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Techcross BWMS Selected for Anthony Veder Fleet

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Techcross said its Europe office has signed a contract to install ballast water management systems (BWMS) aboard Dutch shipping company Anthony Veder Rederijzaken B.V.'s fleet of gas carriers.Through this order, 13 of Anthony Veder's vessels will be equipped with a direct electrolysis BWMS, Electro-Cleen System (ECS).

Cox Marine Hires Wesson as COO

Gavin Wesson (Photo: Cox Marine)

Cox Marine, a British manufacturer of high-powered diesel outboard engines for the global marine industry, announced it has appointed Gavin Wesson as its new Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect.Wesson has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and engineering operations, supply chain, and overall business leadership.

USCG Issues Safety Alert on Accommodation Ladders

Figure 1: Pin location on the
Accommodation Ladder Turntable (Image: USCG)

A recent marine casualty resulting in an injury of a crewmember on board a foreign freight vessel brought to light a potentially dangerous situation involving the turntable pin on accommodation ladders, the U.S. Coast Guard pointed out in a recent safety alert developed by the Investigators of Sector

Fairbanks Morse Defense Acquires Hunt Valve Company, Inc.

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has acquired Hunt Valve Company Inc., a specialty manufacturer of naval valves and electromechanical actuators. This acquisition expands FMD’s capabilities and service solutions for shipyard, defense, and industrial

Perkins Provides Aux Power to Majestic Ferries' Newbuilds

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Majestic Ferries Pte Ltd has selected Perkins’ marine engines to power more of their fleet, most recently through the supply of six Perkins E70M auxiliary engines. Two engines will power the generator set onboard each of the three new Incat Crowther 42 series offering a high-speed service on the Singapore/Batam route.

TotalCommand: ZF Offers New Electronic Control System

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With TotalCommand, introduced at the 2021 Cannes International Boat Show, ZF brings a new marine control system to market for a wide range of recreational and professional vessels. With an Italian design aimed at maximizing user-friendliness, it is designed to allow the captain to control the vessel’s main propulsion system precisely, efficiently.

Mackay Marine Selected as Iridium GMDSS Global Service Provider Partner

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Global marine electronics and satellite communications provider, Mackay Communications, Inc., dba Mackay Marine, announced it has joined the select cadre of worldwide Iridium GMDSS Service Providers for Iridium’s new Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service. Mackay is similarly a global partner with Lars Thrane A/S,

Canada's New Oil Spill Response Boats Powered by Scania

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Engine manufacturer Scania said it has been selected by the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) to power four 52-foot oil spill response landing crafts.Currently in production by family-owned Burlington, Wash welded aluminum boat manufacturer the William E. Munson Company, the vessels

New Maritime Equipment Supplier Nordic Fender Opens for Business

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Norwegian company Fonna Vekst announced it has formed a new maritime equipment supplier called Nordic Fender.The Husnes-headquartered firm offers products in ship and port fendering as well as equipment for transferring liquid cargo between ships, including hoses, couplings, ropes and chains to customers worldwide.

Alfa Laval Making Headway on Methanol Solutions

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Seen as a next step toward the maritime industry’s decarbonization goals, Methanol—if produced from renewable green sources—will bring the industry to a level of carbon neutrality. At Alfa Laval, the technologies to enable that step are being developed.As a low-flashpoint fuel, methanol poses significant