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Swedish Navy Receives AUV's

Jan 23, 2012

During November and December 2011 the Swedish Navy received the last two of four state of-the-art AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles) from the Danish company EIVA a/s.The AUVs are equipped with advanced sensors in the form of sonars and…

MOL Develops Portable Bunker Gauge

Jan 19, 2012

World’s First: Reducing Workload and Improving Safety during Bunkering. President: Koichi Muto) today announced that MOL and Musashino Co., Ltd. have jointly developed the world’s first portable liquid-level gauge for vessel fuel tanks,…

Autotether Wireless Kill Switch

Jan 14, 2012

Unlike traditional lanyards that come standard with boats and require the operator to be tethered to the boat, the patented Autotether kill switch is an easy-to-install, unobtrusive wireless unit. No wiring or tools are required – the system…

Transas Releases new 4-level ECDIS Concept

Jan 13, 2012

The Transas Marine 4-level ECDIS concept is designed to provide an IMO compliant solution for the shipping companies. The new range of product packages Standard, Standard+, Premium and Premium+, features Transas well renowned Navi-Sailor software with the best technology applied through all systems…

Affordable Acoustic Range for Harbour Surveillance

Jan 05, 2012

The Universal Acoustic Range and Processor (UARP) was developed to address the need for a reliable low cost method to provide harbor surveillance of surface and subsurface vessels.  This turn-key system employs an ultra thin line array and passive…

Lifeboat Hooks: New Design Requirements/Industry Guidance

Jan 03, 2012

In recent years there have been a number of accidents caused by the failure of on-load release hooks during lifeboat drills, which have resulted in seafarers being seriously injured and even killed. IMO has therefore been developing measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats…

MARIN: Air Cavities Reduce Ship Resistance

Dec 19, 2011

It is now proven that air lubrication leads to a reduction in power and consequently, leads to fuel savings thanks to the Joint Industry Projects PELS and SMOOTH. The projects have shown that air lubrication makes it possible to reduce power…

ClassNK Approves Furuno ECDIS Training

Dec 08, 2011

ClassNK issues type Specific Training Course Approval for ECDIS Certification to FURUNO INS Training Center Denmark. ClassNK issued Type Specific Training Course approval on 2 December 2011 for an ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information…

Sea-Fire Appoints UK Distributor

Nov 22, 2011

Continuing to expand its vast worldwide network, Sea-Fire has appointed a new UK distributor.  Based in Southampton, England, Ocean Safety Ltd. specializes in marine safety equipment.'We are delighted to partner with Ocean Safety,' said Richard Duckworth…

H2O Names Dixon Project Manager

Nov 22, 2011

H2O, Inc., a leading water system equipment provider, has named David N. Dixon Project Manager, announced H2O President Jess Fike.Based in Lafayette, La., Dixon’s responsibilities include project management and scheduling for complex engineering…

Canada Ramps up Pressure on NY over BWT

Nov 18, 2011

Yesterday’s well-attended ballast water policy teleconference briefing by the Canadian Minister of Transport served notice that Canada has no intention of allowing the state of New York to dictate ballast water regulations, nor impede commerce on the St…

New Ownership at Charleston/Carolina’s Rigging

Nov 17, 2011

Established in 1988 by Rick and Valerie Sawin as Charleston’s Rigging and Marine Hardware, firm has played significant roles in supplying products to support the construction of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, raising The Hunley, and now transitions to the next generation…

MENA Appointment for HB Rentals

Nov 16, 2011

Global offshore accommodations specialist to the oil and gas industry, HB Rentals has appointed a business development manager for the Middle East and North Africa in line with growing demand and continued expansion in the region.Rami Miled…

Koden Introduces Black Box Radar

Nov 15, 2011

MDC-2500BB Series black box radar provides advanced performance with display flexibility. Professional Grade Features and Functionality Designed For Large Yachts, Workboats and Commercial Fishing Vessels With Owner-Supplied Displays. SI…

OceanSaver Names Houtan Houshangi Interim CEO

Nov 15, 2011

OceanSaver, a leading global provider of class-approved, high capacity ballast water treatment (BWT) systems, today appointed Houtan Houshangi as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.Houshangi replaces Stein Foss who successfully…

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