Innovative KO-LINK Towing Ring Launched

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The innovative KO-LINK towing ring, developed by international maritime service provider KOTUG International BV, is now available exclusively from leading maritime ropes supplier, Lankhorst Ropes. The KO-LINK ring significantly increases synthetic towing line service life by preventing the HMPE pennant from cutting through the line.



Holland America Launches Its Largest Cruise Ship

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Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam. While the name pays homage to the company’s rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with a bold name that is an original in Holland America Line’s 141-year history.



A Large Power Plug For Floating Wind Turbines

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The MacArtney 11 kV wet mate connector system is a fully tested connector solution specifically designed to meet the needs of the marine renewables industry. The wet mate connector eliminates the need to bring cables to the surface by wet mating and de-mating cable infrastructure, wave energy converters (WECs), tidal energy converters (TECs) and floating wind turbines.