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Wärtsilä Tests Remote Service Capabilities

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The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully tested its remote guidance service, thereby creating an entirely new dimension in vessel repair and maintenance operations. Through real-time communication using voice-controlled Augmented Reality (AR) wearables and remote guidance software,

Wärtsilä to Provide BWMS for Eletson's Tankers

Eletson Vesssels (Photo courtesy of Wärtsilä)

The technology group Wärtsilä’s dual technology option for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) will enable Greece based operator Eletson Corporation to have its entire fleet retrofitted from a single provider. A total of 23 product oil, chemical, and LPG carriers of the company’s fleet will be retrofitted with up to 69 Wärtsilä BWMS units,

GEA Marine Separator Bags New Orders

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The technology supplier GEA said that the first contracts for orders for new GEA Marine Separator have now been signed.A total of 20 GEA marine Separators will be installed on two cruise ships, it said in a press release."The innovative GEA technology collected the decisive plus points through the integrated direct drive,

ABB's Chiller Optimization Solution for Ferries

La Suprema, Photo by GNV

ABB’s chiller optimization solution for passenger ships achieves over 18% energy savings on board ferry La Suprema.ABB and Italian shipping company GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) have completed a first-of-its-kind retrofit of a technology that optimizes the performance of chillers used for heating ventilation

Carling Completes Consolidation of Maretron

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Carling Technologies, a manufacturer of switching, control and circuit protection products has announced the complete consolidation of the Maretron brand into the Carling Technologies portfolio of marine electronics products. As a brand of Carling Technologies, Maretron will benefit from an aggressive

Rotterdam Port Fund Acquires Stake in ExRobotics

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Rotterdam Port Fund has invested in remote inspection robotics company ExRobotics, specialising in robots to operate in high risk environments such as oil and gas facilities.The Dutch robotics firm manfacturers modular robots that can carry out remote inspections of oil and gas facilities more efficiently

Furuno Introduces FAR22X8BB Radar

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With more than 60,000 installations on vessels ranging from tugboats to aircraft carriers, Furuno's FAR21X7 Series Radar has been one of the most popular commercial Radar models on the water since its release in 2004.Due to its unparalleled feature set, and reliability of the Furuno brand, the X7

Kraken Robotics Nets Ocean Infinity Deal

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The marine technology company Kraken Robotics has received $1.7 million purchase orders from Ocean Infinity for the AquaPix Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) sensors and support.According to a press note from the provider of software-centric sensors and underwater robotic systems, product delivery is expected during Q1 and Q2, 2019.

Next-Generation Wireless Docking System

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Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, has announced enhanced functionality for its state-of-the art Dockmate solution. Greatly expanding the capability and compatibility of its wireless remote-control system, Dockmate now supports an unparalleled number of accessories

Smart Sensor Mapping Breaks New Ground

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Flicq Inc. an innovator in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions has announced that it has cooperated with Damen Shipyards in remote monitoring. The project has involved mapping smart sensor data from many sources to have a uniform view of a vessel’s health. Additionally, Flicq