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Nicostasia (Photo: Van der Valk Shipyard)

Van Der Valk Delivers 26m Nicostasia

Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands has delivered the fourth yacht in its Raised Pilothouse semi-custom range.The 26-meter Nicostasia was built for owners who had already enjoyed the experience of owning a Van der Valk motoryacht and now wanted to go larger and all-new. Featuring exterior and interior design from Guido de Groot and the highest standard of Dutch construction and engineering, Nicostasia is an impressive addition to the growing Van der Valk fleet.The cooperation…

Northern Lights, HUG Engineering Partner on Clean Power

Marine generator sets manufacturer Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI) has formed a partnership with exhaust after-treatment equipment manufacturer HUG Engineering to provide complete IMO III certified clean air power generation solutions. The new partnership will allow customers to purchase Northern Lights’ line of marine generator sets and HUG’s selective catalytic NOx reduction (SCR) systems or particle filter (DPF) systems as one completely integrated solution. This engineered solution is fully IMO III Certified and meets the stringent performance and packaging requirements of the maritime industry.

M.Y. Imagine (Photo: GCSG)

Gulf Coast Shipyard Delivers MY Imagine

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG) has delivered the Motor Yacht Imagine. The M.Y. Imagine, a Trinity built yacht, is a 193’x 32’x 14’6” custom designed semi-displacement aluminum hull and superstructure vessel that was constructed in GCSG’s yard located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The vessel meets the highest quality yacht standards in the world. It was designed by GCSG and is ABS classed for commercial yachting service. M.Y. Imagine is designed to accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 14 including a captain.

Magellan (Image by CMV)

New Flagship Joins CMV Cruise Line

Britain's Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has taken delivery of new flagship Magellan ahead of its maiden voyage in March. The former 1,250-passenger ship Grand Holiday, operated by Costa brand Iberocruceros, was built in 1985 and revamped in 2010. The new flagship will now reposition to Greece for a drydock period before sailing to the U.K. for  various launch events and it maiden Solar Eclipse and Northern Lights cruise departing on March 15 from Tilbury. According to CMV's commercial director Chris Coates said the ship has already been popular with guests.

Northern Lights Launches New Website

At the opening of the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, marine power generation and climate control products manufacturer Northern Lights announced the launch of a new web site: northern-lights.com. Searchable content – Northern Lights products range is easy to search, view and compare. Find the power product that is right for your needs – recreational, commercial or industrial. Northern Lights TV – Enhanced video content, providing product service, feature and benefit information in a brief, informative presentation style.

Shaun Hall

Technicold by Northern Lights Names Hall Sales Director

Technicold by Northern Lights, a manufacturer of marine heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, has appointed 25-year industry veteran Shaun Hall to the position of Global Sales Director. Hall spent the last five years as National Sales Manager for Marvair in Florida. He has also served as Sales Manager at Pompanette and in management roles at SportCraft Boats and Donzi Marine. As Global Sales Director, Hall will lead the growth and development of Technicold’s business across all territories and market segments…

Marine Exhaust Systems G-19 water drop generator muffler

New Compact Genset Muffler

Equipment noise can quickly spoil the ambiance of even the most luxurious craft. Such problems are a thing of the past for lovely 130' Lady Kath, according to her captain, Bill Hipple. A new Marine Exhaust Systems G-19 water drop generator muffler significantly reduced genset exhaust noise, creating more peaceful days and nights for all onboard. After the installation, Lady Kath's 65 kW naturally aspirated Northern Lights generator exhaust was only 74 dBA. This allows normal tone conversation.

Onika Rendering

Delta Debuts New High Efficiency Hull Design

Delta unveiled its latest project, a 40-meter superyacht with a new high-efficiency hull design. Built for repeat Delta owners, ONIKA embodies the simple elegance and warmth of a true Gentleman’s yacht. The Delta Design Group was entrusted with the entire design and engineering package, beginning with the challenge to design a hull for shallow draft cruising with the same seaworthiness and capabilities as a full-displacement design. “The new Delta hull design combines the best…

DECS: Photo credit Northern Lights

Northern Lights to Show DECS at Miami Boatshow

Northern Lights to feature its Diesel Exhaust Cleaning System (DECS) at the 2013 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show. Based on DCL International’s MARINE-X™ system, DECS removes soot and particulate matter as it is emitted from the diesel engine. The air and water quality on and around the vessel is vastly improved, offering a clean, enjoyable environment for everyone on board. When equipped with DECS, exhaust gas is routed through a catalytically coated ceramic filter, trapping soot and particulates.