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BWMS with Automatic Filter Receives USCG Certificate


Technology enterprise Boll & Kirch said one of its product innovations, the Bollfilter Automatic Type 6.18.3, recently helped SunRui Marine Environment Engineering, based in Qingdao, China, qualify for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) certificate.   Since the beginning of 2016, ballast water management

MOL Adopts 'Common Rail Fuel Injection' System

Main engine equipped with common rail fuel injection system Photo MOL

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its group company, Mitsui O.S.K. Kinkai, Ltd. will use a main engine equipped with the MAN Diesel & Turbo SE (MDT)-developed “common rail fuel injection system” on a newbuilding vessel.   Shop test of the main engine was completed on January 29 and the vessel is slated for launching in 2018.

IMO recommends Fleet Safety for GMDSS


Fleet Safety from Inmarsat, a new service incorporating FleetBroadband and a Maritime Safety Terminal (MST) has been recommended for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) recognition, after its performance was subjected to intensive review by a group of International Maritime Organization-appointed experts.

When it comes to moving fluids, Albin delivers

With a line of 12 General Purpose Pumps, Albin Pump Marine  delivers reliable performance, at an appealing price point. Photo Albin Pump Marine

Whether on board or dockside, Albin Pump Marine makes moving fluid an easy task with its line of 12 General Purpose Pumps that deliver reliable performance, at an appealing price point. Albin Flexible Impeller Pumps are self-priming and available in 12V or 24V. Used for pumping a wide range of viscous fluids,

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 three options, Nimbus Lite, Nimbus and Nimbus Pro, each designed to meet the diverse communications needs of shipowners, managers and crew. The expanded range builds on the success of Nimbus, the ‘bandwidth-neutral’

River Cruisers Get Wastewater Treatment Upgrade

The Carissima is one of a number of river cruise vessels being retrofitted with ACO Marine’s waste water treatment systems Photo courtesy ACO MARINE

ACO Marine has been awarded contracts to supply its wastewater treatment technology as retrofit solutions to river cruise vessels operating on European waterways. The 232-passenger capacity sisters Ukraina and Moldavia, undergoing refit work at the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company’s fleet maintenance base in Izmail,

Rolls-Royce to Equip UK Navy's Type 26 Warships

The Rolls-Royce Mission Bay Handling System (Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce Canada said it has won a contract with BAE Systems for its mission bay handling technology for the U.K. Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The contract covers the first three ships, the first of which is currently under construction at the BAE Systems Glasgow shipyard, Scotland.

Mercury Introduces V-6 FourStroke Outboards

Photo: Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine has introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show.   The new engine family, which builds on Mercury’s 75-150hp FourStroke outboards, features 175hp, 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards and a V-6 200hp SeaPro commercial outboard.

New 4K Displays Enable Multi-Data Fishing Vessel Bridge Solution

Photo: Hatteland Display

Hatteland Display, a global provider of display and computer solutions for professional maritime use has completed delivery of six state-of-the-art Series X 55” Ultra High Definition floor stand maritime display systems for integration on the bridge of a new Danish flagged fishing vessel.   The type

Rolls-Royce to Equip Baydelta’s New Hybrid Tug

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Rolls-Royce said it will supply a hybrid propulsion arrangement for installation to a multipurpose tractor tug being built for Baydelta Maritime LLC at the Nichols Brothers Boat Builders shipyard in Washington State, U.S.   The 100-foot long tug is due for delivery in the first quarter of 2019, and