Tel 9711 Triband maritime antenna system

Globecomm Unveils Expanded Nimbus Range

The expanded Nimbus range supports the next generation of hybrid and satellite connectivity. Photo courtesy Globecomm

Globecomm has unveiled an expanded range of its Nimbus smartbox. The Nimbus range now includes

Software Solutions

ChartCo Launches New FleetManager Portal

Photo: ChartCo

ChartCo, a global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the

SUITS Aims to Make Space Casualties a Thing of the Past

SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous

Hanseaticsoft Launches Mobile App

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Hanseaticsoft, a provider of maritime software, has launched a new mobile app to make purchasing