rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

HamiltonJet to Unveil New Waterjet and Controls

HamiltonJet plans to launch a new generation of waterjets and advanced control systems at the SEAWORK show in July 2018.

The new generation waterjet named the HTX30 has undergone years of research, hydrodynamic design and testing delivering much stronger performance up to 570kW for use in patrol and commercial workboats up to 18m in overall length.

According to the manufacturer, the HTX30 is capable of achieving higher vessel top speed, improved maneuvering response, higher static thrust and faster vessel acceleration. In addition, the waterjet's integrated design allows for much improved mechanical durability, easier installation, improved corrosion protection and enhanced steering and reverse capability.

The soon-to-be-unveiled advanced vessel control system is called AVX. The system is fully integrated with HamiltonJet waterjets and has dual redundancy for improved vessel system availability. The AVX system has been tested in a number of search and rescue boats for the past two years.

The AVX system has compact modules for optimum bridge layout, flexible installation, compact station display unit with color screen for improved status, ergonomics, and safety information.

AVX also has the JETanchor positioning system option available, featuring station keeping and virtual anchor functionality. Other advanced control options include interfaces for remote control for third party control systems (USVs), and the system is also ready for autonomous systems.

May 30, 2018

 QRCode for link to HamiltonJet to Unveil New Waterjet and Controls story
 

Marine Power

Rolls-Royce Chief Sets Ambitious Targets

Rolls-Royce CEO Warren East (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce (RR.L) said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term

Shaft Vibration Eliminated With Vesconite Hilube

Photo: Vesconite

After replacing the all-rubber cutlass bearing of his new Jeanneau Sun Fast 35 Tide The Knot two

Twin Disc Acquires Veth Propulsion

(Photo: Veth Propulsion)

U.S. based power transmission technology and equipment manufacturer Twin Disc, Inc.

Marine Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Chief Sets Ambitious Targets

Rolls-Royce (RR.L) said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term goals, sending its shares to four-year highs and reflecting investor faith that

Twin Disc Acquires Veth Propulsion

U.S. based power transmission technology and equipment manufacturer Twin Disc, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Netherlands based marine

MJP to Unveil New Waterjets at SeaWork

Waterjet propulsion specialist Marine Jet Power (MJP) said its plans to roll out its new X Series range of waterjets at the upcoming SeaWork Exhibition.

New Products

New Rotagel Cutting Lube Increases Tool Life

Photo: Hougen Manufacturing

Hougen Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of magnetic drills and annular cutters

Liebherr Grows Reachstacker Portfolio

Photo: Liebherr Maritime

At TOC Europe, Liebherr Maritime disclosed the expansion of the reachstacker product line by two

Mobile System Used for Treating Ballast Water

(Photo: Glosten)

Glosten and Global Diving & Salvage say they have used a mobile system to treat ballast water on