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Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller - Maersk, invests in Vertoro – a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel.   Maersk’s investment will be used to further develop and commercialise Vertoro’s patented liquid lignin technology, and it will enable Vertoro to build a demo plant, which will become operational in 2022. The output of this plant will be used to develop marine fuels in partnership wit...

BAE Systems to sustain critical carrier landing systems with $68.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy

BAE Systems, Inc. will continue providing lifecycle sustainment, integration, and engineering services to support U.S. aircraft carriers after being selected for a five-year, $68.5 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.   Under the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS) Engineering Products & Technical Services (EPTS) contract awarded earlier this year, BAE Systems will leverage decades of program history to develop, produce, equip, test, evaluate,...

HENSOLDT to deploy ARGOS-II HD Electro-Optical Infrared system to strengthen Frontex maritime surveillance project

Edge sensor technology developed by HENSOLDT will strengthen Frontex maritime surveillance in the Mediterranean Sea and contribute to the protection of Europe’s strategic south-eastern border. In the frame of a technology pilot programme, HENSOLDT’s ARGOS-II HD Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) system will be deployed on two tethered aerostats and deliver extensive security surveillance. Frontex maritime surveillance project The project is operated by Frontex, the European Border an...

Inmarsat Maritime Ventures signs FleetBroadband sale agreement with SRH Connect

Inmarsat Maritime Ventures, a subsidiary of Inmarsat, mobile satellite communications, has signed an agreement with SRH Connect (SRH) for SRH to acquire Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband customer base in Greece and Cyprus.  The SRH acquisition involves customer contracts purchased by Inmarsat Maritime Ventures from Speedcast at the beginning of this year. SRH already provides customer support for Inmarsat’s Fleet Network Manager portfolio after signing a customer support agreement in M...

HHI Group’s new subsidiary firm, Avikus becomes South Korea’s first company to successfully demonstrate fully autonomous navigation

Avikus, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group’s newly established subsidiary, specialised in autonomous navigation technology, became South Korea’s first company to succeed in fully autonomous navigation of a ship. Avikus Avikus announced that it successfully completed fully autonomous, unmanned operation of a cruise ship Avikus announced that it successfully completed fully autonomous, unmanned operation of a cruise ship for 12 passengers, at a demonstration event, held in Pohang-...

HENSOLDT UK supplies Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar systems to the South African Navy (SAN)

HENSOLDT UK is pleased to announce the supply of radar sensor suites consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band SharpEye radar systems to the South African Navy (SAN) for three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels, built by the Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT), South Africa. SharpEye Mk11 radars HENSOLDT UK is pleased to supply the South African Navy with further SharpEye radars" These vessels, SAN MMIPVs, will protect the coasts of the Republic of South Africa from threats, such as piracy...

DIMDEX’s organising committee holds official diplomat briefing session on hosting the 7th edition of DIMDEX

The Organising Committee of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) held a successful diplomat briefing session focused on the preparation of the upcoming event at Sharq Village and Spa yesterday, which was attended by high-level diplomats. DIMDEX 2020 A fixture on the global maritime defence and security calendar, DIMDEX 2020 expects an unprecedented turnout of exhibitors and attendees from up to 80 countries. Attendees of the delegate briefing session rece...

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