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Propulsion Technology

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FMC GlobalSat Broadband

Access for Inland Cruise Vessel

FMC GlobalSat’s reliable, secure, and cost-effective connectivity so- lutions for maritime customers has been chosen to provide its 4G/LT-

SAT (Long-term Satellite) connec- tivity solution aboard all four Amer-

Dometic’s Titanium VARCX Chiller ican Queen Steamboat Company vessels, enabling internet broadband Dometic’s new titanium VARCX connectivity for more than one- variable capacity chiller has two sig- thousand passengers on a daily basis. ni? cant features - corrosion-resistant

The system is currently operational titanium and variable capacity tech- aboard the American Queen and nology for energy ef? ciency. The will be deployed ? eetwide shortly. ground-breaking use of titanium con- denser coils increases chiller longevity, ensuring seawater erosion and corro- sion caused by marine organic growth are kept to a minimum. Dometic’

VARCX modulates the compressor speed and balances chiller output with required load, keeping noise lev- els and energy costs to a minimum.

The Fire Hose Carrier aka the Aqua Blaster

The patented Fire Hose Carrier known as the Aqua Blaster allows the user to have enhanced control of a charged ? re hose line and noz- zle with minimal strain and stress on the body. Aqua Blaster allows the user to use his torso area and the strength of his/her legs for leverage

Survitec’s New High-End ESAB’s Powerful Cutmaster making it easier to maneuver and

Davit Range 58 Plasma Cutter advance the ? re hose; assisted or

A new range of davits designed to Thermal Dynamics, an ESAB completely unassisted. increase safety and reduce corrosion brand, announced that its Cutmas- of critical parts has been introduced ter 58 handheld air plasma cutting to the market by safety solutions spe- system has been upgraded to include cialist Survitec. The Survitec range the SL60 QD 1Torch as standard. includes different davit types suit- The power-to-weight ratio of this able for liferafts, rescue boats and 60-amp, 43-lb. unit appeals to fab- fast rescue craft. Made using marine ricators and repair personnel. It can grade stainless steel, the davits have pierce 5/8 in. mild steel, stainless or been created to withstand the harsh aluminum metal and has a maxi- environments in which they operate. mum sever capacity of 1-1/4 in. 57 MN

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