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Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains 

Volvo plan to make self-docking a retrofit option. Complex software aside, the system itself is reassuringly straightforward. Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains  Volvo have been building hybrid trucks for some time, so it was inevitable that they would eventually transfer their know-how into the marine world, as Dave Marsh reports …   Although all-electric […]

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Volvo Penta Set Electric Power Deadline

Volvo Penta Set Electric Power Deadline Volvo Penta have issued a clear statement of intent with the news that by 2021 they will provide electrified power solutions for both their land- and sea-based business segments. Underpinned by the success of hybrid and all-electric technology introduced by the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta’s electrified solutions will demonstrate […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

Mirka Introduce New Surface Abrasives

Mirka Introduce New Surface Abrasives Mirka are extending their range of paper-backed abrasives for GRP and other surfaces by introducing multi-hole discs in their Gold and Q Silver Ace ranges, designed to improve the discs’ performance by increasing their dust extraction capabilities.   The new multi-hole pattern reduces clogging of the abrasive surface, increases the […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

Fischer Panda Busy at Crick

Fischer Panda Busy at Crick Fischer Panda UK demonstrated their full system capabilities in supplying reliable, cost-effective electric drive solutions to their inland waterways customers at the Crick Boat Show in May.   Reflecting the increasing interest in alternatives to traditional petrol or diesel drive systems, the Fischer Panda stand was busy with visitors enquiring […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

Dyena Launch New ​Vessel/Crew Monitoring System

Dyena Launch New ​Vessel/Crew Monitoring System Since releasing their original device in 2012, Dyena have continued to advance their vessel monitoring systems, supplying government agencies including the Royal Navy and the US Navy, and commercial wind farm operators such as E.ON and RWE.   Dyena’s new OFFSHORE system provides an off-the-shelf solution for vessel and […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

Garmin Launch Enhanced Live Scanning Sonar

Garmin Launch Enhanced Live Scanning Sonar Garmin International have announced the launch of Panoptix LiveScope – a live scanning sonar that gives anglers higher resolution and easier-to-interpret images of structure, bait and fish swimming below and around the boat than before. Garmin’s Panoptix sonar technology delivered live sonar images in real time – forwards, backwards, […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

Garmin Introduce New Communication Systems

Garmin Introduce New Communication Systems Garmin have announced two new additions with built-in GPS to their marine communication product line-up: the AIS 800 transceiver with Class B/SO and the VHF 315i marine radio with Class D digital selective calling. Both systems complement the latest Garmin GPSMAP. The 25W VHF 315i marine radio is easy to […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership