BAE Systems launches next-generation power and propulsion system

BAE Systems launches next-generation power and propulsion system

(ENDICOTT, N.Y.) — BAE Systems has launched its next-generation power and propulsion system for the marine market. The HybriGen power and propulsion system is a flexible solution to help operators reach zero emissions – improving electrical efficiency and vessel range, increasing propulsion power, and simplifying installation. The HybriGen system uses smaller and lighter components for vessels, building on the company’s…
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MacGregor to deliver overboard handling systems for new California research vessel

MacGregor to deliver overboard handling systems for new California research vessel

(SINGAPORE) — MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will deliver a suite of advanced overboard handling systems for the new oceanographic research vessel David Packard, owned by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), a private, nonprofit research center based in California. Founded in 1987 by David Packard, MBARI’s mission is to advance marine science and technology to understand a changing ocean.…
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Inmarsat secures agreement with Maersk Supply Service for Fleet Xpress digital portfolio

Inmarsat secures agreement with Maersk Supply Service for Fleet Xpress digital portfolio

(LONDON) — Inmarsat, a world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has extended its Fleet Xpress service agreement with Maersk Supply Service to include fleetwide IoT-based ship management connectivity on separate, dedicated bandwidths. The extension has also enabled Maersk Supply Service to evaluate new vessel performance tools for selection, available through Inmarsat’s Certified Application Provider (CAP) program. Operating off Europe,…
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Samson partners with Ocean Technologies Group to provide on-demand training

Samson partners with Ocean Technologies Group to provide on-demand training

(FERNDALE, Wash.) — Samson and Ocean Technologies Group (OTG), a global learning and operational technology company serving the maritime industry, have agreed to collaborate to provide seafarers with on-demand access to Samson’s comprehensive set of online courses in rope handling, inspection, fabrication and installation. The courses will be available on OTG’s Ocean Learning Platform, which was specially created to deliver…
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Training Resources Limited announces acquisition of Hawaii’s Maritime License Center

Training Resources Limited announces acquisition of Hawaii’s Maritime License Center

(SAN DIEGO) — Training Resources Limited, DBA Maritime Institute (TRLMI) announced on Oct. 28 that it will be acquiring the assets of Honolulu-based Maritime License Center (MLC) and starting training programs in Hawaii in January 2022. “Acquiring the Maritime License Center facilities will allow us to serve the certified U.S. Coast Guard training needs for the maritime community in Hawaii,"…
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Ecochlor appoints Andrew Marshall as CEO

Ecochlor appoints Andrew Marshall as CEO

(NORTH HAVEN, Conn.) ─ Ecochlor’s board of directors has appointed Andrew Marshall as chief executive officer. He assumed day-to-day leadership of the company as of Oct. 28. Steve Candito will continue to support the company as a senior adviser to the Ecochlor board and leadership team. Candito expressed his confidence in the appointment of Marshall in a released statement: “When…
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MacGregor receives cargo equipment order for two ro-pax

MacGregor receives cargo equipment order for two ro-pax

(SINGAPORE) — MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new cargo access equipment order for two ro-pax vessels to be built by Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for Spirit of Tasmania (TT-Line Company Pty Ltd.). The order was booked into Cargotec's second quarter 2021 order intake, with deliveries planned to commence during the third quarter of 2022 and completed during the…
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ABB introduces C-CAMs automation solution for commercial vessels

ABB introduces C-CAMs automation solution for commercial vessels

(HELSINKI) — ABB’s newly launched C-CAMs automation solution applies to vessel systems, power management, cargo control and tank gauging, improving efficiency and safety by enabling faster troubleshooting and maintenance as well as enhanced situational awareness. It is the first marine automation solution to feature a mobile application overview of system data, with the ABB Ability Edgenius Operations Data Manager providing…
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