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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,

Wärtsilä Names Håkan Agnevall as President and CEO

Håkan Agnevall (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä has appointed Håkan Agnevall as its next president and CEO.Agnevall, who currently president of Volvo's bus division, will start in his role no later than in April 2021, succeeding Jaakko Eskola, who will continue with the company as a senior

Kongsberg, ABB Partner on Engine Performance Analysis

Hege Skryseth, Kongsberg Digital and Cristian Corotto, ABB Turbocharging (Photo: ABB)

A cooperation agreement between Kongsberg Digital and ABB Turbocharging on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis will see the two companies work toward a common data infrastructure and accelerate the development of digital applications and services.The pact will enable ABB Turbocharging

Ecochlor Expands Service Support Network in Singapore

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U.S.-based ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturer Ecochlor announced it has opened a service support center in the world's top shipping hub. Michael Madely, VP of Global Service at Ecochlor, said the new Singapore location is the first of many planned for Ecochlor’s spare parts support network outside the United States.

Pump Tech Focus: Leistritz FlexCore Screw Pump Series

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Leistritz Pumpen GmbH is a long and storied name in maritime business, and with its FLEXCORE screw pumps the company claims to provide an unusually wide application window and more freedom of installation. “With FLEXCORE, Leistritz has created a groundbreaking innovation – a pump class that unites qualitative,

RH Marine Maintaining Operations with Remote Services

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Maritime electrical and automation systems integrator RH Marine reports it is performing an increasing number of its services remotely amid travel restrictions and other challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.The engineers and people from RH Marine that normally go on board vessels to solve malfunctions,