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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.

REINTJES Opens UK Branch Office

The new REINTJES branch office is located in the Robert Denholm House, together with other companies. (Photo: REINTJES)

Propulsion specialist REINTJES said it has opened a new branch office in the south of England to service markets in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland. Opening of the REINTJES Britain & Ireland branch office follows on the cessation of trading by the former distributor European Marine and Machinery Agency in the middle of the year 2016. The business is guided by subsidiary REINTJES Benelux BVBA based in Antwerp, Belgium.

New ‘Intelligent’ Power Converters

Photo: Analytic Systems

Advances in digital signal processing lead to more flexible power converters that can be programmed to meet the precise requirements of variable inputs/outputs required   To operate marine electronics and communication devices, power converters such as inverters, battery chargers and power supplies are often installed to convert available DC or AC to the appropriate power outputs required.

Technology

NMMA CSI award for Volvo Penta

One can experience first-hand how the combination of Volvo Penta’s Glass Cockpit and joystick has changed the way boaters can monitor, control and maneuver their entire vessel with ease. Photo Volvo Penta

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has presented the 14th consecutive annual

New Marine Engine Concept Draws from Supercar Design

Image: Honda Marine

At the 2017 Miami International Boat Show, Honda Marine will introduce a bold new concept engine

FCI Debuts Compact, High Output Watermaker

Image: FCI Watermakers

Space is a precious commodity on any vessel, even a large one. Making its debut at the Miami

Maritime 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

Survitec Working with Ocenco to Meet EEBD Rulings

Survitec Group has urged the industry to make sure that Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBDs) on vessels are up to date. EEBDs have been a requirement on vessels since SOLAS

Modulift Launches Active Link

Photo: Modulift

Modulift Launches the Active Link Spreader Beam with Integrated Load Cells. The Active Link is an

Marine Propulsion

Vard design Survey vessel for South African Navy

Vard Marine 9 105 HydrographicOceanographic Survey vessel design Photo Vard Marine

Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African

Wärtsilä, PGS ink Service Deal

Ramform Titan is one of the 8 seismic vessels under the service agreement between Wärtsilä and PGS. Photo Wartsila

Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred

SIKA Collaborates to Tackle Structure Borne Noise Measurement

Photo: Sika UK

SikaFloor Marine, the marine division of Sika and a  leader in marine acoustics technology and

Marine Power

Rolls-Royce to Showcase GenSets

As of autumn 2017, MTU Onsite Energy will be offering a diesel genset with a 10% higher output based on the 20-cylinder Series 4000 engine. The higher output of 3,730 kVA for emergency power applications and 3,390 kVA for prime power is available at temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius.  (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce will be showcasing medium-speed and MTU Onsite Energy high-speed power generation

Marine Propulsion Market Poised for Growth -Report

Photo: MAN Diesel & Turbo

The marine propulsion engine market was valued at $9 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $12

Austal Celebrates Christening of Tulsa (LCS 16)

Austal Tulsa Christening Photo Austal

Austal USA proudly hosted the christening of the nation’s 16th littoral combat ship (LCS)

Marine Electronics

Kelvin Hughes' Radar Technology in Malaysia

Photo: Kelvin Hughes

A design and manufacture of navigation and security surveillance radar, Kelvin Hughes continues to

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

Vesper Marine Launches Smartais Technology

Photo: Vesper Marine

Vesper Marine, a manufacturer of marine safety products, has released its smartAIS technology.

Software Solutions

ABB Propulsion, Automation and Software for Five Cruise Ships

Photo: ABB

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.

GE Unveils New Range of Global Contactors

Photo: GE

GE (NYSE: GE) has unveiled Efficor, a global range of contactors designed to perform in demanding