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  • Paul Gullett, Wave International

    Paul Gullett, Wave International

    05/12/2017

    “Don’t go reinventing the wheel... there’s a lot of wheels out there already,” said Paul Gullett of Wave International. “Instead of trying to create something from scratch, first have a look at other sectors. It helps to be open minded.” READ more

  • Erik Lanssen’s 80 million target

    Erik Lanssen’s 80 million target

    03/11/2017

    “My mission, my aim now, is to reduce Norway’s diesel consumption by 80 million litres,” said Erik Lanssen of Selfa Arctic. READ more

  • Europort 2017 Programme

    Europort 2017 Programme

    03/10/2017

    Europort, from 7-10th November 2017 in Rotterdam is a must attend event for ship owners, shipyard managers, ship designers, marine superintendants, fleet managers, ship brokers, technical engineers, naval architects and all other maritime READ more

  • Robin van der Bij: KML

    Robin van der Bij: KML

    02/10/2017

    “There’s an upward curve to negotiate when you start a new kind of pioneering project, you only have the existing kit of the time – and your ingenuity,” Robin van der Bij of KML told 'MJ'. READ more

  • Steve Cha: Intellian

    Steve Cha: Intellian

    04/09/2017

    Originally from another tech house, the concept for a new type of antenna had been a victim of takeovers Steve Cha of Intellian told 'MJ': “We thought of it as our baby and didn’t want to kill it.” READ more

  • Jayesh Vir: SAFT battery systems

    Jayesh Vir: SAFT battery systems

    31/07/2017

    Over the last couple of years French specialist company SAFT has supplied battery systems for a number of hybrids, including, notably, the 'Sir David Attenborough' research ship, CalMac’s ro-ro ferries and even megayachts “where you can’t ask READ more

  • The future of WFSVs

    The future of WFSVs

    31/07/2017

    What will the wind support vessels of the future look like? Stevie Knight finds out that it’s all surprisingly close. READ more

  • Guillaume Gautier: AXYS Technologies

    Guillaume Gautier: AXYS Technologies

    06/07/2017

    One thing Guillaume Gautier of AXYS Technologies has learned from managing teams at a distance is - close that distance as soon as possible. “If you send an email and there’s some kind of misunderstanding, if you’ve met they’ll probably just READ more

  • Looking for a place of refuge

    Looking for a place of refuge

    15/05/2017

    The recent episode off Lands End, UK, in which a disabled coaster was taken in tow by two RNLI lifeboats in the absence of a dedicated salvage tug points up the continuing demands to reinstate the four Emergency Towing Vessels (ETVs) that were once READ more

  • The unbreakable dreams of Bruno Tideman

    The unbreakable dreams of Bruno Tideman

    12/05/2017

    “There we were, three of us, trying to break up this old fuel tank with a sledgehammer. We even took a forklift to it,” said Bruno Tideman, of Tideman boats. “I thought, ‘if after all that we’ve only managed a few dents and scratches, this READ more