Operating Systems

  • Detailed Brochure Available Advanced Control Systems (ACS) Incorporated, Houston, Texas, reports that fleet and boat operating costs can be reduced for more profitable operations with the installation of their new Boat Operating Systems (BOS).

    The Boat Operating System accurately senses the rpm of each engine, fuel burn-rate of each engine and ground speed developed from a Loran C input. The data, which is continuously stored on a disc in a microcomputer, is displayed by bar graphs in real-time on a large display screen in the pilothouse of the boat. By providing consistent and reliable data on engine functions and water conditions, BOS allows the captain to quickly adjust his controls to achieve maximum available operating efficiency with a minimum consumption of fuel and oil. Setting the throttle to a lower rpm translates to saving money— most of the time reducing fuel costs by a reported 15 percent or more.

    Fuel and lube oil savings are just some of the benefits offered by the BOS. Because the captain has reduced his rpm and is still accomplishing the same work with his boat, the engine is running at lower pressures and temperatures. The net result is less mechanical wear, reduced maintenance and repair costs along with lower lubrication and replacement expenses.

    Boat Operating Systems are designed and manufactured for inland and open seas operators. These boat operating systems have been designed to improve fleet performance.

    ACS reports that BOS is producing lower operating costs, reduced maintenance expenses and reliable engine performance.

    A new descriptive brochure on the Boat Operating System from ACS is available. For your copy, Circle 36 on Reader Service Card

  • , but also material stresses. The rugged Siemens SIMAC marine computer is this type of microcomputer which runs on the concurrent CP/M-86 standard operating system used worldwide. A ship cannot be optimally laden without checking the safety criteria. To check the safety of a ship, the classification

  • It is time to move toward a quantitative approach that provides deeper understanding of individual risk elements observed in marine operating systems.Increasing connectivity in complex maritime operating systems is escalating the potential impact of cyber-related incidents and complicating the task of

  • the 2,505-TEU CGM La Perouse by Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy Industries marked an important stage in the evolution of French containership design. Operating systems on the 31,000-dwt vessel, which is the new mainstay of Compagnie Generale Maritime's (CGM) p a r t i c i p a t i o n in the Europe/ Australas

  • included in the iOS version, and is powered by Transas iTX-97 marine vector charts. iSailor app is compatible with phones and tablets running Android operating system 4.4 or higher. www.isailor.us   (As published in the August 2015 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - http://magazines.marinelink

  • an alarm text to indicate alarm. Group alarms may also be given audibly in up to four selectable stages. The alarm recorder registers all alarms, operating signals and commands. The external alarm system can transmit a maximum of 32 visual group alarms to watch terminals on the bridge and in the

  • , which will operate at the ends of main ocean routes distributing and collecting barges. The vessels can also be used as independently operating systems on short routes in such areas as the Baltic Sea and Southeast Asian Archipelago. The vessels will be able to carry six Danube Sea-Barges. The

  • of Amtel, Inc., recently announced an agreement in principle to acquire 80 percent of Orba Corporation, an engineering and construction firm operating in the field of bulk material handling systems, which is located in Fairfield, N.J. The company was founded in 1972 by three of its executive

  • Orlando Data-Center Facility for sales, engineering, and customer use. He has extensive experience in systems engineering in data communications, operating systems, and scientific language support. Capt. Jerome O'Brien, USN (ret.), and Capt. Philip Lyons, USN (ret.), have joined the company's Washington

  • , PC DOS application software such as Lotus 1-2-3, word processing and database management programs may run concurrently under an optional operating system emulation package without interrupting the data acquisition process. AutoNet is menu-driven with each function in the main menu being

  • communications spending. By streamlining functions, SeaWave Navigator reduces vessel administration to a minimum. Compatible with most computers and operating systems, SeaWave Navigator Version 1.1 features: • True Internet E-mail • NOAA Weather Information • Individual User • Address Book Functionality •

  • extensive changes have been implemented using Visual Studio .Net technology. The server portion of CrewNet will now be able to run on more than one operating system using either a Win32 or Unix environment. With the company performing this change in phases, only five sub modules such as crew license

  • MN Jul-19#64 ADVERTISER INDEX
Page Company     Website Phone#
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    ADVERTISER INDEX Page Company Website Phone# 33 Ahead Sanitation www.aheadsanitationsystems.com (337) 330-4407 C2 Aqseptence Group, Inc. www.aqseptence.com (574) 223-3980 29 Aventics www.Aventics.com/US/Marine Visit us online 13 BAE Systems - HybriDrive Solutions www.hybridrive.com (607)

  • 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#58 PRODUCTS
ABB’s Onboard Microgrid for 
Small Vessel Fuel)
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    PRODUCTS ABB’s Onboard Microgrid for Small Vessel Fuel Economy ABB’s compact DC-based power distribution system offers hybrid power ef? ciencies to smaller ves- sels. The new Onboard Microgrid is based on the ABB power distribu- Natural Gas Sensing Capability tion system Onboard DC Grid with

