Tech Briefs

Missing bottom paint available again

Houston, Texas-based AkzoNobel has reintroduced its antifouling bottom paints are back on the marktet following a three-year, industry-wide raw material shortage. Interlux Micron Extra and Ultra with Biolux are now…

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New spreader lights launched

Michigan-based TecNiq has launched P10 and P11 LED boat spreader lights that deliver up to 1,450 lumens with lower power draws. Offered in recessed and surface-mounted versions, they are available…

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New life preserver repackable

Fort Lauderdale-based ThrowRaft has received U.S. Coast Guard approval for its throwable Type IV personal flotation device that inflates when submerged in water. The square PFD is reusable and, when…

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New AIS service delivers in real time

Canada-based ExactEarth Ltd., a provider of Satellite AIS data services, has launched exactView RT, a global, persistent real-time satellite automatic identification system service. ExactView RT consists of a system of…

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New KVH service meets IMO ECDIS requirement

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has launched a new service called CHARTlink in association with digital chart distributor ChartCo of Norway to transmit charts and a library of navigation publications to…

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FarSounder appoints global sales director

Michael Mathewson has joined Rhode Island-based FarSounder as director of global sales. He will oversee growth in the international marketplace for FarSounder navigation and ship protection technologies. Mathewson is a…

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Emergency light lasts 18 hours in harsh weather

Industrial lighting company Larson Electronics has added a new marine-rated outdoor emergency LED light to its catalog of products. The light (GAU-EMG-18H-1L-LED) is designed to withstand the challenges and rigors…

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Total Lubmarine offers custom engine oil analysis

London-based Total Lubmarine is introducing a feed rate optimization program tailored for the latest generation of two-stroke marine diesel engines through the combined and regular analysis of lube, drain and…

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Custom vent grills made fast

Delta “T” Systems has a new line of custom-made marine ventilation grills for new builds and refits, without the usual long wait for made-to-order components. Marine Vent Grilles are made…

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Balk now AntiRoll installer

In partnership with Dutch stabilization company DMS Holland, Balk Shipyard in Holland is now the first AntiRoll installation facility in Northern Europe. “The high-tech nature of our systems demand a…

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