Southampton Port’s New Patrol RIB sports Cox CXO300 Drives

Designed to be both fast and agile, the patrol craft Swift has already entered service in Southampton, one of the UK’s busiest ports. Built by Berthon, Cox’s UK distributor based in Lymington, the 7.8m Commercial Grade RIB will be used by the ABP Southampton team to enforce harbor by-laws and to carry out other harbour duties by its safety security patrols. The CXO300 diesel outboard enables the RIB to achieve speeds of nearly 40 knots, while the boat gives them much improved fast response and shallow water capability.

Cox Marine to Highlight Development of Next-Gen Hydrogen Solutions

CXO300 manufacturer is also showcasing its ground-breaking diesel outboard with UK distributor Berthon on Berths VA30/31/32, with demos available on a Cox-powered RIB. Demonstrating its commitment to meeting the challenges of reducing worldwide CO2 emissions, Cox Marine will provide insight into the development of useable hydrogen-based marine propulsion systems at this year’s Seawork International.

On the road again — Part 4

Last month, three members of Diversified Communications’ inner sanctum visited New Orleans from our headquarters in Portland, Maine. (DC owns WorkBoat and the International WorkBoat Show.) These three are among the best and brightest in our Commercial Marine division — Bob Callahan, group vice president; Lauren St. Clair, group marketing director; and Doug Stewart, art director. We’ve logged some miles together in the past and had some good times doing it. This time, they were here for the Offshore Marine Service Association’s annual spring golf tournament, but came a day early to visit Shamrock Marine LLC, a launch service that operates out of Baton Rouge, La.

Arc One Electric Speedboat

Los Angeles-based electric boat company Arc announced this morning that sales have opened for its flagship Arc One electric speedboat, which the company boasts is the “most powerful electric watercraft commercially available. The Arc One earns that power title handily, mostly due to two factors. First, it’s loaded to the teeth with a giant motor and a massive battery pack to supply the necessary power. And second, there simply aren’t that many commercially available electric boats… yet.

How Washington is leading the way for electric boats in the US

SEATTLE — A city shaped by water is the inspiration for innovation. It’s why Washington state has become a leader in electric boating technology in the United States. “Seattle is a place where you touch the water,” Pure Watercraft founder Andy Rebele said while aboard the company’s pontoon boat in the middle of Lake Union.

ePropulsion Acquires Majority Stake in U.K. Division

Electric propulsion manufacturer ePropulsion said it acquired a majority of shares in ePropulsion U.K. The transaction results in a closer collaboration with the U.K. dealer network headed by Steve Bruce, who was appointed global OEM sales director of the parent, ePropulsion said in a statement. Danny Tao, CEO of ePropulsion, called the U.K. division a “driving force in our expansion and robust offering” in that country. An expansion in the United Kingdom is planned.

Cox Marine Bolsters Leadership Team

Cox Marine yesterday announced that it added four new members to its leadership team ahead of what it described as “an escalation in production of its 300-hp diesel outboard engine.”  David Gilbert joins the company as chief commercial officer. His previous roles include 10 years at McLaren Automotive, as well as tenures at Element Six, Volkswagen, PA Consulting and Accenture. He will also join the Cox executive committee.

Speed@Seawork – Fast vessels of the commercial marine business

First introduced in 2018, Speed@Seawork is returning to Cowes Yacht Haven on the Isle of Wight, UK with The Sea Trials being held on Monday 20 June 2022. Speed@Seawork is the latest sector-specific feature of Seawork, Europe’s leading commercial marine exhibition organised by Mercator Media. Fast vessels operating at high speed for security interventions and Search And Rescue are a significant specialist sector of the commercial marine business.