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ATB Technical Trends

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PRODUCTSFirst Workboat with MAN EPA Tier 3 Rated Engine in US ?Ava Jane? was launched in Wash- ington State in April as the  rst workboat with a MAN EPA Tier 3 commercially certi ed engine. The German engine manufacturer?s en- tire product line conforms with the current emission standards, optimiz- ing internal engine design without increasing fuel consumption at full load using a MAN in-line six cylin-der engine with an output of 537kW (730hp) at 2,300 rpm. PPG PMC Made-to-Order Capabilities in Little Rock PPG Industries? protective and ma- rine coatings (PMC) business an-nounced that it has manufactured more than 100,000 gallons of coat- ings in a new small batch process that began operation at its Little Rock, Arkansas, manufacturing facility in January. PPG invested in the new batch process to satisfy customers? needs for small quantities and made-to-order products such as military- speci ed coatings, PSX(R) poly- siloxanes and MEGASEAL(TM)  ooring coatings. Krill Systems Introduces Bunkers Solution Krill Systems Inc. has introduced an advanced, bunkering solution which can be ordered as a separate stand- alone system, incorporated into an existing Krill system, or ordered as part of a larger Krill VFMMS sys- tem for comprehensive fuel manage- ment, including bunkering. KRILL BUNKERS uses OIML/MID ap- proved, third party, mass-measuring meters to minimize inherent inaccu- racies found in two and three phase Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) transfers. Pioneering Intertrac Software for Vessel SpeciÞ c Hull Coatings AkzoNobel?s Marine Coatings has developed a software system that enables shipowners to assess and predict the risk of hull fouling de- pendent on a vessel?s transit route. Intertrac overlays a vessel?s route, speed and location data with com-prehensive fouling challenge data- sets enabling coating speci cations to be tailored speci cally to an indi- vidual vessel?s trading routes, ensur- ing effective cost management for hull coatings, maximizing vessel?s operational ef ciencies. Coastal Marine Equipment Delivers Coastal Marine Equipment has delivered over 100 Anchor Wind- lasses in just the past 2 years. From their Gulfport, MS facility, Coastal Marine manufactures and delivers these windlasses as well as an entire product line of American Made, built to last deck equipment which includes Solas Approved Rescue Boat Davits, Capstans, Mooring Winches, Tow Winches, Reels and Construction Winches. Cummins Launches QSK60 Emergency Genset for Offshore Cummins? QSK60 C Power (CP) emergency generator set, is engi-neered for the demands of offshore applications. Driven by the QSK60 marine auxiliary engine with MCRS fuel system, it has been used in die-sel electric propulsion and power generation since 2008. The 60-li- ter genset comes with certi cates from all major marine classi cation societies, compliant with EPA and IMO regulations. MN MN July14 Layout 50-59.indd 57MN July14 Layout 50-59.indd 576/18/2014 3:54:07 PM6/18/2014 3:54:07 PM

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