WARTSILA INTRODUCES MANEGUARD SEALS
Designed specifically for water lubricated stern tubes

JOTUN OFFERS NEW ANTIFOULING RANGE
SeaForce targets the "cost-sensitive" market.

ABS STANDARDIZES ON NEW-GENERATION INTERGRAPH SHIP DESIGN SOFTWARE
Contracts for 40 licenses for Intelliship for use in offices worldwide

TFT DISPLAY RADARS FROM SAM
New radarpilot 1100 series

WARTSILA INTRODUCES NEW MEDIUM SPEED DIESEL
Wartsila 46F offers 1,250 kW/cyl output

MAKING LIFEBOAT LAUNCHING SAFER
Survival Craft Inspectorate Ltd. introduces an animated CD version of the operation and maintenance manual for its Safelaunch lifeboat release gear

SEAWAVE INTRODUCES NAVSERIES
Cost effective voice and data communications system with built in satellite, cellular and GPS modems

MAN B & INTRODUCES NEW RADIAL TURBOCHARGER
Aimed at medium and high speed diesel and gas engine markets

PHENOLIC PULTRUDED GRATING
Designed to meet USCG level 2 criteria for safe escape areas

NEW PUMP FROM ALLWEILER
Vertically immersed unit for lube/hydraulic oil supply

HEREEMA ADOPTS SOPHISTICATED SECURITY SYSTEM
Ingersoll Rand solutions protect offshore construction vessels

ULTRASTRIP JOINT VENTURE IN JAPAN
Robotic waterjetting specialist advances in global market

FURUNO SUPPLIES TIDEWATER WITH OVER 300 AIS UNITS
Massive retrofit project

MANPOWER SOFTWARE EXTENDS MAPS
Now a "full lifecycle crew management system"

MACGREGOR ADDS WATERMIST FIREFIGHTING LINE
Signs agreement with Finland's Softonex

NEW VOITH SCHNEIDER PROPELLER BLADES
Sea trials demonstrate efficiency gains

FRIEDE & GOLDMAN GETS PATENT ON PIPE-HANDLING SYSTEM
Horizontal pipe-handling allows rigs to have smaller, lighter derrick and drill floor designs

MACGREGOR PACKAGES FOR NCL NEWBUILDS
Two new 93,000gt ‘freestyle’ cruise ships will feature MacGregor equipment packages comprising refrigeration machinery, provisions stores and elevators

LLOYD'S REGISTER TYPE APPROVAL FOR DELTA "T" DAMPERS
Fire dampers get A 30 Type Approval

ONE MILLION HOURS OF AZIPOD OPERATION
Major milestone for breathrough propulsion system

STROMME LAUNCHES OWN MARINE COMPRESSOR LINE
Robust units meet marine market standards

INMARSAT AND NERA OFFER ENHANCED F33 PERFORMANCE
Increased data throughput

GE OFFERS EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS FOR BOTH ITS OWN AND EMD DIESELS
Improvements meet MARPOL and EPA Marine Tier 1 compliance guidelines

CUTTING STERN TUBE INSTALLATION HASSLES
Until now, most stern tube solutions have been designed and constructed in roughly the same way, but now a new technological breakthrough is being claimed

NORWEGIAN OIL COMPANIES CHOOSE HAMWORTHY KSE VOC-RECOVERY TECHNOLOGY
Needed for compliance with new offshore loading requirements

THALES SYSTEM SOLVES SHIP SECURITY HEADACHE
Tracs SSAS exceeds IMO spec--not only gives authorities ship's location, but shows where it's been

BP GOES OIL-FREE ON TANKER PROP SHAFT BEARINGS
Four 185,000 dwt Alaskan-class tankers feature Thordon COMPAC water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings.

APEX MARINE OPTS FOR ABS NS 5 SOFTWARE
Apex Marine Ship Management Company, LLC. of New York is the first ship operator to select the new NS 5 fleet management software developed by ABS Nautical Systems LLC

OPTIMIZING LOW SPEED DIESEL CYLINDER OIL FEED RATES
ExxonMobil has introduced a technically advanced program to optimize cylinder oil feed rates in low-speed (crosshead) diesel engines.

RAPID-CURE EPOXY
Sherwin-Williams Industrial and Marine Coatings Fast Clad® Edge Retentive (ER) Epoxy enables immersion service in 24 hours for seawater ballast tanks and fuel/seawater ballast tanks

NEW VIDEO BASED PORT SECURITY TRAINING
"Maritime Security: Keeping Ports Safe," a training program produced by Emergency Film Group of Edgartown, Mass., addresses the major security issues faced daily by shipside and shoreside port workers

NEW RANGE OF CRANKSHAFT REPAIR TOOLS
Goltens has announced the completion of a new range of Crankshaft Repair Tools said to be capable of slashing large crankshaft repair time by 50% and fully undertaking insitu repairs on new slow speed two stroke engines.

