NavCom Technology, Inc. announced that it has signed a sales representation and distribution agreement with Navtech Seminars & GPS Supply Company to make NavCom's line of high-quality, high-accuracy StarFire(tm) dual frequency GPS receivers more widely available throughout North America. "NavCom views this alliance with Navtech as a way to add value to NavCom's customers, expand our domestic distribution network and provide greater visibility for what is arguably the most accurate, affordable, sub-decimeter level GPS on the market today, " said NavCom GPS product manager Kevin Dixon. "Navtech is pleased to add NavCom products and services to its GPS Supply Division and NavCom's GPS experts to our roster of Seminar instructors." said Navtech Chairman and Technical Director, Keith McDonald. "In fact, this June in Annapolis GPS professionals will have the opportunity to take a course on 'GPS: Real-Time, High Accuracy Techniques for Global and Wide Area System Implementation' taught by NavCom Principal and Co-Founder Ronald Hatch, Sr." "We specialize in integrating components from a wide variety of suppliers in order to provide cost-effective, non-proprietary GPS systems to our clients." added Navtech Vice President for GPS Technical Sales, Franck Boynton. "The addition of the NavCom Technology product line enables us to provide our customers with the benefits of NavCom's sub-decimeter accuracy StarFire(tm) differential GPS service."
Vericor Power Systems announced it has signed an agreement with MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH (MTU), whereby MTU will package and distribute Vericor’s TF™40 and TF™50 aeroderivative marine gas turbines. The Vericor/MTU-F distribution agreement will greatly supplement Vericor’s direct marketing activities for the TF series gas turbines to worldwide marine customers. The TF40 is rated at 4,000 shaft horsepower (shp)/2,983kilowatts (kW) and the TF50 provides 5,100 shp/3,803 kW
EnSolve Biosystems has completed its first European trial of its IMO and USCG approved PetroLiminator® Oil Water Separator. The PetroLiminator 100 was fitted in May of this year aboard United European Car Carrier's M/V Autopremier while dry-docked in Poland. The Autopremier has been operating in Northern European waters, where the OWS has successfully discharged over 12,000 gallons (45m3) of post-treated bilgewater in the first month of operation. UECC's Environmental Projects
The Danish maritime specialist company Gertsen & Olufsen A/S, has established an office operation in Shanghai in order to tap into the growing Chinese market for shipboard and offshore technology. Danish maritime specialist Gertsen & Olufsen A/S has established a commercial Chinese stepping stone in the form of an office operation in Pudong, Shanghai. “We experience a growing interest for our greenship technology from an increasing number of Chinese shipyards and
Intelsat, Ltd., provider of fixed satellite services, announced the signing of a multi-year distribution agreement with Corporate Satellite Communications (CSC/DVS) for Intelsat’s Network Broadband Global Maritime service. CSC/DVS’s customers will benefit from the Intelsat Network Broadband Global Maritime service’s always-on broadband connection and automatic beam switching technology, offered for a flat monthly fee.
Agaia Inc., creators of Evolve, a natural, green cleaning technology to significantly outperform chemical cleaners, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with First Choice Marine to make Evolve products available to ships and maritime facilities throughout the Americas. Evolve is an all-natural, nontoxic cleaning technology. The manufacturer claims it measurably outperforms chemical-based cleaners, degreasers, laundry detergents and solvents
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) signed an historic agreement recently that will allow both port systems to jointly promote all-water shipping routes between Asia and the Port of Savannah. "China's economy continues to fuel world trade among all nations and in doing so is growing a new domestic market of its own for the world economies to service via exports to China," said Doug J. Marchand, GPA's Executive Director
ShipVertical Internet Group has signed an agreement to enter into partnership discussions with Marine Digital, the Korean-based global maritime marketplace for shipbuilding, ship cargo, ship bunkering, ship sale & purchase, and fishery markets. The agreement enables both parties, ShipVertical Internet Group and Marine Digital, to exchange products/service platforms on the web, to mutually benefit from each party's distribution network
Intergraph Corporation and Det Norske Veritas Software (DNVS) have signed a letter of intent to complete a software licensing and distribution agreement. The proposed five-year, multi-million dollar agreement includes collaboration by the two companies in the shipbuilding, offshore and plant design markets. Under terms of the letter of intent, DNVS will market and distribute Intergraph's next-generation shipbuilding design applications to the shipbuilding industry
In October, Morgan City-based and ABS certified mobile satellite service provider and marine electronics service company Delta Wave Communications added three new offerings to its already wide menu of products. Delta Wave has been named an MDL distribution partner for the Fanbeam Laser DP reference system and MDL’s Dynascan 3D mobile mapping system. Separately, a new agreement with KVH Industries introduces new, cutting edge VSAT and Broadband solutions to the Delta Wave stable
Port Officials and BMW of North America, on the eve of BMW’s 26th anniversary at the Port, executed a fifth modification of its 1987 contract extending their agreement for an additional five years through December 31, 2018.
