Technology

Yellowed piping telltale sign exhaust is too hot

By Mike Prado Many times when we visit yachts at the marinas and shipyards, we see that the main engine and generator exhaust wet section’s piping and mufflers, which are…

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Inmarsat to triple satellites servicing GX network

Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has announced plans to triple the number of satellites servicing its Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) network by 2023. According to a company press release,…

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Take It In: Plastic finds its way into our bodies

Take It In: by Carol Bareuther The statistics about plastic pollution in our seas are staggering. Case in point, some 18 billion pounds of plastic waste finds its way from…

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FarSounder sonar on Dutch navy ships

Two hydrographic survey vessels that belong to the Royal Netherlands Navy have been outfitted with FarSounder’s forward-looking sonar (FLS), according to a FarSounder press release.  The 3D sonar systems will…

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New Furuno sonar goes deeper

Washington-based marine electronics company Furuno has launched a new WASSP F3X professional multibeam sonar package for mariners who need to see deep into the ocean. According to a company press…

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Feadship develops alternate treatment for NOx emissions

Feadship has created a new technology to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel propulsion engines on yachts.  Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems currently in use to bring engines into…

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ACR offers Bluetooth MOB technology

Fort Lauderdale-based safety and survival specialist ACR Electronics has a new man overboard alarm system for cruisers and boaters that uses 5.0 Bluetooth technology. The ACR OLAS (Overboard Location Alert…

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WhisperPower introduces new battery

WhisperPower, a Dutch manufacturer of hybrid power and propulsion systems for superyachts and commercial vessels, has added to its products line the Ion Power Basic, a lithium ion battery formulated…

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Ocean Link certified by Böning

Ocean Link, a Rhode Island-based marine plumbing retailer and service provider, is now certified by the Böning Group, of Germany, to sell, service and install ship automation products. Available products…

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Smart bilge switch honored

Colorado-based Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) was honored with a Pittman Innovation Awards in the Systems category this winter for its BG-One smart bilge switch, which helps prevent oil or fuel…

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