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W&O Supply Acquired by MiddleGround Capital

W&O Supply president Todd Nestel  (Photo: W&O Supply)

Private equity firm MiddleGround Capital has acquired PVI Holdings, Inc., the parent company of W&O Supply, Setpoint Integrated Solutions and A-T Controls.“It was a cultural fit from our first meeting. MiddleGround brings a unique style to private equity that has my team fired up about the future,” said Brad Bergeron, PVI CEO.

ABT-TRAC, WESMAR and SmartCatch Form INOV8V Marine

Roger Fellows, owner of Western Marine Electronics (WESMAR), Arcturus Marine Systems (ABT-TRAC), and SmartCatch, announced Wednesday the formation of a new marine technology company, INOV8V Marine Group, encompassing all three legacy brands.Fellows says combining the three companies produces a more complete,

Fairbanks Morse Launches Training and Service Center in Chesapeake

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Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, is launching a 45,000-square-foot training and service center campus in Chesapeake, Va. The defense contractor will move its existing service center from Norfolk, Va., to the Chesapeake campus to add a state-of-the-art

Danfoss to Power France's New Hybrid-electric Buoy-laying Vessel

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Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division will power a new hybrid-electric buoy-laying vessel for the Armement des Phares et Balises, the French government’s department responsible for signaling dangers and marking shipping routes along the French coast. The vessel will be used to maintain

KVH Debuts KVH ONE Hybrid Network and TracNet Terminals

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KVH Industries, Inc. introduces the KVH ONE hybrid network and TracNet terminals for fast, reliable connectivity at sea and at the dock. The TracNet H30, H60, and H90 terminals feature satellite, cellular, and Wi-Fi technology under one dome, with intelligent, automatic switching based on availability,

Kongsberg to Supply Stabilizers for CMAL's New Ferries

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Kongsberg Maritime’s Dunfermline facility has announced a contract to supply Aquarius 50 Retractable Fin Stabilizers for two new ferries to be built by the Cemre Shipyard in Turkey for Scotland’s Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL).The Aquarius retractable fin stabilizers, due for delivery in 2023,

Baudouin Unveils 6F21 Marine Engine

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French engine manufacturer Moteurs Baudouin has unveiled the 6F21, its new 6-cylinder, 12.5-liter engine producing up to 735 kW/1000 HP.The 6F21 includes a strengthened engine structure to withstand high torque and a higher cylinder pressure well over 200 bar, the manufacturer said. A two-stage turbocharger system is also fitted on the engine,

Knutsen Orders Wärtsilä Compact Reliq Systems

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Wärtsilä said it has been tapped to supply three more of its Compact Reliq reliquefaction plants to Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping, bringing the total number of orders for the same customer to eight, with two having been ordered in 2020, and a further three in 2021. The systems are being installed

Thordon Wins Shaft Seals Order

The Judilily is now fitted with TG100 shaft seals (Photo: Thordon Bearings)

Thordon Bearings’ authorized distributor in Mexico, TZ Industrias, has secured an order to supply the Canadian company’s TG100 shaft seals, equipped with a safe return to port (SRTP) emergency seal, to a quartet of shrimpers operated by Pesquera Axel, one of the country’s leading fishing vessel operators.

Vestdavit Designs Telescopic Davit for the Danish Navy

The frigate Esbern Snare is one of four Danish naval vessels that will be retrofitted with Vestdavit’s new davit system. (Photo: Anders V. Fridberg / Danish Armed Forces)

Vestdavit has extended its range of boat-handling systems with a new telescopic davit specially designed and developed for a retrofit contract with the Royal Danish Navy.The Norwegian davit supplier has now secured the award to deliver a total of eight TDBS 8000 systems for launch and recovery of fast