Marine Transportation
5 Benefits of Smart Technology In Extreme Duty Hydrostatic Pumps - Infographic
How can an extreme duty hydraulic system become smarter? Combine the brawn of Gold Cup® series pumps with the intelligence of Gold Cup - IE's operational sensors and a fully connected, predictive...
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Predictive Maintenance Improves Filter Performance in Marine Engines
Reliable functionality and efficient economy are the key drivers to the innovation in the development of marine engines. Improvements in the design efficiency in the maritime industry over the past...
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What You Should Know About Boating Fuel System Maintenance
Spring is almost over and it’s time to go boating! But let’s be safe boaters while we’re having fun. Prepare your boat properly and take the time to ensure all components are in working in safe order....
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The Importance of Reliable Thermal Management in the Marine Industry
Reliable cooling is a decisive factor for production, particularly in the marine industry. It is responsible for ensuring adequate temperatures in the turbine, the electronics racks and on the...
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What Is the Difference Between Full Port or Standard Port Ball Valve?
Ball valves are used in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, oil, and gas, automotive, marine, agricultural and heavy truck. Applications may vary but include operations for processing,...
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Prepare for the Upcoming Change to the Permissible Sulphur Content of Marine Fuels
​The maritime industry is currently going through significant changes due to the introduction of tighter emission regulations. A stronger awareness in preserving the environment has pushed...
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Meeting New Sulphur Limits for Marine Fuel Oil
The ability to spot check the Sulphur content of fuel oil onboard a ship will help shipowners and operators ensure compliance with the latest IMO (MARPOL) regulations. From January 2020 the...
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Enjoy the Benefits of a Watermaker On-Board
A watermaker turns salt water into fresh water on-demand and can be installed on almost any vessel. Benefits of an on-board watermaker include longer range, less weight, lower fuel costs and...
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The Importance of Condition Monitoring to Your Business
Condition monitoring has a key role to play in every maintenance programme and can be a valuable tool for optimising safety standards, maximising operational efficiency, and enhancing profitability....
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Four Reasons Why Stainless Steel Is Perfect When Corrosion Resistance Is Vital
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't typically...
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On-line Condition Monitoring Prevents Bearing Failure | Case Study
Identifying potential issues before they escalate into fully developed problems offers obvious benefits in all industries, from manufacturing to sea-based commercial shipping. Preventive measures,...
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How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels
The space-saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
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Troubleshooting Marine Gasoline Spin-on Filters with Clear Bowls
Parker Racor gasoline spin-on filters with clear plastic collection bowls have helped protect engines for over 30 years. During that time, gasoline formulations changed, and Racor has changed...
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Bunker Quality: Why Changes to ISO 8217 Increase the Need for Condition Monitoring
Compared to their land equivalents, marine engines have to shoulder a much heavier burden. With highly capricious and volatile weather that can vary from Arctic cold to equatorial heat, the...
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Embracing High Pressure Demands in the Marine Sector
In recent years, Emissions Control Area (ECA) legislation and the high price of fuel has led to a need for ship owners to seek alternatives to oil as a marine fuel. Liquid natural gas (LNG) has been...
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Clearing the Air on Global Emissions Standards for Non-Road and Marine Diesel Engines
Global emissions standards for non-road and marine diesel engines continue to tighten and fuel filtration will continue to play an important role in meeting these new challenges. North...
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Racor SNAPP Fuel Filtration Specified for New OXE High Performance Diesel Outboard Engine
OXE, the world’s first high-performance diesel outboard engine, is setting new standards for durability, fuel-efficiency and low emissions. In addition, the engine has been designed for ease...
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Water - A Diesel Engine's Worst Enemy
Water is commonly found in diesel fuel due to many factors including condensation in fuel tanks, improper handling and environmental conditions. To minimize the damaging effects, water should be...
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New Design for Small Outboard Marine Filtration Applications - SNAPP Fuel Filter/Water Separator
All boat owners know the value of adding quality fuel filtration to guard against dreaded engine low power or shutdown due to water and contaminants in their fuel.  The standard insurance on...
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Filtration Solutions for the Changing Marine Engine Market
With the awareness of the causes of climate change growing daily, super-yacht owners and engineers are under increasing pressure to adopt environmentally responsible practices, such as...
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