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Volvo Penta Navigating an Emerging Landscape

Volvo Penta led a completely remote installation of quad IPS units to repower Northern Offshore Services (NOS) vessel, the M/V Traveller, for operation in the North Sea. (Photo: Volvo Penta)

The past few months have been full of uncertainties and even as we look ahead, we don’t know exactly what the future will hold. But we do know that as an industry, we’ll need to prioritize and plan differently. Within the Volvo Penta organization, the team is working hard to understand how

Alaska Marine Lines Upgrading Its Rail Barges

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Alaska Marine Lines says four of its rail barges will receive new piping and ballast systems designed by Glosten with installation by Meridian Marine Industries."The rail barges are hitting 20 years of service and were in need of some upgrades," explains John Maketa, T-115 Port Engineer in Seattle.

Ecochlor Receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval

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Ecochlor said it has received Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) for the IMO BWMS Code (MEPC.300(72) / revised 2016 G8) standards. The new certification applies to the entire range of Ecochlor ballast water management systems (BWMS), with flow rates of between 500 m3/hr. and 16,200 m3/hr.

SCHOTTEL Supplies Propulsion for New Expedition Cruise Ship

Hondius and sister vessel Janssonius are said to be the first vessels in the world to be built according to the LR PC6 class (Photo: Meike Sjoer)

Following the delivery of the expedition cruise vessel Hondius in 2019, Oceanwide Expeditions ordered a second vessel from Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, due for delivery by the end of 2021.Hondius and the new sister vessel Janssonius are said to be the first vessels in the world to be built according to the LR PC6 class,

Ship Power: Inside WinGD's X-DF2.0 Technology

iCER at driving end. Image: WinGD

Developments in marine power today are centered on ever tightening legislative mandate which increasingly aim to dramatically reduce and eventually eliminate greenhouse gas emissions to the environment. While the holy grail of being truly ‘emissions free’ is still not feasible, there is

Remote FATs Fill COVID-19 Service Gaps

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With the coronavirus crisis continuing with no end in sight, Techcross says it is using various solutions to solve customer service issues. Videoconferencing has already become the most basic contactless activities, and the engineering team is filling on-site service gaps through new methods such as

The Advantages of Variable Speed Gensets

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Due to economic necessity, commercial ship operators have become increasingly focused on finding cost-optimized solutions to operate their vessels. In turn, power solutions providers like Rolls-Royce have been dedicated to finding ways to deliver the right technologies that will meet an operator’s specific requirements.

Pump Tech Focus: Leistritz FlexCore Screw Pump Series

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Leistritz Pumpen GmbH is a long and storied name in maritime business, and with its FLEXCORE screw pumps the company claims to provide an unusually wide application window and more freedom of installation. “With FLEXCORE, Leistritz has created a groundbreaking innovation – a pump class that unites qualitative,

Camera Systems Installed Across Wilson Sons' Tug Fleet

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Brazilian port and maritime logistics operator Wilson Sons is installing internet and camera systems on its tug fleet to allow real-time visualization of operations and maneuvers, including by customers.Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) and Network Cabling project was developed by the company's innovation laboratory Tuglab,

NZ Companies Collaborate to Build Electric Ferries

Frmo left to right: Ben Reed, Hon Dr Megan Woods and Michael Eaglen (Photo: HamiltonJet)

New Zealand companies HamiltonJet and EV Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build advanced composite, battery-powered commuter ferries.Their cooperation was formalized at HamiltonJet’s Christchurch headquarters in May, in the presence of Hon Dr Megan Woods, New Zealand’s

First Cox Diesel Outboards Bound for N. America

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Cox Powertrain said Tuesday it is shipping its first CXO300 production diesel outboards bound for North America to a distributor in Florida for the U.S. market.Following the delivery of Cox Powertrain’s first production CXO300 outboards to Singapore-based distributor Sime Darby, Cox has dispatched its next shipment to North America,

Silverstream Air-lubrication Chosen for 8 Newbuilds

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U.K.-based Silverstream said it has secured orders for air lubrication technology on eight Hyundai Heavy Industries newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriersSignificant order on Shell-chartered LNG vessels sees proven Silverstream System specified on major newbuild program in South Korea.U.K.-based

MacGregor to Equip US Navy's T-ATS Vessels

The new T-ATS vessels will replace T-ATF vessels such as the USNS Apache (T-ATF 172), (Photo: Bill Mesta)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) class vessels to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication.MacGregor's scope of supply includes deck machinery, towing winch,

Thordon Plays Key Role in AOPS

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Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding has cited Thordon Bearings as one of a number of partners playing a pivotal role in ensuring the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) are capable of environmentally sustainable operations.The first two in a series of six twin-screw vessels entrusted to Irving Shipbuilding,

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