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  • Electrocatalytic, Inc., has announced the purchase of the Seltech Group businesses including DEM (Dished Electrode Membrane) Cell Process Technology from Steetley Engineering Limited, West Midlands, England. DEM Cell products will be manufactured in Electrocatalytic's plants in Portskewett, Gwent, England, and Union, N.J.

    This acquisition by Electrocatalytic is consistent with the company's strategic planning process and commitment to growth in electrochemistry driven by value-in-use products and processes.

    The patented DEM Cell was specially developed by the Electricity Council Research Centre in England as a general purpose electro-synthesizer and provides the electrochemist with an innovative tool for inorganic and organic process manufacturing.

    The DEM Cell can be assembled as a divided or membrane cell incorporating two dished electrodes and a membrane or as an undivided cell using one dished and one flat electrode. Both share a majority of common components and proprietary anodes which allow cells to be used in a variety of ways including developmental work and small-scale fine chemical manufacture.

    The end use applications of DEM Cell technology include: pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, flavors and fragrances and various environmental sectors.

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  • new chapter in Hyundai Heavy Industries' development of its position among the top echelon of producers of gas tanker tonnage is set to unfold with the anticipated delivery before the end of 2004 of the yard's first membranetype LNG carrier. Building on its track record in LPG carrier and Moss

  • GTT North America (GTTNA), the Houston-based subsidiary of French engineering and technology company Gaztransport & Technigaz SA (GTT), received approval in principle from ABS for the design of a 2,200 cu.m.  liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge. The design incorporates GTT’s membrane Cargo Containment

  • The Dow Chemical Company has announced a modular air separation system based on its advanced membrane technology. The new GENERON ® systems produce 95-99 percent nitrogen and, according to Dow, are simple and safe to operate. As a consistent source of enriched nitrogen, the systems are expected to

  • Lifestream Watersystems Inc., a Huntington, Calif., manufacturer of water purification equipment and accessories, specializing in reverse osmosis seawater and brackish water units for marine applications, recently introduced a new product designed to make cleaning and preservation of membranes used

  • As the first company to commercialize hollow fiber membranes for air separation onboard ships, Air Products AS, Norway (APAS) is a true pioneer. Managing Director Tom Cantero discusses  his company’s technology, developments and outlook. A manufacturer of gas processing systems for offshore, shipboard and

  • Applied Membranes, Inc. manufactures reverse osmosis systems, membranes and equipment. Backed by a large manufacturing facility, serving the entire range of commercial applications, and with installations in over 100 countries worldwide, Applied Membranes stocks a substantial inventory of watermaker parts

  • Applied Membranes, Inc. manufactures reverse osmosis systems, membranes and equipment. Backed by a large manufacturing facility, serving the entire range of commercial applications, and with installations in over 100 countries worldwide, Applied Membranes stocks a substantial inventory of watermaker parts

  • Braemar LNG BV has signed an agreement with NASSCO to utilize its patents in the design and construction of FSP LNG Containment systems. The FSP system - a new flat-panel, semi-membrane, prismatic-shaped LNG tank-containment system Type B - uses new flat plate technology to overcome partial filling and

  • To great fanfare, Inigo Tapias, the new 138,000 cu. m. liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier was launched on January 29 by IZAR's Sestao yard in Bilbao. The ship — standing in testament to the 1.213 workers at Sestao who physically made the ship a reality as well as the underlying strength of the IZAR

  • Lloyd's Register of Shipping has given approval in principle to the Gaz-Transport/McDonnell Douglas Corporation's LNG containment system. This combines Gaz-Transport's flat 36 percent nickel-iron alloy-membrane and an improved version of the Mc- Donnell Douglas Corporation's three-dimensionally r e

  • Norwegian-based Air Products was selected by Harvey Gulf International Marine to supply Nitrogen Membrane Generators for the six newly ordered LNG fueled PSVs to be built at Trinity Offshore. The NC 1.1 series cabinet model consists of a complete N2 Generator, a control panel and a feed air pretreatment

  • MN Jul-19#59 PRODUCTS
Beele’s SLIPSIL XL-120 Sealing 
Plugs Deliver)
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    PRODUCTS Beele’s SLIPSIL XL-120 Sealing Plugs Deliver Fire Safety Beele Engineering recently acquired the MED certi? cate for its SLIPSIL XL-120 plugs, which means they are CE certi? ed in accordance with the Marine Equipment Directive 2014/90/EU. The certi? cate relates to the SLIPSIL XL-120

