Environment & Sustainability – Page 12

  • The Comfort 140 provides enough power for the average yacht

    Popularity of fuel cells continues to rise


    For commercial shipping, the question of emissions is a growing issue and while LNG is one way of reducing these, another is to use fuel cells, a system that is being used increasingly in auxiliary engines.

  • Torqeedo looks to BMW for a power boost

    Torqeedo looks to BMW for power boost


    Electric motor specialist Torqeedo is bullish about its prospects for 2017, pushing on with a range of products which it believes may make the traditional inboard diesel engine a thing of the past.

  • The cost of EFTE panels is coming down

    Technical Marine Supplies sees sales strengthen for EFTE solar panels


    Technical Marine Supplies (TMS) provides a plethora of marine equipment to clients in both trade and manufacturing working with a number of manufacturers with strong environmental credentials in the solar power and wind generating sector, including Watt and Sea and Silentwind.

  • Marlec has introduced a new controller system on the Rutland 1200

    Marlec breathes fresh life into an old favourite


    Marlec is a company that has made its name in supplying wind generators and solar panels, having built up a strong reputation through years of innovation and development.

  • Fogbuster is the latest product from Ecoworks

    Ecoworks continues to expand its range


    Cleaning products are often full of chemicals that are damaging to the environment, a real problem in the boating industry where products are washed directly from the deck into the sea.

  • Kebony provides an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional hardwoods

    Kebony’s hardwood alternative enjoys rock solid sales


    For many years, Norwegian manufacturer Kebony has provided an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional hardwoods such as teak and iroko, materials that are staples both above and below decks on yachts of all sizes.

  • The Bente Green is an eco-friendly yacht

    Bente shapes up its green credentials


    Bente Yachts is a German boatbuilder with a design brief to produce fun, affordable and innovative yachts.

  • The upgraded Rutland 1200 controller

    Remote display


    Marlec has upgraded its Rutland 1200 controller with new push buttons and launched a new remote display.

  • Solar Technology's refined junction box

    Solar Technology carries out modifications


    After launching its PV Logic Flexi solar panel range at Metstrade last year, Solar Technology International says it has enjoyed an incredible period of sales with customers loving the quality of the panel as well as the price.

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    Trickle charging wind turbine from Leading Edge


    Over the last couple of years people have been looking for more powerful turbines in order to power more electrical appliances.

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    New unit from Ultrasonic Antifoul


    Engineers on larger yachts have traditionally had headaches with biofouling in sea chests and the filters blocking up, restricting the flow of water and hindering efficiency and safety.

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    New unique controller from Marlec


    A new controller from Marlec promises to be unique with inputs for both wind and solar providing optimum power.

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    New All in One range from Solbian and Barden


    Barden became UK distributor for Solbian solar panels in 2012 and says over this time sales have increased dramatically.The company has now launched the latest range of solar panels, the SP Solbian flex series All in One (AIO) range.And along with the new range Solbian has incorporated a MPPT ‘plug ...

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    60,000sqm to be sold by Flexiteak this year


    Increasing numbers of yacht producers are specifying Flexiteak as standard including the Hanse group and Sealine.

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    Weight and space are important


    When talking about the efficiency of solar panels, most people think about the power that is produced.

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    Ecoworks Marine products speak for themselves


    Ecoworks Marine launched its marine range of eco friendly cleaning products a few months’ ago, having been in the biological industry for around nine years.

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    Several options from TMS


    When it comes to renewable power, there is still no one reliable source and boat owners should have at least two ways to generate the power required.

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    Boatyards continue to use harsh chemicals


    When it comes to eco friendly cleaning products, scepticism about their effectiveness still abounds with many boatyards tending to continue to use harsh chemicals as they are cheaper.

  • The new hull cleaning product from Scrubbis

    Green and renewable inventions from Scrubbis


    Marine and Industrial has signed an exclusive agreement with Swedish company Scrubbis which markets itself as focusing on green and renewable inventions.

  • The lanolin based LanoProtect range from allspars

    Cruisers want more than one form of power generation


    For cruisers going off on long distance voyages, the security of having more than one form of power generation is always comforting, writes Katina Read.