Marine and Offshore
Approximately 90% of all world trade is delivered via the shipping industry. Keeping the planet supplied with food, goods and commodities relies on access to a vast range of products in order to keep those vessels moving day and night.
Also the need for new and clean energy sources has seen a continued rise in the number of offshore wind farms, this is now a multi-billion € industry in its own right. So whether its products, solutions or just keeping track of the latest industry developments, our hub is your first port of call.
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6 months agoThe first USS Enterprise missions began in 2265, so I can imagine Scotty signed up a few years before that, 1966 indeed!
8 months agoZybisco, an interesting response, perhaps you may like to visit the website of the company mentioned above and actually purchase one of these 'Baloney' units and see if it is indeed a fake product. Or,...
8 months agoThis is nonsense. The chalkboard schematic says nothing. The fact that they make parts does nothing to support the contention of some high performance extraction of energy from the free stream. The short...
May 3, 2017 10:42
Being the responsible technical engineer of Starship Enterprise for sure wasn´t always easy for Scotty. Coping with Captain Kirks ambitious tactical plans required newest technology. Imagine if he had an AX8 from Flir at hand...
February 20, 2017 15:07
The Rolling Fluid Turbine was invented by the Czech civil engineer Miroslav Sedlacek, an associate professor at the Department of Economics and Management in Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.
February 17, 2017 09:19
The marine environment might seem like an odd place to talk about weight saving technologies, but the quest to save weight and space is key to designers. In this article we talk about the approach that TE Connectivity have taken.
July 22, 2016 14:30
The harsh environment on a ship or a tanker requires not just highly skilled staff, but also products which have the special approvals and features to cope with these extreme conditions.
July 8, 2016 11:40
What is the purpose of classification societies which seem to be so important for ship builders and maintainers?
In July 2015 the world´s largest shipbuilder HHI (Hyundai Heavy Industries) announced their intentions to further explore the opportunities of 3D printing. An early estimation from their side is that this technology could save the Korean ship building industry approximately $ 1.8 bn annually.
July 1, 2016 15:10
This artice is highlighting the challenge that more and more wind turbine owners have with volatile electricity prices highly impacted by external variables.