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Kalmar Promotes New Range of Reachstackers in Latin American

Photo: Cargotec

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, launches a new range of equipment designed to offer customers in the Latin American market a value-based choice of the high quality, reliable equipment that Kalmar is known for.    Based on Kalmar's proven G-generation platform, the Essential range includes reachstackers, empty container handlers and forklifts.

Cargo, Offshore Gaining Ground: Viking

Image:  Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S

 For the second consecutive year, revenue and earnings remained stagnant for 2017 at Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S. Two of the largest customer segments, the cargo ship market and offshore industry, remain in turmoil and continue to impact the top and bottom lines. Signs of a slight improvement in the economy are encouraging,

Kalmar Backs Suomen Satamatekniikka Oy

Photo: Cargotec

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a Kalmar Care service agreement with Suomen Satamatekniikka, a subsidiary of Steveco, covering the maintenance and service of 16 Kalmar straddle carriers at the Port of Helsinki, Finland.    The order was booked in Cargotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake and

Seastreak Ferry Built with Delta 'T' Systems' Technology

Photo: Delta "T"

Seastreak's new Commodore-class high-speed catamaran ferry is launching with Delta "T" Systems/Dinak modular dry stack engine and generator exhausts, and related ventilation equipment. The 150' x 40' 600-passenger Incat-Crowther-designed vessel is being built by Gulf Craft of Franklin, Louisiana, and due to be delivered in April.

Medicine on Danish Ships Abroad

Photo: Danish Maritime Authority

 Denmark introduces new regulation, simplifying the handling of medical supplies for survival craft and the handling of medicine on board Danish ships abroad.   The requirement for ships’ medicine to be bought from a Danish pharmacy will be abolished when the new regulations become effective on 1 July 2018.

Cummins QSK95 Propulsion for Ferry Newbuild

(Image: Cummins)

Azam Marine’s next newbuild, Kilimanjaro VII, will be the first passenger ferry powered by QSK95 propulsion engines from engine manufacturer Cummins.   Two QSK95 propulsion engines will provide main propulsion power to the new Incat Crowther designed fast catamaran, which will be built by Australian

Cathelco Supply Equipment for Four Jackups

The Keloa will be installed with Cathelco (Photo: Cathelco)

Cathelco said it is supplying marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) for four jackup barges owned by Gulf Marine Services, the world's largest operator of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels. The systems will protect the barges against blockages in pipework caused by the growth of barnacles

Alfa Laval BlueBox SA prevents oily water discharge problems

Alfa Laval BlueBox SA  Photo courtesy Esbjörn Ljunggren; Alfa Laval

Non-compliant discharge of oily water continues to be an environmental threat – and an expensive headache for the marine industry. With the tamper-proof Alfa Laval BlueBox SA, a standalone oil content monitor and data recorder, Alfa Laval is providing peace of mind to ship owners and operators. Despite

Ocean Signal Introduces New AIS Transponders

Ocean Signal ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder (Image: Ocean Signal)

Ocean Signal has rolled out its new ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders as fully compliant solutions to increase visibility, aid collision-avoidance and enhance navigational safety for a range of commercial workboats, support vessels and fishing boats. The AIS transponders were unveiled for the first time at Asia Pacific Maritime.

Sanmar Orders 42 Rolls-Royce Thrusters

(Photo: Rolls-Royce)

 Rolls-Royce said it has secured an extensive supply order from long-time collaborator Sanmar Shipyards for propulsion and deck equipment for tugboats the Turkish shipyard is building for various customers.    The scope of supply includes 42 Rolls-Royce US 205/255 azimuth thrusters for 21 harbor/terminal/escort tugs in the 60-,