  • MN Jul-19#54 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    July 2019 - Marine News page: 54

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Johnson Allan Toma Garner Tadros commercial marine space by pioneer- Merchant Marine Academy, George’s Huibers to Chair NMMA Engine ing autonomous control and advanced maritime roots run deep. He previous- Manufacturers Division perception systems that make surface ly held the

  • MN Jul-19#53 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    July 2019 - Marine News page: 53

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Crowley OMSA Danfoss Welch Remont ZachariaGoldenberg Abisch Fuhrmann Sheff Nichols Wells Menzer OMSA announced the hire of Chad commercial and government new con- Crowley Announces Fuhrmann as Director of Regula- struction programs for the Company. Leadership Additions

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    ech file T Thrustmaster Invests in the Future For over 35 years, Houston-based Thrustmaster of Texas quired, the headache of urea after treatment, and the cost has been a manufacturer of thrusters and waterjets. Over increase for tier 4 engines. Alternatively, Thrustmaster’s time, their business plan

  • MN Jul-19#49 with a 3D replay of their work while in the virtual envi-)
    July 2019 - Marine News page: 49

    with a 3D replay of their work while in the virtual envi- Properly implemented XR experiences can also provide ronment. These tools help trainees eliminate ? aws in their immediate bene? ts in recruitment and evaluation, provid- application technique. Integrated ROI tracking provides ing objective

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    ech file T Lowering Shipbuilding Costs with Immersive Training The ? ercely competitive domestic boatbuilding industry looks for any advantage in the day-to-day battle for bottom line ef? ciencies. ‘XR Technologies’ offer an edge to shipyards as they grow their workforce. By Matthew Wallace n the

  • MN Jul-19#46 COLUMN OP/ED
Stronger Together
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    COLUMN OP/ED Stronger Together NOIA, OMSA Partner to Advance U.S. Vessel Opportunities in the Emerging Offshore Wind Sector. By Timothy Charters and Aaron Smith In 1941, geologist opened for offshore energy production in 1966, the ? rst Orval Lester Brace work was conducted by many of the men,

  • MN Jul-19#45 FIRE SAFETY
(*) all images courtesy Ramtech
of our WES)
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    FIRE SAFETY (*) all images courtesy Ramtech of our WES Hotspot, a new technology that monitors to operate and isolate the supply (via a current imbalance) electrical installations and equipment, alerting nominated ignition would have already occurred. personnel on-board to the risk of an electrical ? re

  • MN Jul-19#44 FIRE SAFETY
All Aboard with Fire Safety
The latest technolog)
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    FIRE SAFETY All Aboard with Fire Safety The latest technology can detect the risk of an on board electrical ? re – before it ignites. It’s not too late to incorporate this feature into your next workboat design. By John Newbury ire on board always poses a risk to life, although cer- Chapter II, the FSS

  • MN Jul-19#32 PROPULSION
U.S. Vessels: a cornucopia of engine rehab)
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    PROPULSION U.S. Vessels: a cornucopia of engine rehab possibilities … TYPE / AGE TOTALS <= 5 6-1011-1516-2021-25>25 TOTALS 42,542 6,8817,0654,2016,740 4,24313,353 Self-Propelled 9,410 837 925 652 814 4465,740 Dry Cargo 832 48 60 104 93 67 460 Tanker 79 21 22 14 7 3 12 Pushboat 3,382 421 353 169 196 1062

  • MN Jul-19#30 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
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    COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY Operating these multiple power with ease. Many companies have in- tem have experience and tested power sources will require the proper power vested a lot of resources into research management software. The most cost- management infrastructure. When and development to create

  • MN Jul-19#28 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
How to Get to Hybridization
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    COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY How to Get to Hybridization By Jon Mosterd Hybridization in the marine world ciency and maximize output. Often, these systems are cou- is transitioning from the latest fad to pled with energy storage via batteries or super capacitors to a key part of vessel design and retro-

  • MN Jul-19#27 appropriate updates, current policies and procedures sat-)
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    appropriate updates, current policies and procedures sat- manmade disasters, and strengthens the critical resources isfactorily describe the strengths of OSVs and adequately that the greater industry offers. Versatile OSVs are capable address anticipated risks. Additionally, existing standards and

