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10 Oct 2022

What to Keep In Mind When It Comes to HVAC

Generators and HVAC duct piping in a vessel’s engine room. (© Ataol / Adobe Stock)

Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. That’s the simple explanation. It does not encompass the complexities of what needs to be done to assure the all-important continued conditioning of the air in your vessel.The systems installed in vessels today can run the gamut from static vent scoops that force air into an area to a raw water chiller system whose workings take up the same amount of space as a 40-foot cargo container. The equipment is there to meet the need of the end user.

05 Jul 2022

US Coast Guard Upgrading HVAC Systems On Its Icebreaking Tugs

Coast Guard Cutter Katmai Bay (WTGB 101) breaks ice in the Straits of Mackinaw on the Great Lakes. (Photo: Carolyn Cihelka / U.S. Coast Guard)

The U.S. Coast Guard said its In-Service Vessel Sustainment (ISVS) Program has passed the halfway point in its effort to upgrade the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on the service’s 140-foot bay-class icebreaking tugs.The HVAC upgrade on Coast Guard Cutter Katmai Bay was completed on June 1—20 days ahead of schedule—in Cheboygan, Mich., near the tug’s homeport of Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.Meanwhile, Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay arrived at Coast Guard Yard…

19 Jan 2022

Wozair Appoints New Group MD

Wozair appointed John Foley as Group Managing Director to the Board on January 1, 2022.Foley is an experienced senior executive who previously held positions as Managing Director, OTIS Elevator Co. in Norway and most recently, served as Managing Director Volution Ventilation, part of Volution Group PLC.Wozair Group are a designer, manufacturer and distributor of high integrity HVAC systems, specializing in applications operating in extreme environments, with strong focus on the energy, powergen, marine and defence sectors of industry.

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