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Northern Lights Caribbean Dealers hold virtual meeting amid the Coronavirus lockdowns

NORTHERN LIGHTS CARIBBEAN DEALERS HOLD VIRTUAL MEETING AMID THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNS 9 April 20, Road Town, Tortola Most Caribbean Countries are on lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  With few exceptions, all Caribbean Countries are restricting anyone, other than Essential Workers, from leaving their own yard.  Although most Caribbean Northern ...
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Northern Lights and Parts & Power visit 58th annual ACYS

On 6, 7 & 8 December, participants from Northern Lights and Parts & Power participated in the 58th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show.  Northern Lights VP and General Manager, Kit Purdy, Don Schutte from the NL Florida Branch and Tom Gerker & Rob Hales from Parts & Power visited yachts ...
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Marine Exhaust systems have confounded Marine Engineers, Marine Engine Service Companies and Boat Builders since they first installed an engine in a boat   Although Power Driven yachts and commercial vessels continue to have challenges, it is the modern sailing yacht that seems to suffer the most. So, we will limit ...
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Parts & Power Employee of the Month June 2019

This month, we've recognised 2 of our employees at Parts & Power who deserve to be our Employees of the Month for working especially hard and going above and beyond. Congratulations to Andy Rahaman, the Inventory Director (left) and Meckel Weste (right), who also won a Bose Speaker for her ...
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Marine Maintenance Services based in Nanny Cay Tortola has just completed a double generator change aboard a Privilege Alliaura 62.  This yacht is used for Crewed Charter & relies on its generators to keep the whole show on the road. The original generators were Onan.  When it came to decide ...
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US EPA Tier III Compliance for Marine Generators

Questions about US EPA Tier III Compliance for Marine Generators? Northern Lights Has Answers. Understanding EPA Tier requirements can be a challenge for even the most experienced boaters. To clarify the issues around Tier III generator requirements, the experts at Northern Lights have prepared the following FAQ’s. Download the PDF ...
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Two New Northern Lights Models

Two New Northern Lights Models Fill the Market Need for Clean, Reliable Power. Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI) is pleased to announce the release of two new models - the M944W3F and M944T3F. You can download and read the complete bulletin here: Sales Bulletin - Two New Northern Lights Models ...
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Dan Durbin

Dan Durbin Retires from Parts & Power after 23 years of service

Dan Durbin retires from Parts & Power on 1 July 2017 after 23 years of service to Parts & Power customers in the Caribbean, and around the world.  Dan joined Parts & Power in 1994 as Service Manager.  He became Director of Technical Services, then spent the last few years ...
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Proper Loading of Marine Diesel Generator Sets

Among the most common issues people report with their marine generator sets are dirty exhaust or “wet stacking”. Most frequently, this condition is caused by cylinder glazing and carbon build-up. The root cause is simple: underloading the genset. Diesel engines in marine gensets should typically run at least 60-75% of ...
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SY Marine with 2 x NL M1064A generators on board

Northern Lights Visits Customers at Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting December 2015

From 5-9 December members from the Northern Lights family visited customers at the 54th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting (ACYM). The Charter Yacht Show was very successful with 105 yachts ranging in size from 62 ft to 296 ft. In addition there were another 40-50 yachts in Falmouth Harbour which ...
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