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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

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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

Athina Maritime Selects New Maritime Simulators

Photo: Kongsberg Digital

The Athina Maritime Learning and Development Center, which has been recently established as the

Simrad Rolls Out New V3100 AIS

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The new Simrad V3100 Class B Automatic Identification System (AIS) is designed to meet the needs

Finnish Defense Forces Upgrade Naval Sonars

Hamina-Class Corvette (right) pictured next to a Rauma-Class vessel (Photo: Kongsberg)

Kongsberg Maritime said it has been awarded a contract by Finnish Defense Forces (FDF) to deliver

Maritime Safety

Eliminating The Risk From Docking & Mooring

Photo; Trelleborg

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation has launched a new whitepaper and on-demand webinar

Wärtsilä’s Nav Systems & Operational Efficiency

The Nacos Platinum system’s conning page showing also the Eniram Trim functionality. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä is driven to advanceoperational efficiency and safety for ship owners and operators

Financiers Turning the Tide on Shipbreaking Practices

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The shipping industry has long been criticised by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up

Marine Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Chief Sets Ambitious Targets

Rolls-Royce CEO Warren East (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce (RR.L) said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term

Twin Disc Acquires Veth Propulsion

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U.S. based power transmission technology and equipment manufacturer Twin Disc, Inc.

MJP to Unveil New Waterjets at SeaWork

Waterjet propulsion specialist Marine Jet Power (MJP) said its plans to roll out its new X Series range of waterjets at the upcoming SeaWork Exhibition.

Marine Power

Shaft Vibration Eliminated With Vesconite Hilube

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After replacing the all-rubber cutlass bearing of his new Jeanneau Sun Fast 35 Tide The Knot two

Work Boat Large for US Navy

Rendering showing tug above and below the waterline (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

From powerful seine skiffs for the Alaskan salmon fishery to sturdy and practical crew boats for

Wärtsilä to Equip Environmentally-friendly Dredger

The new Damen dredger featuring Wärtsilä propulsion equipment will be one of the most environmentally sustainable vessels of its type. (Image: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä said it bagged a contract in March to provide the engines, propellers and control system

Marine Electronics

Glomex Expands Internet Antenna with Pro Model

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Glomex Marine Antennas USA has enhanced its Internet antenna with a professional model.

Kelvin Hughes Radar Secures Type Approval in China

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Kelvin Hughes developer manufacturer of maritime navigation, surveillance and security radar

Vesper Marine Launches Watchmate Vision2

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Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety products, has announced the evolution of the world’s

Software Solutions

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

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

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