  • MN Jul-19#57 PRODUCTS
FMC GlobalSat Broadband
Access for Inland Cruise)
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    PRODUCTS FMC GlobalSat Broadband Access for Inland Cruise Vessel FMC GlobalSat’s reliable, secure, and cost-effective connectivity so- lutions for maritime customers has been chosen to provide its 4G/LT- SAT (Long-term Satellite) connec- tivity solution aboard all four Amer- Dometic’s Titanium VARCX

  • MN Jul-19#54 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Johnson Allan Toma Garner Tadros)
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    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
Crowley  OMSA Danfoss 
Welch Remont)
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    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

  • MN Jul-19#51  for a 
newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river)
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    , and GPS. ABB to Enable World’s First Hydrogen-Powered River Vessel ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells. ABB will provide a fuel cell based power and propulsion solution for a

  • MN Jul-19#50 ech file
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Thrustmaster Invests in the Future
For over 35)
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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-)
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    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

  • 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#43 SAFETY & TRAINING
“We now video the 
simulation to pull)
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    SAFETY & TRAINING “We now video the simulation to pull and review as we make our full re- port. We custom- ize the program. Delgado operates the simulator and FMT does all class- room instruction. Once in the steer- man program, we roll them through the simulator to see how advanced they are.

  • MN Jul-19#42 SAFETY & TRAINING
“We have a true part-
nership with FMT)
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    SAFETY & TRAINING “We have a true part- nership with FMT,” said Schwab, who added, “We (Delgado) used an FMT facility after Ka- trina to continue to train FMT and other mari- time companies while rebuilding our site that was destroyed. We customize training for FMT with Subchapter M. We work with

  • MN Jul-19#41 SAFETY & TRAINING
pushes two chemical barges. “It gives)
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    SAFETY & TRAINING pushes two chemical barges. “It gives you a chance without learning the hard way if you’re not ready for it. I can’t rave enough about Capt. Shelden and Capt. Jerry. Just racking their brains was bene? cial. They make it enjoyable to go to class on your time off.” LESSONS LEARNED:

  • MN Jul-19#40 SAFETY & TRAINING
MARITIME MARITIME 
SIMULATION SIMULATION)
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    SAFETY & TRAINING MARITIME MARITIME SIMULATION SIMULATION AND TRAINING: AND TRAINING: A PARTNERSHIP THAT PAYS OFF It is truly no accident that Delgado Maritime & Industrial Training Center and Florida Marine Transport collaborate so closely. By Lisa Overing ero incidents, zero injuries and eliminatin

  • MN Jul-19#39  Vice President & Chief Operating 
Of?  cer. It’s her)
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    ? ts of a uniform, national program. Jennifer Car- That’s a great set of goals. The clock is ticking. penter is AWO’s Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Of? cer. It’s her assessment that EPA and the Coast Guard are Tom Ewing is a freelance writer specializing in off to a good start with VIDA implementa

  • MN Jul-19#37  Coast Guard’s 
Of?  ce of Operating and Environmental Standards)
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    ment on future program development. Captain Sean T. Brady is the Chief of the Coast Guard’s Of? ce of Operating and Environmental Standards (OES). Brady’s of? ce is responsible for developing the maritime regulatory standards required by international treaties and U.S. statutes, regulations, and policy.

  • MN Jul-19#36 REGULATORY REVIEW
covered by the VGP, and maybe more)
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    REGULATORY REVIEW covered by the VGP, and maybe more (although much of placid and predictable stream. That won’t be easy. this report is focused on ballast water). And, while the typ- VIDA is not just about ballast water, but ballast water ical workboat in U.S. waters isn’t impacted by ballast water does

  • MN Jul-19#34 PROPULSION
“Our target market is engines that are out of)
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    PROPULSION “Our target market is engines that are out of the OEM warranty period.” – Pat Roach, Interstate-McBee’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 90+ countries. Hence, a key part of the Interstate-McBee OEM’s do it themselves. That said, Roach insists, price is promise involves distribution

  • MN Jul-19#32   emission certi?  ed engines operating in various markets.)
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    . They are. tors, the Ecotip is a key component in many current EPA Since the 1990’s, Interstate Diesel designed, patented emission certi? ed engines operating in various markets. and marketed a variety of revolutionary fuel injection Beyond this, the Ecotip injector can also be used during July 2019

  • MN Jul-19#31 PROPULSION
‘Power’ ‘Power’ to the People
Interstate-McBee)
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    PROPULSION ‘Power’ ‘Power’ to the People Interstate-McBee brings affordable aftermarket replacement parts to a marine sector thirsting for new ways to bolster the bottom line. As freight rates, subchapter M and the advent of EPA Tier IV requirements all impact the market, an affordable overhaul of an

  • MN Jul-19#30 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
Operating these multiple power)
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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#29 “By considering the different aspects of the ef? ciencies)
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    “By considering the different aspects of the ef? ciencies that can be achieved, hybridization can enable vessels to reap many bene? ts … Hybridization can enable the use of smaller generators where peak loads are handled by battery systems, allowing generators to run less frequently – thus resulting in

  • MN Jul-19#28 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
How to Get to Hybridization
By)
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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-