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Caterpillar Marine Launches Gen II Displays

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Caterpillar Marine has unveiled its second-generation Cat Marine Displays (CMD) used for monitoring all engine platforms, supporting different vessel applications for professional maritime use.The three CMD variants—Cat CMD5 (5” display), CMD8 (8” display), and CMD13 (13.3” display)—designed

AlphaMidiCourse Mk2 Gyro Compass Upgraded

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The newly introduced AlphaMidiCourse Mk2 is an updated version of the AlphaMidiCourse gyro compass introduced in 2015. It has received an internal upgrade to meet the mandatory IMO Resolution MSC.302(87) Performance standards for Bridge Alert Management.The control box has also been physically modified

Arklow Chooses Satcom Global Aura VSAT

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Ireland headquartered ship owner and charterer Arklow Shipping has contracted communications solutions provider Satcom Global to install Aura VSAT across 17 newbuild vessels due for delivery from 2021 onward.The new vessels will be activated on a range of Aura service packages, all with Committed Information Rate for guaranteed service quality,

Henriksen's New Liferaft Hook Enters Production

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Norway-based Henriksen Hooks said its new Liferaft Release Hook into full production following completion of a prolonged testing program.Now available globally, the new crane hook has been especially developed for launching inflated liferafts. It is permanently attached to the fall wire of a crane and

Raytheon Anschütz Debuts 'Plug and Play' ECDIS

Raytheon Debuts 'plug and play' ECDIS. Image: Raytheon Anschütz

Raytheon Anschütz launched a new ECDIS in January 2021, the ECDIS NX Compact, which is a preconfigured system of a 24-inch panel-pc and the ECDIS NX software that is designed to make installation and operation easier and safer. Optimized for ECDIS retrofits, the panel-pc is equipped with interfaces for Ethernet and IEC 61161-1 (NMEA).

Cavotec Launches Automated Vacuum Mooring Solution

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A next generation automated vacuum mooring solution from Cavotec is designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase port productivity by simplifying and accelerating the mooring process. Cavotec, a Swiss-headquartered manufacturer of connection and electrification solutions for the maritime industry,

Siemens, Carlyle Near $2.4 Billion Deal Over Flender Business

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U.S. buyout group Carlyle Group Inc is nearing an agreement to acquire Siemens AG's mechanical drive arm Flender, for about 2 billion euros ($2.37 billion), Bloomberg News reported citing sources.Siemens and Carlyle are finalizing terms of the deal that could be announced as early as this week, the report said.

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Oil Cleanliness

The human body's organs and blood could be compared to individual components and the fluid within hydraulic/lubrication system. © PIC4U/AdobeStock

Tip #3: Oil Cleanliness - Don't add regular filter changes to your maintenance scheduleMost filters have switches indicating when the element is full, and sometimes waiting for that may be too late. Changing filters on a regular service interval is a simple way to check the contamination level of a hydraulic system.

High Pressure Water Blasters for Shipyards: Aussie Safe Operator Free Training

Australian Pump, an Australian designer and manufacturer of high-pressure cleaning equipment, was chosen to design and build 4,000 psi high pressure water blasters for Sydney’s Garden Island Dockyard.

Australian Pump, an Australian designer and manufacturer of high-pressure cleaning equipment, was chosen to design and build 4,000 psi high pressure water blasters for Sydney’s Garden Island Dockyard. The machines, called the Aussie Atlas, feature an all stainless steel construction and produce a 4,

Konecranes and Cargotec to Merge

Rob Smith, Konecranes President and CEO, with Mika Vehvilainen, Cargotec CEO (Photo: Konecranes)

Finnish engineering firm Konecranes and cargo handling machinery maker Cargotec plan to merge to help speed up innovation and reap savings, they said on Thursday, sending both of their shares sharply higher.The boards of the companies, which provide road and sea-cargo handling machinery and services to industries,