Torqeedo GmbH, the global market leader for marine electric drives, celebrated the grand opening of a brand-new 8,300 m2 building near Munich where all company activities, including research, development, and production, will now take place.
Viasat Inc., a global communications company, and Cobham Satcom, a leading global provider of satellite communications solutions to the maritime and land segments, announces that the companies are collaborating on a new, advanced satellite connectivity solution for the maritime and energy industries in preparation for the launch of Viasat’s next generation satellite constellation, ViaSat-3.
Ocean Exchange has announced that its 2022 Collegiate Award, sponsored by the Guy Harvey Foundation, has been presented to BlueGreen Materials for its solution focused on making building materials, such as carbon-negative bio-concrete, from the ocean.
In response to the Green Shipping Challenge formulated jointly by the Governments of Norway and the United States, Norwegian maritime cluster organisations, shipping-industry associations, shipowners, business organisations, classification societies and finance actors together commit to far-sighted cooperation to achieve zero emissions for the maritime sector.
This year’s discovery of Ernest Shackleton’s ship, Endurance, an incredible feat of subsea engineering and specialist expertise, and the recent publication of ‘The Ship Beneath the Ice: The Discovery of Shackleton’s Endurance’ were reasons enough for The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) to invite its author, marine archaeologist Mensun Bound, to speak, in London on 6 December, at their Annual General Meeting.
BIRNS, Inc. announces that Rafael Velezmoro has joined its team as Quality Assurance Manager.
Bollinger Shipyards (“Bollinger”), the largest privately-owned and operated shipbuilder in the United States, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire VT Halter Marine, Inc. and ST Engineering Halter Marine Offshore (“STEHMO"), together a leader in the design, engineering, construction, and repair of complex, state-of-the-art vessels for government and commercial customers, from parent company ST Engineering North America, a leading technology, defense and engineering group.
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, has signed a R&D contract with a global energy company which will provide $8 million of cash funding to Kraken’s Brazilian subsidiary over a 3-year period. Under this project, Kraken will continue development of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning software, and subsea autonomy solutions to intelligently analyze sensor data and learn how to respond to highly dynamic environments in the offshore oil and gas, wind, hydrographic, science, and defense industries. Due to customer confidentiality, further details cannot be released at this time.