dynamic positioning

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Jon Holvik joins Thrustmaster as Executive VP

Thrustmaster of Texas has named Jon Holvik as Executive Vice President for Business Development of Dynamic Positioning Systems. The appointment follows Thrustmaster’s acquisition earlier this year of Rolls-Royce’s ICON Dynamic Positioning business.

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Tilted thruster produces 20% more effective thrust

DECEMBER 5, 2017 — Wärtsilä has launched the industry’s first tilted steerable thruster with combined electric retraction and steering, the Wärtsilä WST-24R, A notable feature of the new thruster is the gearbox,

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Wartsila conducts remote control operations with OSV

SEPTEMBER 1, 2017—Smart shipping is edging closer to reality. One recent test conducted by Wärtsilä demonstrated the viability of remotely operating an platform supply vessel in the North Sea from 5,000 miles

Noble drillship gets latest Sonardyne DP reference tech

MAY 25, 2017 — Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation plc, has selected acoustically-aided inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne Inc., Houston, for its ultra-deep water drillship Noble Globetrotter I. The Marksman DP-INS system

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GE launches new vessel control and DP system

FEBRUARY 7, 2017— GE’s Marine Solutions (NYSE: GE) newly launched SeaLyte vessel control and dynamic positioning (DP) system provides a structured and standardized package for customers with smaller vessels in the offshore