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Wärtsilä, CMS Sign on as WinGD Service Providers

(Photo: WinGD)

Propulsion engine manufacturer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) said it has recently signed agreements enabling Wärtsilä Services and CSSC Marine Service Co. Ltd. (CMS) to act as Authorized Global Service Providers.   The agreements are valid from January 1, 2018, and allow both providers to offer

Century-old Tall Ship Goes High Tech

Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

The 1914-built three-masted steel bark Statsraad Lehmkuhl is the oldest of the large square riggers still in operation today.    The century-old tall ship, which is currently in use as a Norwegian sail-training ship, will be able to cruise out of Bergen harbor next year without any greenhouse gas emissions,

Volvo Penta Earns 15th Consecutive NMMA Award

Photo courtesy of Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta was honored with an annual Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award presented by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for its marine sterndrive systems.   Volvo Penta is the only marine sterndrive manufacturer to win a CSI award for 15 years in a row.    The marine industry

Rolls-Royce to Equip UK Navy's Type 26 Warships

The Rolls-Royce Mission Bay Handling System (Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce Canada said it has won a contract with BAE Systems for its mission bay handling technology for the U.K. Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The contract covers the first three ships, the first of which is currently under construction at the BAE Systems Glasgow shipyard, Scotland.

Goltens, Yara Marine Partner for Scrubbers Installs

(Photo: Yara Marine)

Goltens and Yara Marine Technologies have entered into a nonexclusive global engineering and installation pact for Yara’s SOx Scrubber System from 2018, including sales representation in North America, the Middle East and Singapore.   “Yara Marine is a leader in exhaust gas cleaning systems,” said Goltens COO, Roy Strand.

Georgia Ports Authority Orders 8 RMG Cranes

Boxporter RMG (Photo: Konecranes)

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the USA has embarked upon the Mason Mega Rail Project that will double the Port of Savannah’s on-dock rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year. As part of the project, the GPA has ordered 8 Konecranes Boxporter RMG cranes for the expanded intermodal container handling.

Mercury Introduces V-6 FourStroke Outboards

Photo: Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine has introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show.   The new engine family, which builds on Mercury’s 75-150hp FourStroke outboards, features 175hp, 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards and a V-6 200hp SeaPro commercial outboard.

DNV GL Revises Stern Tube Bearing Class Notations

Propeller shaft system (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new class notations can be assigned to both newbuilds and vessels

Antenna Installation Simple with Glomeasy

Photo: Glomex Marine

Installing and removing aerials used to be a hassle until Glomeasy. The innovative line from Glomex Marine Antennas USA revolutionized how VHF, AIS, FM and DAB (digital audio broadcasting) antennas are installed on a boat, and are so reliable they come with lifetime warranties. High-performance Glomeasy antennas feature fast-fitting,

Fleet Cleaner Aims for Autonomous Ship Hull Cleaning

Photo: Fleet Cleaner

Fleet Cleaner a player in the ship hull cleaning industry and aims to set an even higher standard for hull cleaning. The company strongly believes that robotic hull cleaning is the future. “Already we constantly see that our autopilot can control the robot better than any human operator. However, we want to take this to a whole new level,