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Rolls-Royce Outlines Plans for Net Zero Emissions by 2050

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Britain's Rolls-Royce, which makes engines for planes and ships, outlined plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050 through investing more in decarbonizing technologies and, in the short term, using more sustainable aviation fuel.Major companies are under increasing pressure from investors and climate

Cobham Launches 'Next-gen' Antenna Platform

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The SAILOR 1000 XTR Ku is the first of a new generation of software-controlled antenna systems in the Cobham SATCOM new SAILOR XTRTM antenna platform line.SAILOR XTRTM integrates SAILOR VSAT technology into a new platform with new software and electronic capabilities that prepare it to operate in future satellite constellations in LEO,

Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for USNS Earl Warren

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Fairbanks Morse Engine (FME), a division of Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), shipped two main propulsion diesel engines for the USNS Earl Warren (T-AO 207) on June 13, 2021. These are the fifth and sixth engines Fairbanks Morse Engine has made for the T-AO program. The USNS Earl Warren is a fleet replenishment oiler for the U.

Viega Fittings Earn US Navy Approval

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Viega announced on Monday that its MegaPress CuNi and ProPress copper fittings are the first press fittings approved for use in U.S. Navy combat ships.After years of rigorous testing, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has approved the use of MegaPress CuNi mechanically attached fittings in sizes

ERMA FIRST Acquires Marine Water Treatment Specialists RWO

Greek headquartered ballast water equipment manufacturer ERMA FIRST said it has acquired German marine water treatment specialist RWO GmbH.RWO provides water and wastewater treatment systems for ships, ports and offshore installations. Its product portfolio includes the treatment of drinking and process water,

USA Sliding Doors Chosen for Canada’s Joint Support Ships

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AdvanTec Marine said its USA Sliding Doors division has been awarded a contract from Seaspan Shipyards to supply Fire-Rated, Class II and III Watertight doors for both Joint Support Ships (JSS) that Seaspan is building for the Royal Canadian Navy under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy.The

BV Grants Type Approval for Swedish Battery Company

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Echandia, a Swedish developer of battery and fuel cell systems, announced it now has its battery system, based on LTO technology, type approved by Bureau Veritas as electrification continues to make inroads in the larger boat, workboat and ferry segments."Echandia is the only company in the world to

Volvo Penta Takes Majority Stake in Marine Battery Systems Pioneer ZEM

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Volvo Penta has announced an exciting new acquisition of ZEM – a company with 12 years of market experience as a supplier of both marine battery systems and complete electric drivelines and a strong track record in Norway.ZEM’s core team has a background in electromobility that dates back to 1993. In 2009,

Lemanowicz Joins Poseidon Barge, Piedmont Relocates

From left: Carl Piedmont Jerome Lemanowicz (Photos: Poseidon Barge)

Berne, Ind.-based portable sectional barge manufacturer Poseidon Barge said it has hired Jerome Lemanowicz as East Coast territory sales manager, to fill the position left by the transfer of Carl Piedmont from the Northeast to the West Coast.Located in New Jersey, Lemanowicz's territory includes Pennsylvania,

MAN Expects Sales Boost from Chinese Emissions Regs

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Engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions said it expects to  see increased sales from the imminent China’s Stage II—commonly known as the C2-emission standard (GB15097 regulation)—due to enter into force in July 2021. The new legislation will primarily apply to inland waterways, coastal areas and most rivers,