Marine Transportation

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...
On September 10, 2019

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,...
On July 23, 2019

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...
On June 12, 2019

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...
On June 11, 2019

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....
On January 17, 2019

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...
On July 26, 2018

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,...
On January 4, 2018

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...
On December 22, 2016

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...
On April 12, 2016

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...
On January 12, 2015

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...
On November 19, 2013

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...
On November 17, 2013