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Danfoss Editron chosen by Damen Shipyards to power their first Fast Crew Supply vessel, FCS 7011

Danfoss Editron, part of Danfoss, has been chosen by Damen Shipyards to provide the electric drivetrain system, powering the shipyard’s newest Fast Crew Supply (FCS) vessel. Known as the FCS 7011, the vessel will represent a leap forward, in terms of speed, comfort and efficiency of FCS vessels. The FCS 7011 vessel, which recently completed sea trials in Turkey, will be used by the offshore energy market, for the high-speed transit of personnel and light cargo, to and from offshore locati...

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-...

PACC Ship Managers And Satcom Global Extend Partnership With 3-Year Aura VSAT Renewal

Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its supply relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3-year period. Satcom Global has supported over 50 PaccShip managed vessels with seamless Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with an additional 5 vessels due to join the Aura network later this year. Authority Comments Aura provides PaccShip with the quality connectivity required for the crew and business requirements Mr...

HMM launches ultra-freezer service from Busan to Barcelona

HMM announces that it started its first ‘ultra-freezer’ service from Busan, Korea to Barcelona, Spain, based on its rich experience in the high-tech reefer container service. Ultra-freezer service refers to the transportation of goods in -60ºC, which are above the limit of regular reefer containers (-35ºC to -40ºC). High technology and skilled personnel are also needed in the ultra-freezer service, as ultra-freezer containers need to maintain a very low temperature du...

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