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Biofuels Claim Biggest Greenhouse Gas Cut in California

Biofuels for combustion engines are being credited for the bulk of the reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in California. Data from the California Air Resources Board suggests biodiesel and renewable diesel fuel are the biggest carbon cutting technologies from the transportation sector, edging out ethanol and exceeding the benefits of electrified cars, trucks and buses by a factor of three-to-one, claims diesel technology lobby group the Diesel Technology Forum. The data also indicates that the availability of low carbon biobased diesel fuel is expanding growing from about 16M gallons in 2011 to nearly 1Bn gallons in 2020.

Proteum Power In Partnership Webinar

The Proteum Power In Partnership Webinar explores all the great benefits attributed to running an OXE diesel outboard without the expense of owning an OXE.

Ingenity To Hold Electric Towboat Demos

Ingenity Electric is hosting “The Ingenity Experience” on Lake Tahoe this summer to showcase the world’s first electric towboat. In partnership with Homewood High and Dry Marina, Superior Boat Repair and Sales, and Tahoe Surf Co., The Ingenity Experience offers outings daily from June through August aboard the Super Air Nautique GS22E.

First marine supercharger now operational

The first supercharger for electric boats opened on Norway’s west coast this week at the marina in Florø. The supercharger, from a company called PLUG, is the first in a series of electric boat chargers planned along the Norwegian coast.

RS Electric Boats develops next generation electric RIB

RS Electric Boats, sister company to UK sailboat manufacturer RS Sailing, has developed a new, larger version of its Pulse 58 – an electric RIB with fully integrated electric drive that launched at Düsseldorf last year.

Japanese engine manufacturers collaborate to develop hydrogen technology

Yanmar Power Technology Co Ltd, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd and Japan Engine Corporation (JEC) have formed a consortium to enable the joint development of hydrogen-fuelled marine engines with the goal of bringing product to market by 2025.

Magnus Grönborg to start as CEO of OXE Marine AB (publ) on 1 July 2021

STOCKHOLM, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As previously communicated, Magnus Grönborg has been appointed CEO of OXE Marine AB (publ). He will assume the position on 1 July 2021. Magnus Grönborg will succeed Myron Mahendra who will assume the position of EVP Business Development, Sales and Marketing.

Brunswick enters electric propulsion segment

The marine industry’s largest player will introduce five electric propulsion systems (the first in 2022), along with electric boats in four segments by 2023, and its first Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) later this year.

US electronics manufacturer to produce boats, RVs

US Lighting Group (USLG), an automotive electronics and commercial LED lighting company based in Ohio, is coming off a record year in 2020 and is using that success to enter into the marine and recreational vehicle markets – not as suppliers of components, but manufacturers of finished products.

Boating Industry’s 2021 Top Products

After 13 years of intensive design, development, and testing, Cox Powertrain successfully began production of the CXO300 diesel outboard in May 2020. Designed from a blank sheet of paper for both recreational and commercial use, the CXO300 is a new generation of diesel technology, offering a high-powered diesel outboard propulsion option for the marine market. Commercially rated, the CXO300 delivers highly competitive performance, reaching a peak torque of 479 lb.-ft. torque (650Nm) at just 2250-3000 revolutions per minute