  • MN Jul-19#26 COLUMN OP/ED
A Measured Response:
The Offshore Sector’s)
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    COLUMN OP/ED A Measured Response: The Offshore Sector’s Support of National Interests in Times of Crisis By Chad Fuhrmann D T C & Recovery Activities Subcommittee in late 2018. The ESPERATE IMES ALL FOR D R intent of the Subcommittee is to lay the foundation for IVERSE ESOURCES In 2017, North

  • MN Jul-19#18 INSIGHTS
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    INSIGHTS River that some times acts like a unit tow – by volume of The two biggest sticking points for the use of batter- ies on commercial vessels have been, until recently, vessels, this is properly the most common pushboat vessel weight and/or the physical footprint of these units operation in the US.

  • MN Jul-19#16 INSIGHTS
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    INSIGHTS supplemented by an after treatment system – either the sion of these over 100-meter ferries, both built in 1991, costly EGR option or SCR that features additional piping, required installation of a 4160 kWh battery on each vessel, its own re? ll and urea storage tank and demands separate as

  • MN Jul-19#14 INSIGHTS
You have been quoted as saying, “Prior to every)
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    INSIGHTS You have been quoted as saying, “Prior to every major adoption of technology in the US inland river market there is a perfect alignment of opportunity and solution.” Tell us why inland operators are ? nally ready for hybrid and/or electri? cation of propulsion. Just as the diesel engine

  • MN Jul-19#8 Authors   Contributors
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Ben Bryant is Marine Market)
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    Authors Contributors & Ben Bryant is Marine Market electronics and wireless tech- Manager at Klüber Lubrica- nology. He has been active in tion. A graduate of the Massa- the design, patenting and de- MarineNews chusetts Maritime Academy, velopment of a range of safety July 2019 he is a long-time

  • MN Jul-19#6 EDITOR’S NOTE
e have, within this edition of MarineNews)
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    EDITOR’S NOTE e have, within this edition of MarineNews, many topics to cover; each as important as the next. These include our headliner of propulsion technology – a rapidly expanding W subject – as well as safety and ? re prevention, and the discussion surrounding ballast water treatment and as many

  • MN Jul-19#2 CONTENTS
MarineNews  July 2019  •  Volume 30   Number)
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    CONTENTS MarineNews July 2019 • Volume 30 Number 7 INSIGHTS 14 Edward C. Schwarz ABB Vice President of Sales, New Builds LUBRICANTS 22 Successful Sustainability Solutions Start with … Lubricants Unappreciated, but heavily used by operators and closely regulated by the authorities, lubricants

  • MN Jul-19#Cover The Information Authority for the Workboat • Offshore •)
    July 2019 - Marine News page: Cover

    The Information Authority for the Workboat • Offshore • Inland • Coastal Marine Markets Volume 30 • Number 7 arine JULY 2019 www.marinelink.com News M Propulsion Technology Many mandates, still more options VIDA Looming: Is it the answer? Safety The Final Piece of Environmental Compliance OMSA: not a

  • MN Jun-19#25 PROPULSION
that when you lift the soundproof cowl, 
everythi)
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    PROPULSION that when you lift the soundproof cowl, everything is easily accessible. CIMCO also designed a similar mounting pat- tern as a Yamaha 200hp outboard; the prop uses the same spline and shaft. As Pim Polesie, the Chief Marketing Credit: OXE Of? cer for Cimco, explained, “The ap- proach was to

  • MN Jun-19#24 PROPULSION
T  e OXE Diesel Outboard Arrives
Credit:)
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    PROPULSION T e OXE Diesel Outboard Arrives Credit: OXE Swedish manufacturer Cimco Marine has developed the world’s f rst 200hp diesel marine outboard – named the OXE Diesel – for maritime security agencies, yacht tenders, municipalities and military applications. By Rick Eyerdam s Trace Laborde, Marine

  • MN Jun-19#22  merit from the University of 
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    of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies with highest distinction from the U.S. Naval War College and a MBA with merit from the University of London. Additionally, he has earned over 75 Coast Guard, State and industry awards and medals, including the Coast Guard’s prestigious Inspirational Leadership