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Marine Equipment

Thermamax Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Logo: Thermamax, Inc.

On August 14th 2007 Thermamax came into being. As the firm turns 10, take a look back at the most notable accomplishments and see a brief overview of what’s ahead.   Back in August 2007 Thermamax, the Germany-based specialist for high temperature insulations for combustion engines and exhaust systems,

The ELSA Inside Out: 35 Years of Escape Protection

ELSA (Photo: Scott Safety)

Tony Pickett, Associate Director of Product Management – Industrial & M&CD, Scott Safety, takes us through the history and inner workings of the ELSA Escape set. Breathing apparatus are pieces of equipment designed to supply a user with clean breathing air, from a compressed air source, which is

MacArtney's CEMAC for Safe Cable Handling

Photo: MacArtney

MacArtney’s offshore cable handling equipment named CEMAC is designed  for power and telecommunication cables and for cable handling operations within the renewable energy industry, in particular the offshore wind sector.   In addition to supplying challenging subsea solutions from concept to completion,

Optimarin Demonstrates System Reliability

Larissa - faultless longterm BWT operation with Optimarin (Photo: Optimarin)

In the same week that a report from ABS revealed problems with almost half of installed ballast water treatment (BWT) systems, Optimarin gave a stunning demonstration of its long-term system reliability on board Neptune Subsea’s IMR vessel Larissa.   Optimarin, a market leader in environmentally friendly and compliant BWT technology,

Saudi Aramco Selects CTG Ballast Water Testing Device

Dr. Brian Phillips (Photo: CTG)

Oil producer Saudi Aramco has selected Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), designer and manufacturer of sensors for the maritime sector, to provide benchmark testing for compliance with ballast water standards. This follows Saudi Aramco’s announcement that all ships calling at its ports and terminals will be required to provide ballast water samples,

LED Indicator Enhances Shore Power Convenience

Photo: Hubbell

The ability to quickly verify whether shore power connections carry live current is a basic safety benefit to any boater. Hubbell Marine offers 30A cable sets with a high-intensity LED indicator that glows bright green when power is on. The presence of electricity can be confirmed at a glance, even in bright sunlight.

ACR Electronics Acquires United Moulders

ACR Electronics, Inc. confirmed it has acquired United Moulders Ltd. (UML), a United Kingdom based designer and manufacturer of lifejacket inflating devices. UML designs a range of automatic and manual lifejacket inflation systems that are approved for integration into lifejackets manufactured around the world for the commercial,

SeaCURE BWTS Completes USCG Type Approval Tests

The Evoqua SeaCURE system has completed all USCG Type Approval tests (Photo: Evoqua)

SeaCURE Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution from Evoqua Water Technologies, has completed all biological efficacy U.S. Coast Guard Type-Approval tests.   Tests were carried out under the supervision of classification society Lloyd’s Register and the independent

Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability

Underwater image captured using an EM 712 multibeam echo sounder (Image: Kongsberg Maritime)

Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium icebreakers CCGS Pierre Radisson and the CCGS Des Groseilliers.    Gathering critical hydrographic data can be a challenge in the Canadian Arctic. The innovative, retractable

Lumitec Launches Pinnacle LED Flood Light

Photo: Lumintec

Lumitec, a designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, has launched its new Pinnacle LED Flood Light. Pinnacle offers a 1,000+ lumens output similar to Lumitec's Caprera line of marine flood lights. But Pinnacle's radially symmetrical spot/flood optical design stays tighter and punches farther.