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Data Platform Testing Aids Autonomous Vessel

Companies and organisations are being asked to test a prototype data platform which could help work underway in autonomous vessel development. Four weeks after the first version of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) MARLab platform went live, project manager Solis Marine said has nearly 20 different datasets live and available for review from its

By |2020-04-03T13:34:32+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Control & Autonomy, Monitoring, News|0 Comments

How Does A Ventilator for Covid-19 work?

In this period of emergency everyone, at least one time, has heard the word “ventilator” linked to the spread of Covid-19, but what is that machine and how does it work? The ventilator is a method of blowing oxygen direct into the lungs of the patient, increasing their natural breathing ability. We know one of

By |2020-04-03T11:47:56+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Covid_19 Crisis, New Technologies, News|0 Comments

European Marine Civils Know-How Driving Taiwanese Offshore Wind

Belgian marine civil engineering company Jan De Nul Group is about to reach an important milestone in the construction of the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project. The fabrication of the foundations for the 21 offshore wind turbines is nearing its completion. The first four jackets will be transported to Taiwan in the

By |2020-04-03T09:35:14+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Marine Civils, Marine Construction, News|0 Comments

Insurance Firm Reports Strong Year

A marine insurance company has reported an operating result of US24.6m supported by strong investment income in 2019. The Swedish Club said investment alone generated a return just short of 10%. Free reserves stood at US228m at the end of the accounting year. Lars Rhodin, managing director of The Swedish Club, said: “We are committed

By |2020-04-02T15:09:47+01:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Insurance, Legal & Finance, News|0 Comments