Thomas A. Cuomo, group vice president of Drew Ameroid Marine, recently announced three executive appointments.
Frank Catton has been named staff vice president, responsible for the development of new business opportunities in the worldwide marine industry.
Robert K. Fleming has been appointed regional vice president, Northern European Region. Most recently vice president of marketing, he will now be responsible for the sales and administrative activities in the North Europe area.
Robert E. Rogaski, formerly marketing manager-chemicals, has been promoted to vice president of marketing, responsible for directing the marketing efforts of the division worldwide.
Drew Ameroid Marine, a division of Ashland Chemical Company, provides advanced product/application technology in chemicals, sealing and welding, and refrigerant products for the marine transportation and support services market.
ranging from UHF and VHF, over wireless sensor networks (WSN) and LPWA, to Ethernet, meshed wireless and Wi-Fi — each supporting a different application of the terminal. With today’s 4G/LTE networks and the coming of 5G, it is now possible to consider consolidating many of these digital applications
it will offer three seminars on electrical power circuit breakers designed to increase the understanding of circuit breakers and provide valuable application information. SPD Technologies and its predecessor companies have been engaged in the supply and application of circuit breakers for Navy shipboard
, subsea, naval and fisheries. A world leader in technology advances, Kongsberg Maritime delivers systems that cover all aspects of various maritime applications: • Subsea survey and construction • Maritime security • Environmental monitoring • Scientific research • Dynamic positioning and navigation
, and AUVs are used in survey and inspection operations worldwide. Working closely with customers to develop technology that pushes the limits in subsea applications, Kongsberg Maritime is also dedicated to developing innovative environmental monitoring solutions. Company Profile The company mission is maximizing
in MEMS IMUs, VRUs and AHRSs in the $1000-$5000 class. These products regularly go head to head with FOGs when it comes to integration in maritime applications. The 4th generation MTi that has been introduced in 2012 has proven itself in new applications. The Company: Xsens is a developer and global
Phil Gabriel Employees: 54 Hemisphere GNSS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GNSS products for positioning, heading, and navigation applications in marine, land survey, construction, mapping, OEM, and other markets. The company holds numerous patents and other intellectual property and sells
Walter Quam Vice President: Bjørn Jalving Number of Employees: 4,200 The Case Kongsberg Maritime develops systems for practically all subsea applications. Its sonar, multibeam echo sounders, cameras, positioning systems and AUVs are used in survey and inspection operations worldwide. Kongsberg Maritime
that was originally focused on the so-called “sense and avoid” problem for unmanned aerial vehicles – it evolved to include technologies for ocean application as well. “The MUN team’s approach to sense and avoid was to put intelligent sensors on the vehicle,” said Brian Terry, Agile President and CEO
a marine technology company engaged in the design and development of high performance sonars and acoustic velocity sensors for military and commercial applications. The Kraken team includes internationally recognized experts in undersea remote sensing applications. The Tech A new technology called Synthetic
privately owned company established in 1975. We design and manufacture in-house custom cables and we have a great experience in a variety of specialist applications. Its specialties are: custom cable design and manufacturing, high standard products and technical support, fast response time, solid delivery
(AUVs), with more than 250 AUVs deployed worldwide. The Iver3 AUV is an affordable, COTs vehicle used for general survey, subsurface security work, MCM applications and serves as a research platform for a variety of applications. The Iver3 AUV is a rugged, simple to operate AUV system that incorporates open
that is SCHOTTEL’s azimuth Rudder Eco- specially formulated to yield high- Peller SRE delivers on a wide range er strength and more durable and of applications for open sea and water-resistant lines. Coatings are coastal operating conditions, par- available in assorted colors. ticularly for the
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Witt O’Brien’s, LLC Van Dijk García Naylor Martin Paczkowski Henschel Svitzer America Names New COO Svitzer has brought on board Arjen Van Dijk as its new CCO for Svitzer Americas. With more than 15 years in global shipping and transporta- tion, the Dutch maritime professional
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Seaspan Shipyards Clarke MacLeod Hargreaves Thomson Oliver Diaz Sandy studied aircraft maintenance Seaspan Shipyards Announces at Northrop University in Inglewood, Management Additions Seaspan Shipyards announced the ap- California and graduated as a me- pointment of James
well on trials. Propulsion is provided by a six-cylinder Cummins X15 diesel rated for 500 HP at 1800 RPM. The boats are the ? rst commercial ? shing application of this engine and will have an upgraded Sea-Pro Filter system to allow extended fuel service maintenance, as well as a ? rst of its kind F.l
VESSELS SAFE Boats Delivers 19th Boat to FDNY SAFE Boats International (SAFE) has delivered boats 17, 18 and 19 to the marine division of the New York Fire Department, all during the month of August. The three latest additions to the FDNY ? eet are 33’ full cabin boats, the most popular con? guration
