• Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

    Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

  • Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

    Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

  • Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

    Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

  • GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

    GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

  • MAN Engines releases first IMO Tier III engines for workboats

    MAN Engines releases first IMO Tier III engines for workboats

  • Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries
  • Koden releases new IMO GPS compass
  • Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard
  • GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability
  • MAN Engines releases first IMO Tier III engines for workboats
Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC Ferries will be equipped with two high-efficiency Schottel Twin Propellers. Once operational, they will serve the Northern Gulf Islands off the coast of ..

Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Koden has released an IMO-certified high-performance GPS compass, the KGC-300. With its 4.3-inch colour LCD display, it provides high visibility even under bright sunlight. KGC-300 antenna unit Heading accuracy has been improved to 0.5°rms from Koden’s non-IMO model, which has 1°rms, thereby ATA (TT) and True Trail ..

Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

HamiltonJet recently signed a multi-year, multi-boat project to supply waterjets to the Taiwan Coast Guard for new coastal patrol vessels. To mark the new relationship a delegation from Taiwan consisting of Coast Guard, shipyard, and other notable guests visited Christchurch, New Zealand. The party was treated to a tour of ..

GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

With a 25-year marine transport career on the Mississippi River, Dillon Entrekin, port engineer at Louisiana’s Belle Chasse Marine Transport, knows what he wants in a marine diesel engine. When the company began carefully researching engines for a marine engine repower in one of their vessels, they decided on Volvo ..

MAN Engines releases first IMO Tier III engines for workboats

MAN Engines releases first IMO Tier III engines for workboats

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Two MAN D2862 LE469 field trial engines rated for 1,029 kW (1,400 hp) at 2,100 rpm, including a modular exhaust gas after-treatment system. These were successfully used in the pilot boat Luna at the Port of Rotterdam. MAN Engines is now offering 12-cylinder, IMO Tier III emission standards engines for workboats, spanning a ..

Schottel expands range of high-performance nozzles

Schottel expands range of high-performance nozzles

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

The new nozzles are equipped with Schottel’s patented ProAnode technology as standard Schottel has expanded its range of high-performance nozzles with the launch of the newly developed SDC40 nozzle. Acording to Schottel, the SDC40 sets new standards in terms of compact design and free running efficiency. The SDC40 ..

Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC ..