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4G Connect: Internet Afloat for Commercial Users

4G Connect (Image: Digital Yacht)

Now available in most coastal areas, 4G LTE cellular connectivity provides a very effective, low cost and fast solution for internet connectivity while in port or coastal waters when users want fast access for entertainment and browsing.   Digital Yacht said its new 4G Connect solution is geared for workboat, ferry and utility users as well as commercial ships,

CMR to Supply CCTV Systems for Newbuild Semi-Submersibles

(Image: CMR Group)

Marine automation and instrumentation specialists CMR Group said it has secured an order from industrial conglomerate Kongsberg Maritime AS for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) video surveillance systems for two new semi-submersible heavy lift, construction and accommodation vessels.    The deal, which includes spare parts and maintenance support,

Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Gets a Power Upgrade

The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine gaines added power from increased cylinder output of 220kW. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

An upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine features greater power density thanks to increased cylinder output. The new engine will receive its officially launch at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 8.   According to the manufacturer, the increased maximum output of the new Wärtsilä 20 will enable

Technology

BMW Car Engine to Become a Marine Outboard

(Photo: Cimco Marine)

BMW’s twin turbo, three-liter diesel engine may soon be taking to the water.A pilot study looking

Robot Cleans World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Photo: Fleet Cleaner

This March, a robot called Fleet Cleaner was deployed to clean both floaters of Heerema’s

Van Oord LNG Fueled Crane Vessel Named

For celebration of 150th anniversary, Van Oord starts with the naming of the first LNG vessel Werkendam

With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will

Maritime Safety

Palfinger to Replace Six Large Lifeboat Stations

Photo: Palfinger Marine

Palfinger Marine has been chosen as the supplier for the replacement of six large lifeboat

RB-M: the Coast Guard's Durable Workhorse

The 45-foot Response Boat - Medium Photo USCG

Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Reynolds stood on a wooden Coast Guard pier looking to the water’s

Ingalls to Build NSC 10 for USCG

Photo courtesy National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division received a $94 million fixed-price

Marine Propulsion

Thordon Joins Grwoing IWSA Membership Base

Gavin Allwright (Photo: IWSA)

Thordon Bearings has joined a growing number of organizations to have signed up as a full

Langh Tech Warns of Sulphur Fuel Carriage Ban Impact

Laura Langh-Lagerlof  (Photo: Langh Tech)

Finland-based exhaust gas cleaning firmLangh Tech has explained how last week’s decision to

Twin Disc Equips Seacor's New Crewboats

Photo: Seacor Marine

When cargo and crew need to get to an offshore platform fast, Seacor Marine delivers with its new

Marine Power

Rolls-Royce, GSL to assemble MTU engines

Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) will cooperate in the local manufacturing of MTU Series 8000 engines in India. Shekhar Mital, Chairman & Managing Director of GSL (left), and Praveen Mohan, Director & CEO of MTU India, signed the agreement at trade show Defexpo in Chennai.Photo credit Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce said it has reached a deal with Indian naval shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) to

First MTU Series 4000 Engine Built in Yulin Unveiled

First MTU Series 4000 engine unveiled Photo MTU Yuchai Power

MTU Yuchai Power, a joint venture set up between Rolls-Royce Power Systems and the Chinese diesel

New GE LM2500 Module for US Navy Frigates

GE LM2500 marine gas turbine Photo GE PR

GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has completed the acoustic attenuation and weight comparison

Marine Electronics

USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations

Photo: Hubbell Marine

With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a

New Display Enables 'Naval Bridge of the Future'

Photo: Hatteland Display

Hatteland Display, a global provider of display and computer solutions for naval and professional

New Low-cost AIS Receiver Unveiled

Photo: Digital Yacht

Many ports and maritime offices want the benefit of a local AIS feed to see shipping activity

Software Solutions

Globecomm Unveils Expanded Nimbus Range

The expanded Nimbus range supports the next generation of hybrid and satellite connectivity. Photo courtesy Globecomm

Globecomm has unveiled an expanded range of its Nimbus smartbox. The Nimbus range now includes

ChartCo Launches New FleetManager Portal

Photo: ChartCo

ChartCo, a global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the

SUITS Aims to Make Space Casualties a Thing of the Past

SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous