Tech Briefs

New electronic steering launched

Wisconsin-based Twin Disc has introduced its next-generation E-Steer, a control solution that connects the helm to hydraulic-powered rudder(s) electronically. E-Steer provides adaptive resistance through speed-sensing technology. As the boat’s speed…

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MOB transmitter small, light

Seattle-based Emerald Marine Products has released the Alert418 Man-Overboard Transmitter. Based on the company’s Alert2 Transmitter, Alert418 is smaller and lighter and can be worn attached to a PFD. When…

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New tool helps repair props

Iowa-based Linden Propeller Co., designers and developers of hydraulic propeller repair machines, unveiled the Digital Data Scan Arm, which uses proprietary custom software to improve propeller measurement and scanning for…

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New plate cools electric, hybrid systems

Toronto-based Baknor has designed, developed and manufactured a liquid cold plate that dissipates heat from electric and hybrid propulsion systems. Using water-glycol mixtures, the company says it can provide a…

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OceanLED launches new sport series

UK-based OceanLED, a manufacturer of marine LED lighting, has introduced its new Sport Series, with the debut of the Sport S3116s, engineered for sport fishing and active cruising. The light…

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App for chart corrections live

UK-based DG MAritime has created an app to supply official paper chart corrections. Designed by mariners, the app allows charts to be maintained via compatible tablets. It offers flag state-compliant…

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Honda debuts new 4-stroke engines

Georgia-based Honda Marine has debuted its new BF4 and BF6 4-stroke outboard engines, and redesigned its BF5. They are billed as easy to start, thanks to a new decompression mechanism,…

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Danelec unveils new ECDIS

Denmark-based Danelec Marine has introduced its new DM700 series Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) that fully complies with the new IEC and IHO performance standards that will be…

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New EPIRB on four frequencies

UK-based McMurdo, a manufacturer of emergency equipment, has introduced a new family of EPIRBs that combines multiple frequencies into a single EPIRB product. The SmartFind and Kannad SafePro distress beacons…

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Rolls-Royce unveils new MTUs

Rolls-Royce has introduced its advanced design MTU Series 4000 diesel engines for IMO III and EPA Tier 4 emission regulations. The engines have completed over 4,000 hours on MTU’s test…

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