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Rays of Hope Seen for German Marine Equipment Suppliers

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Germany’s marine and offshore equipment suppliers will have to continue efforts this year to respond to the continuing weak demand from other countries and growing competition in global shipping markets, says German Engineering Federation (VDMA) who reported a decline in orders in the maritime sector in 2017 as sales slid slightly to €11.1 billion ($12.

HENSOLDT Acquires Kelvin Hughes

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 HENSOLDT Acquires Kelvin Hughes   Kelvin Hughes has been acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defense Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company.   “Following the buyout from Smiths Group, ECI has been a consistent and supportive partner as we have consolidated our position as a global leader in surveillance and security radar solutions,” said Kelvin Hughes CEO, Russell Gould.

Meet OSCAR, the Water Rescue Training Dummy

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Recovering someone who has fallen into the water is no easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious or lethargic due to cold temperatures. Training is essential to prepare potential rescuers for how difficult it can actually be. The OSCAR Water-Rescue Training Dummy from Emerald Marine Products is used by safety instructors across North America for teaching people what it's like to retrieve a lifeless, 180 lb.

Technology

IT Package Ordered for Australian Arctic Research Ship

Artist impression Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) for the Australian Antarctic Division.  (Photo: Radio Holland)

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS, Vlissingen) has awarded Radio Holland a contract to supply

New Water Jet Promises to Boost Soil Cutting Capabilities

(Photo: James Fisher Subsea Excavation)

A new high velocity water jet, designed, developed and patented by subsea excavation specialist

MarQuip Builds Exhaust with Silencer and SCR

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Manufacturer of underwater exhaust outlets and water-cooled exhaust systems MarQuip said it is

Maritime Safety

Compact Circuit Tester Improves Marine Safety

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While conventional 3-wire grounding is essential to electrical safety on a boat, minute faults can

Emerald Marine Products Shifts Branding

In response to an expansion of its line of man overboard alert systems, Emerald Marine Products has moved its offices.  For 15 years, its product line centered on its ALERT2

Port Security: Indonesian Ports Select Radar Solution

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In order to ensure the safe entry and exit, management and monitoring of vessels, two ports in

Marine Propulsion

Two Windermere Cruise Vessels Repowered

(Photo: Royston Power Generation)

Two passenger service vessels operating at one of the U.K.’s most popular visitor locations have

New Tug Joins Harley Marine Fleet

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Harley Marine Services has welcomed its newest vessel, Dr Hank Kaplan, to its Puget Sound fleet on

Heesen Shipyard Awarded Deal to Install MTU Engines

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Rolls-Royce and Heesen Yachts, the Dutch shipyard and a manufacturer of displacement and

Marine Power

Volvo Penta to Power New NYPD Response Boat

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The newest New York Police Department (NYPD) response boat currently under construction will be

MSHS Named FPT's North America Distributor

FPT North America announced an exclusive partnership with marine distributor Motor-Services Hugo Stamp, Inc. (MSHS), an FPT distributor partner since 2005.

Rugged Propulsion System Designed for the Swamps

Metal Shark 21 Riverine equipped with Swamp Shark surface drive, shown powering through vegetation in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin (Photo: Metal Shark)

A new all-terrain vessel propulsion system specially engineered and built for operation in extreme

Marine Electronics

FLIR Unveils New Multi-Sensor Maritime Camera

FLIR M500 Multi-Sensor Maritime Camera (Photo: FLIR)

FLIR Systems, Inc. has added a cooled thermal camera to its M-Series platform, the FLIR M500

Schneider Joins FarSounder Board

John Schneider (Photo: FarSounder)

Cruise ship marine operations expert John Schneider is joining the board of directors at FarSounder

AST to Supply VSAT to 30 SEACOR Vessels

Satellite communication services and solutions provider the AST Group said it has recently won a contract with SEACOR Marine International to supply VSAT and failover satellite

Software Solutions

Marine Business Software Delivers Advantages

Photo: Online Computing

MasterTools, from Online Computing, replaces disparate applications with a single solution

Shell's Integrated Lubrication Solutions for World's Largest Box Ship

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Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine

Raytheon Debuts New Bridge System

SYNAPSIS NAVAL is the new generation of a software-defined and open architecture based naval Integrated Navigation System (Photo: Raytheon Anschütz)

Raytheon Anschütz has launched its next generation naval navigation and bridge system SYNAPSIS