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Developing Megawatt-Scale Fuel Cell Systems

fuel-cell-ABB

By Jostein Bogen Progress on developing the marine fuel cell as an energy source for ships is moving toward wider commercial application. Accelerating efforts in developing fuel cell technologies capable of powering ocean-going vessels, ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding with hydrogen specialist Hydrogène de France (HDF) with the intent to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems. Building on

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STEM Learning at Home

Subsea Channel

A free underwater engineering educational resource for primary school pupils is being extended for learning at home while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by Subsea UK in 2015, Subsea Channel was developed in collaboration with education bodies, teachers, science advisory staff and industry representatives to capture the interest and imagination of primary pupils in science subjects. Aligned

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One Sea: Toward an Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem

One Sea ABB

By Paivi Haikkola • Jukka Merenluoto The One Sea alliance is taking a lead in developing the technologies that will enable the autonomous ship. Delivering an autonomous maritime transport system by 2025 will rely on “collaboration without borders” between major players from the international digital, communications and shipping sectors on regulation, testing and validation, and research and development. Digital, Internet,

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Through-Life Solutions for Cruise Ship Stability

Foreship

By Markus Aarnio Ship stability means two things. First, the ship must float and be safe enough in all weathers and in all the operational conditions it will encounter; this is called intact stability. Second, the ship has to float and enable safe evacuation if there is hull damage; this is called damage stability. In practice, adequate stability is maintained

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Manned Sub Reaches Calypso Deep

3D Map of Calypso Deep - Section

The second phase (of five) of Caladan Oceanic’s 2020 deep-diving expeditions has now been completed after sub pilot and explorer VictorVescovo and Prince Albert II of Monaco ventured down to the bottom ofthe Calypso Deep, the deepest point in the Mediterranean Sea in February 10. In conjunction with EYOS Expeditions and Triton Submarines, the team reached a newly calculated maximum depth for the

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