BREAKTHROUGH FOR CRP AZIPOD
ABB has been awarded a contract by Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply contra-rotating Azipod propulsion systems for two 17,000 grt RoPax ferries.

TRANSAS LAUNCHES NAVI-CONNING 3000
Transas has commercially released the stand-alone version of its Navi-Conning 3000. The product is designed to process parameters supplied from external sources of information via different interfaces and to convert data from one digital format to another one.

SALES SUCCESSES FOR COMPAC BEARINGS
Thordon Bearings has recently supplied COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems for a number of commercial newbuild and conversion vessels.

REFRIGERANT RECOVERY PACKAGE
Unitor's new Refrigerant Recovery Package comprises a complete set of approved equipment for efficient and effective onboard recovery, recharging and re-use of refrigerants

STEERPROP INTRODUCES DOUBLE END CRP PROPULSOR
Finnish azimuthing propulsor specialist Steerprop is now introducing a dual-ended azimuthing propulsor whose propellers contra-rotate..

MARITIME SECURITY SOFTWARE
SeaSecure LLC and RiskWatch, Inc.have announced a joint development project to create a comprehensive maritime risk assessment software tool for seaport and shipping security

TELEMATICS COMES TO THE MARINE INDUSTRY
Put simply, the term "telematics" describes what happens when you combine computer and telecommunications systems. Now,cutting edge telematics asset tracking and real-time monitoring applications are being made available to the U.S. marine industries

NEW TURBOCHARGER SERIES FROM MAN B&W DIESEL
The TCA (TurboCharger Axial) is the newest turbocharger from MAN B&W Diesel.

HAMILTON JET PROPULSION FOR LOW WASH FERRIES
Ferry transportation in Portugal’s capital of Lisbon is being improved significantly with the introduction of nine new low-wash fast ferries over the next two years.

CHEMICAL TANKER OPERATORS OPT FOR POLYMER COATINGS
Advanced Polymer Coatings LLC (APC), Avon, Ohio, has just announced a significant boost to its forward order book, with recent cargo tank coating contracts secured for this year and 2003 worth more than $11.0 million.

PAINT DEAL INKED
Jotun A/S (Jotun ) and NOF Kansai Marine Coatings Co., Ltd (NKM) signed an agreeement in Oslo that will see the two companies form the SeaStar Alliance

NME INTRODUCES LARGER LIFEBOAT AND FAST RESCUE CRAFT
Norwegian Maritime Equipment AS, is launching a newly developed, fully enclosed lifeboat with a capacity of 102 persons, which its says is the biggest in the world. It is also offering three versions of a new, fast rescue boat.

INDONESIAN SHIPYARD BUYS TRIBON
One of the largest shipyards in southeast Asia, PAL Indonesia, has purchased the entire Tribon Shipbuilding system for design and production of ships at its yard in Surabaya.

FURUNO EXPANDS RADAR/CHART PLOTTER LINE
Furuno has extended its popular NavNet series of Radar/Chart Plotters, introducing the 1953C & 1953C/NT.

TUNNEL THRUSTER PRICING AND SIZING ONLINE
Leading propulsion equipment manufacturer Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc., has taken buying tunnel thrusters into the 21st Century.

LASER PROPELLER SHAFT ALIGNMENT
On-Trak Photonics, Inc., Lake Forest, CA, a manufacturer of laser based position measurement systems, offers the OT-6000 Alignment Laser System for propeller shaft alignment.

NEW MAINTENANCE COATINGS FROM INTERNATIONAL
International Coatings Ltd., part of the Akzo Nobel group, has introduced two new marine maintenance products:

"INTELLIGENT" CYLINDER LUBRICATION
On-line cylinder process monitoring - via feedback signals of lubricant usage and fuel sulfur content to MAN B&W's electronic Alpha Lubricator system - ensures considerable cylinder oil savings along with controllable wear rates, scuffing control and longer intervals between engine overhauls.

HANDHELD LASER METERS
Leica Geosystems has introduced a new series of handheld high-precision laser distance measurement tools

NEW MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE
SeaWave LLC, a wireless communications company serving the maritime industry, has released its newest maritime communications software, SeaWave Navigator Version 1.1.