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Wärtsilä Acquires Burriel Navarro

the growth of its underwater services and expands the company’s local presence in the European market – from developing its propulsion-related services and strengthening the competences on the underwater services market to supporting its purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology.“The acquisition supports us in our goals of environmental responsibility by providing us with better access to local ports,” said Tamara De Gruyter, Vice President, Area North Europe, Wärtsilä Services. “The agreement also brings us great opportunities to provide

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Aquabotix Adds Global Distributors

the world and target new regions impacted by the growing underwater drone market.”   Aquabotix’s latest distributors include: SBS Teknikk AS, which will represent Aquabotix in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The Norwegian company specializes in connecting fish farms with smart technology solutions, providing farms with a live underwater view from multiple locations simultaneously.   ROMOR Atlantic Ltd., which will represent Aquabotix in Canada. ROMOR distributes oceanographic, offshore oil and gas, geophysical and defense instrumentation from manufacturers around

Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision is centred on high levels of connectivity and digitalisation. Photo: Wärtsilä Marine Solutions

Wärtsilä Introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem Vision

 The smart technology group Wärtsilä is at the forefront of harnessing the changes taking place in the shipping industry to deliver value and optimisation for its customers.   By orchestrating these developments through the use of high levels of connectivity and digitalisation, Wärtsilä intends to lead the industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem.   “The world is moving towards a future that is more and more connected, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the shipping sector. The opportunities offered through smart technology

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MTR100: Aquabotix Technology

Aquabotix Technology Corporation, developer of smart technology for ROVs, has helped to create a new breed of ROVs: the ROV/AUV hybrid. Its HydroView and newly launched Endura ROVs are remotely controlled via a tether with the added functionality of autopilot commands.   Endura, which employs the latest software and hardware innovations, has been engineered for dependability and functionality across a wide range of underwater applications. It outperforms other mini ROVs in thrust, dependability and software performance. Endura is easy to use, ready for the water in three minutes, and basic

Trelleborg Acquires Marimatech

systems, primarily specializing in the development of software used for docking and mooring ships offshore and in ports. Richard Hepworth, President of Trelleborg’s marine systems operation, said, “Marimatech’s navigation and ship positioning product line uses the latest ‘smart’ technology and can be utilized in other applications. This technology can be integrated with our existing product range, as we look to take a smarter approach to port and terminal efficiency, and extend the automation that is becoming increasingly well-established on the land side, to the

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Colfax Adds Active Control Valve to CM-1000

Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation, introduced an Active Valve Control option to its Smart Technology CM-1000 Series intelligent sea water cooling system controller. The CM-1000 Series with optional Active Valve Control may be applied to both newbuild and retrofit operations. Introduced in April and featured at Nor-Shipping 2013, the CM-1000 Series is designed to enhance shipboard sea water cooling system pumping efficiency while lowering operating and maintenance costs and maximizing uptime for greener, sustainable operation. The CM-1000 Series with Active Valve Control

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