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Wärtsilä Expands Predictive Maintenance Options

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Wärtsilä said its digital predictive maintenance product is now being offered to support two-stroke engines and will be available for scrubbers at a later date.Originally launched in November 2019 for four-stroke engines, Expert Insight combines artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and

Wabtec to Supply Engines for Marad's NSMV Fleet

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Wabtec Corporation said it has been awarded a contract worth more than $10 million to supply engines for the first two of the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) being built at Philly Shipyard.In April Philly Shipyard was selected to build up

Uni-Tankers Begins VDR Upgrade Program

M/T Endelo Swan (Photo: Uni-Tankers)

Danish shipping company Uni-Tankers is upgrade aging and obsolete voyage data recorders (VDR) on more than 10 of its vessels. Some of the VDRs are 10 or more years old and are nearing the end of their service life.Uni-Tankers has chosen Danelec Marine to implement an upgrade program ensuring that it

Samson Introduces New Mooring Lines

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Samson, developer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions, introduced three new products designed to enhance safety in mooring operations: EverSteel-X, Amsteel-X and SureSteel.EverSteel-XDesigned for semi-permanent mooring, Samson has implemented several new features designed to improve rope lifetime, operational efficiency and safety.

Ecochlor Hires Scheid as Europe Business Development Manager

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U.S.-based ballast water treatment systems manufacturer Ecochlor announced Sören Scheid will be managing the company's new office in Germany as the Regional Business Development Manager for Europe, Scandinavia and the U.K.Scheid brings to the role more than 10 years of work experience in the maritime industry,

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,

Optimarin Completes IMO G8 and USCG Test Program

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Norwegian-based ballast water treatment (BWT) systems manufacturer Optimarin informs it has completed testing of its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, while also upgrading its existing U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) approval certificates to ensure compliance for zero to two hours holding time.

iXblue Nav Systems Chosen for Gowind Warships

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iXblue said it has been selected by Naval Group to supply navigation systems for two Gowind corvettes intended for the international market. These two future combat corvettes will be fitted with Marins navigation systems and Netans data distribution and processing units.Based on fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) technology,

Kongsberg Unveils Holistic Vessel Monitoring Tool

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Kongsberg Maritime has introduced Health Management to its Vessel Insight portfolio of applications, marking another step toward the Norwegian company's drive to deliver a wide range smart technologies for the maritime sector.With Health Management, ship owners can monitor onboard equipment via

Fincantieri Acquires Comms Equipment Supplier

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Fincantieri said it has acquired a majority share in communications equipment supplier Support Logistic Services (SLS) as the Italian shipbuilding group continues its push to diversify and expand its product and service portfolio.Rome-based SLS, which produces, installs and maintens radar, satellite