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NSM 400: Medium Gimbal for Surveillance Sensors

NSM 400

SOMAG AG Jena has launched the NSM 400, a medium-size gimbal, between the smaller RSM 400 and the larger OSM 4000. It complements the product portfolio of gyro stabilization platforms, which are designed for land and offshore use. The NSM 400 was primarily designed for the stabilization of surveillance sensors on medium (starting from 1.0 kt.) to large maritime vessels.

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14 Countries Commit to Complete Sustainable Ocean Management by 2025

sardines Oregon State University

Leaders of 14 maritime nations announced their commitment to achieve 100 percent sustainable ocean management of their national waters by 2025, acting on recommendations of a group of global experts co-chaired by Oregon State University marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco. Led by the leaders of Norway and Palau, the Ocean Panel also features heads of state and government from Portugal, Ghana,

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Norway Supports Offshore Wind

Wenche Nistad GIEK CEO

State-backed Export Credit Guarantee Agency GIEK hits another milestone as it almost doubles its guarantee tally to the burgeoning sector. GIEK’s mission is to promote Norwegian exports–and it is doing that big time in the offshore wind market in Europe and further afield. Having reached around NOK 4 billion in June, its latest NOK 3.6 billion (GBP 300 million) risk-sharing splash

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Neptune Lines Chooses METIS AI Solution

Neptune Lines

METIS Cyberspace Technology S.A. has secured a fleet-wide contract from Neptune Lines to implement its data acquisition and advanced analytics platform in a first commitment to deploy the power of AI in vessel management by a pure car and truck carrier operator. Neptune Lines PCTCs feature METIS Ship Connect, the automated data acquisition solution whose accuracy is approved by Lloyd’s

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Offshore Renewable Energy Innovation Challenge

offshore wind

The U.K. Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has partnered with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) to launch the latest marine innovation challenge, focused on the offshore renewable energy sector.  As part of the ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme, the latest challenge invites participants to develop solutions that use marine geospatial data to help identify new areas for offshore renewable

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Nautical College Offers Wind-Assisted Propulsion Course

MV Copenhagen Scandlines

The Enkhuizen Nautical College, founded in 1978, is the only nautical college in Europe that focuses on teaching students to navigate vessels under sail. Regular subjects such as (astronomical) navigation, collision regulations and marine engineering are supplemented with specialized subjects such as square-rigged sailing, sailing vessel design and sailing vessel stability. This year, the college will add a technical introduction

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