Peruvian Direción de Hidrografia y Navegación has chosen SevenCs' S-63 Encryption Software to encrypt Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC) S-57 data as recommended by the IHO S-63 data protection scheme. It is probably not widely known that ENCs are not excluded from copyright
Norwegian maritime electronics specialist MARIS and Japanese high-tech firm Cornes & Co., Ltd. say they have won their first contract to deliver ECDIS equipment for the entire vessel fleet controlled by an unspecified Tokyo-based ship management company.
Leading US Gulf Coast port and cargo solution provider, Millard Maritime®, & HELM Fertilizer Corporation, a major fertilizer distribution and marketing company for the Americas, have jointly agreed to import HELM products to the Millard Maritime facility in Theodore
To better serve the needs of local shippers, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Panama liner and logistics teams have relocated to a new, shared location in the heart of the country’s capital, just minutes from Panama City’s major highways, airport and seaport
Statoil and ABB have entered an agreement to develop solutions for subsea electrical power transmission, distribution and power conversion systems for water depths down to 3,000 meters and over long distances. The agreement is in the form of a cost-shared joint industrial program (JIP) led by
ABB has entered a US$100-million research and development joint industry program (JIP) with Statoil to develop solutions for transmission, distribution and power conversion systems designed to power and control subsea pumps and gas compressors at depths of 3,000 meters, and over vast distances
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution and logistics services company, announced the appointment of a new executive team which they say positions RoadOne for strong, continuous growth. The new team includes:
Brennan Industries, Inc., an international supplier of hydraulic fittings and adapters, expanded its distribution capabilities in Texas with the addition of a distribution center in the Houston area. The new distribution center will allow Brennan to better serve its valued customers in the
Hoover Container Solutions, a subsidiary of Hoover Group, Inc., has acquired Dolphin Energy Equipment LLC, a leading provider of cargo and waste management rental equipment and related consumables in the Gulf of Mexico region. Headquartered in New Iberia, La
Rickmers Maritime is a Singapore business trust formed to own and operate containerships under long-term, fixed-rate time charters to leading container liner companies. Financial highlights for the third quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2013 are as follows:
TT Club’s Senior Underwriter, Dan Negron, speaking at the recent TOC Americas Conference in Miami outlined his views on future Latin American trade growth and the pressures that this will create on the region’s transport infrastructure. Excerpts from his address follow:
Bel-Ray Company, Inc. announces an agreement with Overton’s, the leading watersports dealer, in which Overton’s will distribute Bel-Ray’s performance-enhancing marine oils and lubricants. Bel-Ray’s recent launch of their line of specialty Marine Lubricants draws upon a
Valve Automation & Controls (VAC), a W&O company and provider of fluid control solutions to the industrial, water, wastewater and marine markets, announced the expansion of its distribution territory with Chesterton to include Los Angeles and San Diego
Shuttle tankship owners and operators KNOT Offshore Partners report net income of $6.4 million and operating income of $9.4 million for the third quarter of 2013, as compared to net income of $0.2 million and operating income of $9.1 million for the same period in the prior year.