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Your Shampoo Bottle Could Be Made of Ocean Trash
Plastic debris in the oceans is a growing problem, and Procter & Gamble is getting in on a solution by
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Possible New Marine Sanctuaries in Wisconsin, Maryland
NOAA is proposing to designate two new marine sanctuaries: a 1,075-sq. mi. area of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin and a
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Engineered Floating Wetlands Can Clean Up Water
A group from Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania and the University of Oklahoma has found that engineered floating wetlands show
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Oyster Restoration Gets Boost in Florida
Harris Corp. employee volunteers developed an oyster bagging machine to help restore and preserve the Indian River Lagoon in Florida.
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East African Green Hull Cleaner


HullWiper Ltd has launched their first East African hull cleaning solution in partnership with underwater hull cleaning specialist, Immersub. The introduction of a safe and green hull cleaning solution supports the Mauritius Ports Authority ‘Green Port Concept’ for sustainable and eco-friendly port activities.

HullWiper’s patented Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) system uses adjustable seawater jets under variable pressure to remove fouling, instead of brushes or abrasives, minimising the risk of damage to expensive anti-fouling coatings. No divers are used, so there is no risk to human life and cleaning can be conducted day or night, in most weather conditions, and whilst cargo operations are underway. Removed residues are collected by an onboard filter and deposited into dedicated drums onshore for locally-approved environmental disposal. The filter also reduces the risk of cross-pollination of waters with alien species. HullWiper Ltd., Immersub


Seatooth PipeLogger WFS


NjordGuard™ is an integrated protection system designed and developed to protect offshore windfarm power cables in wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms. It is easily assembled on a vessel to allow speedy installation, while it’s highly abrasion resistant API 17L certified Uraduct material enables it to travel over the seabed without damage, extending cable life. Most importantly, it facilitates installation, reuse, and removal without diver and ROV intervention, optimizing efficiency and maximizing safety.

It requires only minimal assembly. The primary external dual stiffener is factory cast directly onto the connector. And the internal stiffener can be supplied pre-assembled. Only the external tail needs to be attached with Trelleborg’s novel connection system. Trelleborg Offshore.


Power for Complex Electronics


WhisperPower has introduced the Supreme Pro battery charger series to meet increasing demands from the shipping industry for DC voltage stability, interference suppression and system integration with navigation and communication systems.

The Supreme Pro three-stage battery chargers feature 3 separate DC outputs for charging multiple battery banks and are suitable for any type of battery including Lithium batteries. Different charging protocols can be set via a DIP switch, laptop or USB interface.

They comprise of four 24-V chargers with charging powers of 40, 60, 80 or 100 amps, respectively, and universal auto-ranging input (90 to 265 V AC, 50 to 60 Hz). The charger can easily be connected to external analog or digital control panels. WhisperPower.



Digital Pressure Gauge

Crystal XP2i has an ultralow-power (ULP) mode through the optional DataLoggerXP firmware upgrade for long-term pressure data recording. By using the ULP mode and an extended logging interval of one reading every 17 min., the XP2i with the optional DataLoggerXP upgrade will last more than one year. AMETEK STC.

Two-Way Monitoring and Control

Star2M enables remote monitoring and whole-of-life asset management for fixed and floating marine assets in ports and harbors. This platform provides secure connectivity and diagnostic information to receive battery status, asset location, remote control configuration and alarms. Sealite Pty. Ltd.

Energy Storage System

Corvus Blue Whale is suitable for cruise ships, Ro-Pax and Ro-Ro. It is ideal for applications that require low charge/discharge rate combined with very high energy demand. Corvus Energy.

Digitalization Infrastructure

Vessel Insight is a subscription-based service that enables customers to cost-efficiently capture and aggregate quality data from their assets and securely transfer them to the cloud. Through the Kognifai Marketplace, customers can access applications and services that can turn their data into business value. Kongsberg.

Internet of Things Connectivity

KVH Watch is a connectivity solution for remote equipment monitoring and intervention by maritime equipment manufacturers and Internet of Things (IoT) application providers. Manufacturers can act in real time, minimizing expensive service calls and ensuring that their equipment is performing at its peak. KVH Industries Inc.

Decision-Support Tool

Bridge Operational Quality Assurance (BOQA) is a scalable cloud-based event-reporting, analysis and feedback solution that is integrated with the DanelecConnect shipboard IoT platform. It provides automatic recording and transmission of data from ship navigation systems and sensors through the DanelecConnect hub to shore offices and uses analytical tools to identify deviations from operational parameters. Danelec Marine A/S.

Route Optimization

NaviPlanner BVS and NaviUpdate are new versions of BVS. NaviPlanner BVS simplifies the process of planning and optimizing a route, obtaining the appropriate charts and creating a voyage plan without switching between products. NaviUpdate connects NaviPlanner securely to the ECDIS for direct transfer of routes and charts. StormGeo.

Sea Scooter

MagicJet has three water propulsion methods and a GoPro mount. The 15.2 x 14.2 x 7.2-in. design features an ultraquiet 600-W engine powerful enough to pull two adults. Aquarobotman Science & Technology Co. Ltd.

Digital Management System

Roxtec Transit Registry enables complete control, documentation and tracking of all transits through the entire life cycle of an asset. It keeps all relevant information on each transit installation on board accessible and up to date and provides instant information on cable and pipe transit status. Roxtec International AB.

Inertial Measurement Unit

The LandMark 005 IMU with low-noise sensors, high-speed VELOX technology and a SWaP-C design is perfect for control and stabilization applications demanding precision performance over a range of rugged environments. Gladiator Technologies.

Engine Performance Software

Offering an easy-access web portal interface, ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT for fleet provides accurate insight into engine performance from fleet to vessel level, with all key indicators available at a glance. ABB Turbocharging.

Lightweight Excavator

The SP2000 ULD is used for shallow-water excavation and shore pull works, including trench maintenance during pull-in operations, post-trenching and backfilling. It is capable of pipeline and cable deburial for inspection, repair and maintenance, seabed preparation, freespan correction and rock dump dispersal. James Fisher Subsea Excavation.

AUV

Utilizing a patented buoyancy engine, the MOD2 Glider can carry large payloads through a range of water conditions without manual ballasting or user intervention. Greensea’s OPENSEA platform powers the glider. Exocetus Autonomous Systems.

Offshore Flow Measurement

Adjusta-Cone is an automatic and fully adjustable differential pressure cone meter for natural gas. Integra-Cone is a high-pressure nitrogen flow meter. GM Flow Measurement Services Ltd.

Network Security Software

DxConnect enables developers and network administrators to build an integrated ZT connectivity security infrastructure for cloud native applications, hybrid/multi-cloud connectivity and privileged user access without using a VPN. DH2i.

Diver Launch and Recovery

Comprising a hydraulic A-frame, two top-mounted man-riding winches, a two-man stainless-steel dive basket with two independent hydraulic power units and a single electrical control box, the diving LARS is designed for the deployment and recovery of commercial divers. Northern Diver International.