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US Coast Guard, Cox

Powertrain Ink CRADA

The US Coast Guard has entered into a Cooperative Research and

Development Agreement (CRADA) with Cox Powertrain to evaluate and test performance, costs and other is- sues associated with diesel outboard

ESG Selects MAN

Polymer Inhibits Galvanic engine technology. The Coast Guard

Engines for USCG’s OPC

Corrosion will out? t the platform with instru-

Vesconite is typically used as strut or mentation to monitor power, speed The US Coast Guard will have rudder bearing material, but Jutson and fuel consumption. A Coast MAN’s 28/33D STC engines as

Marine Design has a unique applica- Guard ? eld unit will operate the main propulsion for the Offshore tion for it. Specifying the advanced boat for per- Patrol Cutter. The program is the polymer as a corrosion isolator on formance test- replacement platform for the 13 an aluminum Hysucat design, Jut- ing over a six- ‘Famous’ class and 14 ‘Reliance’ son uses 3mm sheets of Vesconite month period. class cutter vessels, making it the www.coxmarine.

as an interface between SAF 2205 largest procurement order in Coast com stainless steel hydrofoils and the alu- Guard history. Each cutter will be minum hulls they’re bolted to. The powered by two MAN 16V28/33D isolator inhibits galvanic corrosion STC engines, developing 7,280 kW between the dissimilar metals. each @ 1,000 rpm.

Marine Travelift’s BFMII

Mobile Boat Hoist

Marine Travelift’s newest innova- tions in the BFMII series add a number of features designed to optimize operator throughput and maximize uptime. Marine Travelift’s intelligent remote diagnostics allow

Metal Shark Launches

JDPS Marine Engines for convenient remote communi-

New Website

Meet Recreational Craft cation with the intelligent system

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal

Directive II through smartphones, tablets, and

Shark has launched a new website

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) computers upon operator access. featuring an all new design boasting has eight marine propulsion engines

This makes communication more fresh content, increased functional- that meet the Recreational Craft ef? cient, allowing offsite techni- ity, and robust search tools that fa-

Directive II (RCD II). With power cians to view a machine while oper- cilitate navigation within the com- ratings from 75 to 559 kW (100 to ating and troubleshoot issues. pany’s vast product portfolio. From 750 hp) offer PowerTech marine en- the homepage, numerous search gines’ customers reliable and power- options and a visual matrix help ful engine options. The PowerTech visitors drill down through over 125 propulsion engines that meet the pages of new content incorporating requirements for RCD II will be Eu- widespread use of high de? nition ropean Conformity (CE) marked in photos and video. accordance with the new directive. 57 MN

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