OUTFITTERS The first removable heliport MX Maritime powered by PolyMX, Dutch specialist on polyurethane solutions, is the first in offering a solution in the trade-off between meeting regulatory requirements for a certified helicopter landing area on the deck of a yacht versus the size and the aesthetic design of the yacht. A helicopter landing area at the deck of a superyacht. It sounds wonderful, but a permanent heliport also takes up a lot of space and damages the teak. Maybe the biggest hurdle with owning an aviation capable superyacht is the trade-off between the aesthetic design features and the standards for meeting the certification requirements. i. polymx.com
New AlphaPilot MFS-VR by JRC/Alphatron Marine JRC/Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce that they have developed a new autopilot: the AlphaPilot MFS-VR. The AlphaPilot MFS-VR is an adaptive autopilot that uses information of speed or draught, and it is suitable for multiple vessel types, like workboats, fast crew tender vessels, fishing boats, tugs, and more. This is the successor of the successful AlphaSeaPilot MFC and MFA system. The new MFS-VR is a speed adaptive, type approved, and wheel marked autopilot system. The autopilot can be used for vessels up to 30 knots (non-High-Speed Craft) and is also specially type approved for HighSpeed Craft (HSC) compliant with ISO16329 to provide an overall speed application range for vessels up to 70 knots.
Fire safety glass isn’t just for use on dry land. In fact, with major fires on container vessels reportedly one of the biggest hazards for the global shipping industry, ensuring suitable passive fire protection strategies are in place on our ships is clearly vital. Introducing Pyroguard Marine, a range of fire safety glass that can perform to the highest possible requirements, while simultaneously being able to withstand the extreme weather conditions and temperatures found within marine environments. By partnering with globally respected partners and system suppliers in the marine market, Pyroguard has been able to develop a range of robust fire safety glass solutions, specifically developed for the demands of marine and offshore applications, including commercial vessels, container ships, offshore platforms, yachts and luxury leisure cruisers. i. pyroguard.eu
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