and guidance tial for life and limb. Hazardous equip- can provide a wide range of certi? ed and develops uni? ed interpretations ment includes applications such as products, assemblies and systems for of the international statutory regula- steering gears and propulsion systems. both on deck and
MARINE EQUIPMENT Navigating the Rough Waters of Marine Certi? cation By Dr. Alexandre Orth, a Senior Manager at Marine & Subsea Technologies at Bosch Rexroth he marine industry brings its own unique set of chal- concerns, legal matters, technical cooperation, maritime lenges. With the ‘All Subsea Factory’
. “We strongly believe in the advan- tages that it will deliver to our customers.” FibreTrac uses existing, proven technologies combined in a new application that offers deep-water load handling operators a simple pathway to some of the most signi? - cant cost-saving advantages seen in decades. FibreTrac
CAD/CAM SOFTWARE TrueProp Software, they used man- ual methods to assess and repair their propellers. “We cleaned the prop a bit, assessed whether it was repairable with manual gauges, and beat the propeller with rawhide or brass hammers to get it to lay on a pitch block,” says Dorothy. “Then we beat
the propeller shop to bring your pro- pleasure craft – from tugboats to motor yachts. peller back to those tight-tolerances – maximizing perfor- Some applications require a propeller that may not be mance and putting power to the water with a propeller available from any manufacturer. For custom propeller
TECHNOLOGY source library for digital applications. to persuade certain
cyber security protocols. The fear is that ply to enable ? rst responders to tackle hazardous port ? res having to use a series of different applications to access involving explosion risks or toxic smoke more rapidly and data stored in multiple discrete databases would be time- assertively than
time transformation, where new technology and digital solutions enable a move towards smarter, more ef? cient, safer and greener operations. From MAN’s perspective, digitalization supports its commitment to help its customers increase the safety, re- liability and predictability of their individual
TECHNOLOGY Digital Developments Continue Apace in the Workboat Space Sustainable, energy-ef? cient working practices and environmental regulatory compliance are among the hot-button topics driving the spread of maritime digitalization. By Vigleik Takle, Senior Vice President – Maritime Digital
been what happens as this year rolls along? through the process. Probably the most frustrating part of this process is the When we began the COI application process for our inconsistency from Coast Guard districts and even sector customers, one sector asked us for so much information to sector within
PROPULSION 2016 for marine high performance The D8 engine combined with and serial hybrid propulsion systems. and leisure applications. This was fol- Stamford generators create a genset Next generation power generation lowed by a new variant that boasted portfolio tailor-made to auxiliary is indeed
Tier II levels. The new emissions re- host of marine propulsion and genset Engine Management System, this strictions for vessels entering the Bal- applications. The D8 engine offers a enables more precise calibration of tic Sea and North Sea will be imple- power output up to 313kW for in- parameters
on the Älvsnabben 4. The technology being tested is not just ap- plicable for ferry operations, it will be relevant for most marine electro- mobility applications, and has been proven elsewhere in the Volvo Group. “In terms of electri? cation, water- way transport in big cities – whether it’s goods, whether
PROPULSION Test Ride: Volvo Penta’s Next- Gen Propulsion Tech Earlier this year, Volvo Penta opened the doors at its global R&D and testing center to MarineNews. A test drive of the organization’s latest marine propulsion technology – from self-docking yachts to all-electric ferries to new engines
PROPULSION an integrated ship monitoring, LNG laws and regulations and combine it inboards. The commonly used dog control and safety systems. into a more reliable drive train suit- clutch system used mainly on outboard able for the commercial market.” systems has been substituted with ULSTEIN VERFT AND
PROPULSION covers the power range of 1-22MW. shore engineering and construction group, where a RoPax Recent breakthrough orders in the ferry segment in- vessel equipped with the Azipod system was compared to a clude the Azipod propulsion system speci? ed for an LNG- conventional vessel with shaft line
WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS “If the Agile 4Marine does not f nd any other connection than satellite, only then will it select satellite. But, if a cellular connection is found, it will re- evaluate and switch over from satellite back to cellular.” – Sheryar Wahid, Agile’s Co-Founder and Chief Technical
technology in the beginning of 2019, we designed it to be lite coverage, while enjoying seamless communications at natively applicable to marine applications, as well as the half the cost. other solutions that we provide,” said Wahid, continuing, The intelligent hardware, named Agile 4Marine, is
solutions were the ex- Sheryar Wahid, Agile’s co-founder and Chief Technical Of? cer told MarineNews in October, “We’ve had great success with an application Agile developed and real-world tested in Fort Lauderdale, a major city in Florida for a di- saster response. First responders were able to achieve