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Schulte Marine Concept

Scantrol AHC for Dynacon LARS.

Schulte Marine Concept: First Cruise Newbuild. Shell opens lubricants plant in Singapore.

PEOPLE & COMPANIES lution for engine analytics and advisory systems plied more than 250 ROV LARS Systems and enabling better performance for marine custom- almost 500 ROV winch systems. Scantrol is an ers. The transaction is expected to be closed dur- independent supplier of control systems and has ing Q4 2017.

specialized in AHC. More than 1,000 vessels

The acquisition will enable ABB to extend its worldwide are deployed with a Scantrol system digital portfolio with a propulsion performance onboard. monitoring solution targeted at two-stroke main engines and auxiliary engine applications, the Erma First BWTS USCG Approved company said. The solution will be integrated Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manu- into ABB’s established vessel optimization sys- facturer Erma First said it has received U.S. tem. The deal also offers a platform for coopera- Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval certi? cate tion with the engine licensors and builders. for its full ? ow electrolysis Erma First BWTS

The operators of more than 1,000 ships are al- FIT on October 18, 2017 ready bene? ting from Tekomar’s performance Erma First BWTS FIT is a modular system monitoring and advisory solution that provides developed to exceed all special installation re- operators with recommendations for achieving quirements either for New Building vessels or optimized and original levels of engine perfor- any retro? t projects. Covering a capacity range mance. of 50-3740 m3/hr, Erma First BWTS FIT is a so- lution suitable for all vessel types and sizes. The

Deutz Buying Binge Continues major components of the system are a backwash

In the wake of its acquisition of the electric drive ? lter and an electrolytic cell. The self-cleaning specialist Torqeedo GmbH, Deutz announced automatic screen ? lter has a nominal ? ltration today that it will acquire IML Motori, an Italian rate of 40 microns. For the de-ballasting of the sales and service partner based in Lomagna near vessel there is no need to use the system; It is

Milan, a move which simultaneously strengthens completely by-passed and the water can be dis- its presence in Italy and gives the company mar- charged directly overboard, after neutralization ket penetration in the service segment. where applicable, with considerable gains in

The subsidiary IML Service and the Romanian energy saving for the operators/managers of the sales and service company IML Motoare also vessel. Using an active substance that is produced form part of the acquisition. Deutz is looking to by the method of electrolysis, any danger for re- drive growth in its pro? table service business and growth of microorganisms is eliminated.

increase its proximity to customers in the Medi- terranean. IML Motori generated around $53 mil- Furuno DS60 DSL for 200+ USCG Vessels lion in revenue in the most recent ? nancial year. Furuno USA, Inc. won a ? ve-year U.S. Coast

The company will trade in Italy under the name Guard (USCG) IDIQ contract, valued at ap-

DEUTZ Italy. proximately $10 million, to supply Doppler

This is a continuation of the Deutz ‘growth Speed Logs (DSL) as part of the USCG’s Dop- through acquisition’ strategy, as recently the pler Speed Refreshment Project. Furuno’s DS60 manufacturer of innovative drive systems an- DSL will be installed on more than 200 vessels, nounced its acquisition of the electric drive spe- ranging from 87-ft. Marine Protector-class patrol cialist Torqeedo GmbH. boats to the 418-ft. National Security Cutters, the largest class of vessel in the USCG ? eet.

Norautron Group becomes EMBRON Vice President Products and Services at Forum

Norautron Group, parent company to technol- Energy Technologies.

ogy ? rms GuardREC, Elektronix and Norautron, in addition to the leading maritime display and Chevron Lubricant &WinGD computer manufacturer Hatteland Display, has Chevron Marine Lubricants received a No Ob- changed its name to EMBRON Group AS. jection Letter (NOL) from Winterthur Gas &

Diesel (WinGD) for the use of its Taro Special

Dynacon, Scantrol Partner HT 100 cylinder lubrication oil in a number of

A launch and recovery systems (LARS) manu- the manufacturer’s engines when operating on a facturer has teamed up with a supplier of active wide variety of fuels from 0.0% to 3.5% sulphur, heave compensation (AHC) control systems to including fuels compliant with emissions control offer AHC functionality. Dynacon, a Texas-based area (ECA) regulations with a maximum content business line of Forum Energy Technologies, of 0.10% sulphur, eliminating the need to change

Inc., is a manufacturer of handling systems for cylinder lubricants when operating in and out of remote operational vehicles (ROV) and has sup- ECAs.

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