Caterpillar Launches CG170-B Series of Gas Generator Sets with Increased Efficiency, Reliability and Improved $/kW Performance

Press Release – Caterpillar Energy Solutions is pleased to introduce the CG 170B 50 Hz series of generator sets with increased power output from 1.3 – 2.3 MW, higher reliability and improved return on investment. The increased electrical efficiency – up to 45% Natural Gas (NG) / 43.6% Bio Gas (BG) makes the generator set more economical for customers as it burns less gas … [Read more...]

Inventions Shaping Our Oceans: Rafnar Hull

By Ariadne Dimoulas - This article series will look into inventions shaping today’s seascape. How has our mariner history resulted in today’s groundbreaking inventions? Which inventions direct our future? What is the catalyst for these inventions, meaning what is the intersection between a particular place and particular person that causes such a revolutionary spark? Finally, … [Read more...]

Port of Los Angeles Sets New Western Hemisphere Cargo Record in 2018

Container throughput at the Port of Los Angeles rose to a record 9.45 million TEU in 2018, solidifying Los Angeles' spot as the Western Hemisphere's top port for containerized cargo. In total, the Port tallied 9,458,749 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) during 2018, up 1.2 percent more than 2017’s record-breaking year. The year marked the third consecutive year of record … [Read more...]

IMB Piracy Report: Worldwide Piracy Increases 2018 as Gulf of Guinea Attacks Surge

Maritime piracy increased across the globe in 2018, especially in West Africa as attacks against ships and crews continue to pose danger to seafarers, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its latest annual piracy report. Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed … [Read more...]

L3 ASV and Dstl Complete 1,380 km of Autonomous Reconnaissance Missions at Autonomous Warrior

Press Release – L3 ASV announced the completion of a series of demonstrations at the Australian Defence Showcase, Autonomous Warrior 18, in Jervis Bay, Australia. In support of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), L3 ASV operated a 9-metre (30ft) vessel outfitted with advanced autonomous navigation capability for reconnaissance, interdiction and patrol … [Read more...]