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Long and lean: new deckcarrier BoldWind from China (credit: United Wind Logistics). Europe’s offshore wind sector is the destination for the first of a new generation of deck carriers built in China, writes David Tinsley. The 148-metre BoldWind, embodying a German-developed

ChartWorld, JRC Team on Information Overlays

ChartWorld are JRC are cooperating on the addition of ChartWorld’s Information Overlay service, known as CIO+ onto JRC ECDIS.   CIO+ is a data overlay shown in ECDIS as a user chart, loaded on top of Electronic Navigational Charts. CIO+ is

MTU offers ‘agile’ electrically-assisted turbocharger

An electric motor ensures that extra fresh air is available whenever the engine needs it (image: MTU) Agility and efficiency: Those are the watchwords for MTU’s turbocharger development, its director of development, turbocharging and fluid systems, Johannes Kech, told The Motorship.