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MacGregor to Equip MBARI's New Research Vessel

(Image: Glosten / MBARI)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has been taped to deliver a suite of overboard handling systems for the new oceanographic research vessel David Packard owned by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), a private, nonprofit oceanographic research center based in California. Founded in 1987 by David Packard,

PACCAR Winch Recognized for Commitment to Veterans

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PACCAR Winch has been recognized locally and nationally for their ongoing commitment to providing an outstanding work environment for veterans. From community outreach to employee programs, the company is dedicated to recruiting, developing, and celebrating veterans.On November 10, PACCAR Winch was

Balmoral Group sells ACE Winches shareholding to former CEO Alfie Cheyne

(Photo: ACE Winches)

Balmoral Group sold its shareholding in ACE Winches to a company led by ACE’s founder and former CEO Alfie Cheyne.As part of Balmoral’s share purchases in 2017 and 2019 the Cheyne family had an option to buy back Balmoral Group’s investment and the deal confirmed today is in line with this agreement.

DMW Marine Group Appoints South America Rep

DMW Marine Group said it has appointed Proxima Innovation as its representative to handle business in Brazil and Latin America. Within the first month of the business relationship, DMW Marine Group said it secured orders with Proxima Innovation's help for two large knuckle boom marine cranes

MacGregor to Equip US' Largest Hopper Dredge

(Image: Manson Construction)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will deliver two large, 120 ft. double telescopic service cranes and one 50 ft. telescopic stores crane for a self-propelled hopper dredge. Currently being built for Manson Construction Co., the Frederick Paup will be the largest ever self-propelled trailing suction hopper

MacGregor Launches New Range of Winches

Combined windlass-mooring winch (Image: MacGregor)

Marine and offshore equipment manufacturer MacGregor introduced its next generation deck machinery range."A clear focus was to further improve the reliability and performance of the winches,” said Christian Heyden, the company's director for deck machinery and steering gear engineering.

Outreach Offshore Expands Dealer Network

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U.K.-based equipment supplier Outreach Offshore Ltd announced Cedar Marine Ltd and Engineered Marine Systems Ltd will join its network of dealers offering PALFINGER Marine products.Engineered Marine Systems (EMS) specializes in the design, supply and integration of marine systems and products across

Tech File: Enhanced Active Heave Winch Control

The enhanced winch control provides a safe, efficient and reliable way of deploying water sampling equipment at depths up to 5,000 meters in even the roughest sea conditions. Photo courtesy ABB

Hawboldt Industries installed an ABB winch drive with in-built active heave compensation (AHC) software at the heart of a new winch and offshore crane for the research vessel Kilo Moana, giving University of Hawai‘i Marine Center scientists a reliable means of deploying water sampling equipment at depths up to 5,

MacGregor to Equip US Navy's T-ATS Vessels

The new T-ATS vessels will replace T-ATF vessels such as the USNS Apache (T-ATF 172), (Photo: Bill Mesta)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) class vessels to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication.MacGregor's scope of supply includes deck machinery, towing winch,

Huisman to Equip Chinese Rescue Vessel

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Dutch maritime equipment manufacturer Huisman said it has been awarded a contract by China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd for the delivery of a 250mt knuckle boom crane and a 500mt towing winch, to be installed on the upgraded 14,000kW large cruise rescue vessel for Nanhai Rescue Bureau,