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4G Connect: Internet Afloat for Commercial Users

4G Connect (Image: Digital Yacht)

Now available in most coastal areas, 4G LTE cellular connectivity provides a very effective, low cost and fast solution for internet connectivity while in port or coastal waters when users want fast access for entertainment and browsing.   Digital Yacht said its new 4G Connect solution is geared for workboat, ferry and utility users as well as commercial ships,

CMR to Supply CCTV Systems for Newbuild Semi-Submersibles

(Image: CMR Group)

Marine automation and instrumentation specialists CMR Group said it has secured an order from industrial conglomerate Kongsberg Maritime AS for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) video surveillance systems for two new semi-submersible heavy lift, construction and accommodation vessels.    The deal, which includes spare parts and maintenance support,

Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Gets a Power Upgrade

The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine gaines added power from increased cylinder output of 220kW. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

An upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine features greater power density thanks to increased cylinder output. The new engine will receive its officially launch at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 8.   According to the manufacturer, the increased maximum output of the new Wärtsilä 20 will enable

Technology

STX France Boosts Shipyard Automation

Photo: STX France

Welding and production automation provider Pemamek said it has received another order from the

Enerpac Jack-up Technology for Safe Construction

The Enerpac JS-250 supporting the maritime platform during construction.  (Photo: Enerpac)

Construction of large steel structures can be difficult when the project involves lifting the

Kalmar launches FastCharge AGV

Image Kalmar FastCharge AGV Photo courtesy Nick Souza; Kalmar

Kalmar is introducing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) solution for transporting containers

Maritime Safety

Fincantieri Delivers Italian Naval Frigate

Frigate Photo courtesy Filippo Vinardi;  Fincantieri

The frigate Federico Martinengo was delivered to the Italian Navy at Fincantieri’s shipyard in

Palfinger to Replace Six Large Lifeboat Stations

Photo: Palfinger Marine

Palfinger Marine has been chosen as the supplier for the replacement of six large lifeboat

RB-M: the Coast Guard's Durable Workhorse

The 45-foot Response Boat - Medium Photo USCG

Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Reynolds stood on a wooden Coast Guard pier looking to the water’s

Marine Propulsion

Alfa Laval’s HCO Filter Approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo

Moatti 290 filter (Image: Alfa Laval)

The Alfa Laval Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has been approved by MAN Diesel &

Cox Powertrain Appoints Asian Distributor

Sungho Hong, Vice President of SoungJin Marine Co. Ltd with Cox Powertrain’s Global Sales Director, Joel Reid at Miami International Boat Show 2018 Photo courtesy SoungJin Marine Co. Ltd

British diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Powertrain has signed an agreement with SoungJin Marine Co.

Rolls-Royce to Design, Equip New Fishing Vessel

(Image: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce said it has signed a contract to deliver ship design and a range of equipment to a

Marine Power

Dellner Brakes Goes Global for IMX 2018

Photo: Dellner Brakes

Dellner Brakes will present a global product range at this year’s Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in St

BMW Car Engine to Become a Marine Outboard

(Photo: Cimco Marine)

BMW’s twin turbo, three-liter diesel engine may soon be taking to the water.A pilot study looking

Thordon Joins Grwoing IWSA Membership Base

Gavin Allwright (Photo: IWSA)

Thordon Bearings has joined a growing number of organizations to have signed up as a full

Marine Electronics

USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations

Photo: Hubbell Marine

With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a

New Display Enables 'Naval Bridge of the Future'

Photo: Hatteland Display

Hatteland Display, a global provider of display and computer solutions for naval and professional

New Low-cost AIS Receiver Unveiled

Photo: Digital Yacht

Many ports and maritime offices want the benefit of a local AIS feed to see shipping activity

Software Solutions

Globecomm Unveils Expanded Nimbus Range

The expanded Nimbus range supports the next generation of hybrid and satellite connectivity. Photo courtesy Globecomm

Globecomm has unveiled an expanded range of its Nimbus smartbox. The Nimbus range now includes

ChartCo Launches New FleetManager Portal

Photo: ChartCo

ChartCo, a global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the

SUITS Aims to Make Space Casualties a Thing of the Past

SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous