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Iridium Certus satellite system launched

Successful beta- and field-testing of the new Iridium Certus satellite system was recently reported by Calgary, Canada-based Network Innovations, an Iridium …

Sunseeker, Rolls-Royce partner on yacht with MTU hybrid power

British boat builder Sunseeker International is working with Rolls-Royce to produce in 2020 the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid …

Liquified hydrogen fuel system gains approval

MAN Cryo, a subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, has announced that its liquified hydrogen fuel system has been granted “preliminary approval in principle” …

Lumiron launches ultra-thin LED panel

Miami-based Lumiron has introduced a new, ultra-thin LED panel with a low-profile design. The Preston is dimmable, has low power consumption, is easy to …

85m ferry navigates 3-port route on its own

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä recently tested its automated dock-to-dock system on the 85m ferry Folgefonn, owned by Norwegian ferry operator Norled. The system …

Yacht Controller integrates with Garmin

Florida-based The Yacht Group has integrated its Yacht Controller information and control panel on compatible Garmin multifunction displays with OneHelm …

FarSounder joins NOAA in seafloor mapping project

FarSounder, a U.S.-based marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics, has recently joined the International Hydrographic …

New SPOT tracker has texting capability

The new SPOT X is a new two-way satellite messaging device that combines S.O.S. emergency notification technology with text messaging to provide safety …

New outdoor dome camera bubble-less

Siqura, a Dutch company that makes video surveillance systems, has developed a bubble-less outdoor PTZ dome camera with 40x zoom. The PD910 combines …

Sea-Fire nixes HFC-based equipment

Sea-Fire Europe recently announced it will no longer distribute equipment that uses HFCs (hydroflourocarbons). HFCs are a group of man-made gaseous agents that …

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Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

The Triton hosted networking with more than 150 captains, crew and industry professionals at Universal Marine Center on the third …

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Crew from 15 yachts participated in Acrew’s fourth Caribbean Crewfest in mid-January at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts. The …

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Feb. 20, 2019 Former yacht Engr. Thomas “Bourke” Cannon is in a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April …

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