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MAN 48/60CR Engines for New US Navy Tankers

The FM-MAN 14V48/60CR engine (T-AOX will use 2 x 12V46/60CR Engines) (Image: MAN Diesel & Turbo)

Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 program   The U.S. Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker fleet. Known colloquially as oilers, the existing aging fleet of 15 tankers is used to transfer fuel from coastal ports to naval vessels at sea.

Intellian to Debut Convertible 60cm Class Antenna

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Intellian Technologies, provider of maritime satellite communications and entertainment systems, said it will introduce the v65; a 60cm class Ku/Ka convertible satellite communications system at the Satellite 2017 show in Washington D.C.   According to the manufacturer, the v65 is poised to drive adoption of new connectivity solutions in the mobility

Wärtsilä BWM Systems for CMA CGM Newbuilds

Photo source: Wärtsilä PR

Four new 3,300 TEU containerships being built for the French shipping group CMA CGM will feature Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). This is the third series of vessels for which the same owner has selected the Wärtsilä BWMS solution, making a total of 10 ships in all. These latest vessels are being built at the Cosco Zhoushan shipyard in China, and the contract with Wärtsilä was signed in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Technology

Poseidon Meets Substantial Water Needs

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Large offshore vessels and drilling platforms have atypical water demands. Daily personal use

Damen's Mobile BWTS Receives IMO Type Approval

Photo: Damen

Damen said its mobile ballast water treatment system has received type approval from the

Alfa Laval Continues to Develop PureSOx

Alfa Laval Test & Training Center in Aalborg, Denmark (Photo: Alfa Laval)

Alfa Laval’s SOx scrubber platform PureSOx is available in multiple operating arrangements

Maritime Safety

T&B EX Explosion-proof Solutions for Hazardous Environments

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T&B EX explosion-proof solutions, new from Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group

VIKING's Set to Unveil New Safety Solutions

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VIKING has chosen Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale to showcase a host of new safety

ClassNK Issues Type Certification for LED Floodlights

l-r: Koichi Fujiwara, Chairman and President (ClassNK); Masahiro Sagae Executive Officer, Executive General Manager Lighting Application Division (Stanley Electric) (Photo: ClassNK)

Classification society ClassNK has issued the first Type Certification for LED floodlights for

Marine Propulsion

LEK Lubrication Scoops Mersey Maritime Award

Alexis & Norman Lay of LEK Lubrication Systems, winner of Micro Business of the Year 2017 in the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs) (Photo: LEK Lubrication Systems)

Merseyside business LEK Lubrication Systems has received the Micro Business of the Year 2017 award

Delta 'T' and Dinak Specified for NYC Ferry Project

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Citywide Ferry by Hornblower is launching the first group of 19 new ferries this summer to service

New Nautican Facility Readies First Shipment

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The new Nautican Research and Development manufacturing and integration facility in Summerside

Marine Power

Alfa Laval Methanol Booster Systems Excel in over 4500 Hours of Operation

Photo: Alfa Laval

In late 2013, Alfa Laval was selected by MAN Diesel & Turbo to deliver Low-Flashpoint Supply

Distributor CK Power Grows Kubota Engine Region

CK Power said it has been awarded exclusive Kubota engine distributorship for Oklahoma and North Texas, adding to its existing territory of Eastern Missouri, Arkansas

Ecoshield Coating Option for ZF Thrusters

Photo: Subsea Industries

ZF Marine Krimpen is applying Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield hard coating to the nozzles and

Marine Electronics

Danelec to Supply VDRs for 20 Newbuilds

Danelec Marine and its distributor Telemar Norway are supplying DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) for 20 new vessels being built by VARD.   The VDRs are being installed by VARD

Koza Joins Lumitec as Sales Director

Jim Koza (Photo: Lumitec)

Lumitec, designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, has appointed

Icom Introduces VHF/DSC Marine Transceiver

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Icom has launched a new VHF/DSC marine transceiver to its commercial maritime line up.

Software Solutions

1-Stop, Bestshore Team-up for European entry

VBS-By matching terminal resources to landside demand, the 1-Stop VBS effectively maximises supply chain efficiency resulting in productivity gains to both container terminals and the container industry Photo  1-Stop

1-Stop Connections (1-Stop) and Bestshore Business Solutions UK Ltd (Bestshore) announce a new

ABB Propulsion, Automation and Software for Five Cruise Ships

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ABB will supply the complete power, propulsion and automation package for a series of new cruise

C-MAP Unveils Insight Chart Options

C-MAP UNVEILS NEW INSIGHT CHART OPTIONS Photo Lowrance

Global cartography leader C-MAP is set to introduce a new series of map products for boaters.