Technology

U.S. NOAD system upgrades

On April 22, NOAD schema versioned 3.4 will be released. This new version of the U.S. Notices of Arrival and Departures (NOAD) will incorporate improvements in vessel response plan data…

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Transas adds piracy information

Transas Marine has added a Piracy Information Overlay (PIO) to its navigation product portfolio. The piracy overlay is integrated into the Transas FleetView Online SSAS-tracking software and Navi-Planner 4000 voyage…

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RPM gets new system for injectors

Ft. Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel has acquired the MAKTest KO4000 CARS common rail system, an advanced system designed to enhance the common rail injector repair process. The KO4000 CARS is capable…

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Waveblade launches new tool

Florida-based Waveblade has introduced the PowerShark WB3000, a handheld, battery-powered maintenance tool that works up to 20 feet underwater to remove barnacles and growth. Unlike traditional hull cleaning that depends…

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Technology isolates yacht vibrations

The gentle hum of an engine can be soothing when under way. In fact, some people sleep soundly to the low vibrations. But when vibrations begin to shake the chandelier,…

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GPS proves vulnerable in experiment

During a presentation on the limitations of Global Positioning System (GPS), Capt. Andrew Schofield realized the yacht under his command was vulnerable. He was listening to GPS expert Todd Humphreys…

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MTN in deal with new satellite for faster service

South Florida-based MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) will leverage the first Intelsat EpicNG satellite, Intelsat 29e, to provide more than 2 gigabits of capacity for MTN’s cruise and yacht customers in…

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Seakeeper debuts new gyro

Maryland-based Seakeeper has delivered its largest gyro to date, the M26000 to be installed on Jim Smith Boats’ hull No. 29. This 105-foot custom, tournament sportfish yacht is scheduled to…

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System removes exhaust soot

Seattle-based Northern Lights, a marine power generation and propulsion company, has created a solution for removing soot and particulate matter often associated with diesel powered equipment. With DECS, a Diesel…

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Muir replaces aluminum housing

Muir Windlasses Australia has launched its latest composite fiber housing to replace aluminum housings for its range of horizontal anchor winches. The idea was to develop a one-size-fits-all housing. “We…

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