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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

The Switch Scores Its Largest Marine Contract to Date

(Photo: Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch)

advanced drive train technology specialist Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch said it has

Kongsberg Debuts New Condition Monitoring Solutions

Kongsberg Maritime is showing its new integrated Condition Monitoring solutions portfolio at SMM 2018 (Image: Kongsberg Maritime)

Kongsberg Maritime is showing its new integrated Condition Monitoring solutions portfolio for the

Wärtsilä Rolls Out New Solid State Radar

Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum solid state S-Band radar system (Image: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä introduced its new Nacos Platinum solid state S-Band radar system at the SMM trade fair

Maritime Safety

VIKING Brings Safety Management Solution to SMM 2018

Photo: VIKING

Powered by a full scope of maritime safety solutions and holistic servicing concepts

AIS Transponders to be Showcased at SMM

Photo courtesy of Ocean Signal

Ocean Signal is highlighting the ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders when it joins

This Shore Power Cable Set is Watertight

Photo: Hubbell Marine

Water and electricity do not mix. Having a waterproof shore power cable set is of vital importance

Marine Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Launches New LNG Bergen Engine

(Image: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Bergen B36:45 model, its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas

ZF Condition Monitoring Optimizes Operations

The ZF Condition Monitoring System for marine propulsion systems increases operational safety by monitoring the core components in the driveline. (Image: ZF)

Monitoring current data from the driveline as well as the status of core components makes it

Shell Marine Discusses Engine Protection Beyond 2020

Joris Van Brussel, General Manager of Shell Marine (Photo: Shell Marine)

Marine lubricant choices to address International Maritime Organization (IMO) restrictions on the

Marine Power

Siemens Launches Scalable Electric Drive

Siemens is expanding its portfolio of green ship propulsion systems by adding a new member to the Siship BlueDrive Family: Siship BlueDrive Eco. Besides by integrating battery

AEGIR-Marine to Unveil Propulsion Controls System at SMM

(Photo: AEGIR-Marine)

Dutch-based AEGIR-Marine said it will roll out its own branded propulsion controls system at this

New Gensets for De Beers’ Diamond Mining Vessel

Mining vessel Debmar Pacific departing from Cape Town, outfitted with new Wärtsilä gensets (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä and De Beers Marine have signed an agreement for the replacement of generating sets

Marine Electronics

ClassNK Awards Class Approval To RIMS

Photo: Rims BV

RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of

Transpetro Selects KVH VSAT for 45 Tankers

TracPhone V7-HTS (Image: KVH)

Connectivity solutions provider KVH Industries, Inc. announced that Brazilian oil and gas

Orolia: FCC Approval for SmartFind EPIRB

(Photo:McMurdo)

Orolia reports that it has received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Software Solutions

Royston Bringing Advanced Monitoring Tech to SMM

(Image: Royston)

Advanced fuel monitoring and energy management technology, designed to deliver significant cost

Actisense Expands Its PRO Range

Photo: Actisense

Actisense has officially launched the latest addition to its PRO range at Seawork International in

Roxtec Secures Order for Britain’s $265m Polar Ship

Photo: Roxtec

International manufacturer Roxtec is helping protect Britain’s new £200m ($265m) polar research