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Georgia Ports Authority Orders 8 RMG Cranes

Boxporter RMG (Photo: Konecranes)

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the USA has embarked upon the Mason Mega Rail Project that will double the Port of Savannah’s on-dock rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year. As part of the project, the GPA has ordered 8 Konecranes Boxporter RMG cranes for the expanded intermodal container handling.

Mercury Introduces V-6 FourStroke Outboards

Photo: Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine has introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show.   The new engine family, which builds on Mercury’s 75-150hp FourStroke outboards, features 175hp, 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards and a V-6 200hp SeaPro commercial outboard.

DNV GL Revises Stern Tube Bearing Class Notations

Propeller shaft system (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new class notations can be assigned to both newbuilds and vessels

Antenna Installation Simple with Glomeasy

Photo: Glomex Marine

Installing and removing aerials used to be a hassle until Glomeasy. The innovative line from Glomex Marine Antennas USA revolutionized how VHF, AIS, FM and DAB (digital audio broadcasting) antennas are installed on a boat, and are so reliable they come with lifetime warranties. High-performance Glomeasy antennas feature fast-fitting,

Fleet Cleaner Aims for Autonomous Ship Hull Cleaning

Photo: Fleet Cleaner

Fleet Cleaner a player in the ship hull cleaning industry and aims to set an even higher standard for hull cleaning. The company strongly believes that robotic hull cleaning is the future. “Already we constantly see that our autopilot can control the robot better than any human operator. However, we want to take this to a whole new level,

Nautisk's On-Demand Chart Printing Service in Argentina

Photo: Nautisk

Mariners can now access on-demand chart printing in South America with the launch of a new Print on Demand Location (PODL) by global maritime navigation expert, Nautisk.   Nautisk has been a chart agent for more than 120 years, and as part of its transformation towards digital products and services

Cummins Unveils New EPA Tier 3 Marine Generator

(Photo: Cummins)

 Cummins Inc. has expanded the power range of its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 certified marine generator product line.   Cummins will now feature a new Onan Marine QD series generator with a power range of 40 kWe to 65 kWe, offering customers reduced emissions with the quietest operation in the industry,

MacGregor Acquires Marine Business from TTS Group

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement to acquire the marine and offshore businesses from TTS Group, a global provider of cargo handling equipment and services for merchant and offshore ships for an enterprise value of EUR 87 million ($106 mln).   The combination of the two businesses

Unique Group, Kongsberg Maritime Restore Partnership

Left to right: Konrad Mech, Director of Subsea Channel Management at Kongsberg Maritime AS, and Harry Gandhi, CEO of Unique Group (Photo: Unique Group)

 Integrated subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group said it has reestablished a dealer agreement with Kongsberg Maritime AS for the Middle East region.    Under the business cooperation agreement, Unique Group’s offices in the region will offer sale and service of KM’s wide range of underwater mapping,

Elcome Completes Satcom Switchover for LNG Tanker Fleet

(Photo: Elcome)

Elcome International said it has completed a satellite communications retrofit program for a major fleet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers providing broadband data and voice services.   “Our team decommissioned the existing VSAT systems and installed new SAILOR 900 antennas and below-deck systems on 40 ships within four months.