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XRHGantry HE: 600kV High-Energy X-ray system

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Designed to allow a flexible inspection process, nine independently CNC controlled axes let the XRHGantry fulfill even the most advanced requirements.   This XRHGantry version is designed for the inspection of high energy applications for thick and heavy parts. Typical use cases are within the aerospace and defense sector.

Meet the Digital, Zero Emission Cargo Solution

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalized container handling solution at Yara's Porsgrunn facility in Norway. This means that all the necessary operations related to the

Wärtsilä’s Nav Systems & Operational Efficiency

The Nacos Platinum system’s conning page showing also the Eniram Trim functionality. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä is driven to advanceoperational efficiency and safety for ship owners and operators, the latest example being onboard the cruise ship ‘Costa Atlantica’.  According to the company, the testing enabled the crew to have better understanding of the ship’s trim, thereby enhancing both safety and efficiency.

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine Selected for Japan’s New Frigate

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Rolls-Royce reports it has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF).The selection means Japan is the fifth nation to select the MT30 for a major naval shipbuilding program.Sam Cameron, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President – Defence,

Successful Factory Acceptance Test for The Switch EBL

The Switch expects its advanced and proven DC-Hub concept, with the unique EBL, will see tremendous growth. The DC-Hub distributes energy without the need for auxiliary equipment such as transformers and AC switchboards. (Photo: The Switch)

The Switch Norway, part of Yaskawa Corporation’s Yaskawa Environmental Energy Division, reports it has completed a Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for its Electronic Bus Link breaker (EBL). It is the first time the new EBL, a key element within its DC-Hub, has undergone a FAT.The procedure was conducted

Angelicoussis Shipping to Retrofit BWTS on 36 Ships

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U.S.-based ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer Ecochlor, Inc. said it has been awarded a contract to retrofit 36 vessels, including Suezmaxes, Aframaxes, VLCCs, Minicapes and Capes for Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited (ASGL). Installations are expected to take place between 2018 and 2020 in Singapore, Dubai, Qatar and China.

RedPort Global Unveils New Satellite Device

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A new satellite device that combines the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Network Service Device (NSD) with the RedPort Optimizer Enterprise satellite router and VoIP gateway was launched by RedPort Global.The single rackmount appliance will manage ship networks with satellite broadband routing, VoIP connectivity and crew services,

Kelvin Hughes Radar Secures Type Approval in China

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Kelvin Hughes developer manufacturer of maritime navigation, surveillance and security radar systems, announced it has secured Type Approval in China for its SBS-700-2 radar system.The SBS-700 is a shore-based radar system specifically developed for port, harbor and river traffic operators as well as

Vesper Marine Launches Watchmate Vision2

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Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety products, has announced the evolution of the world’s first and only touchscreen Class B AIS transponder with the introduction of the WatchMate Vision2.The Vision2 has a new look with a seamless black-bezel front panel and glossy black sides, designed to complement any helm or nav station.

STX France Boosts Shipyard Automation

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Welding and production automation provider Pemamek said it has received another order from the French shipyard STX France to provide high-tech assembly and welding automation stations for panel profiles.The Finland based firm said it signed a contract with STX France to deliver extensive automated panel profile feeding,