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  • Tor Østervold: ECOsubsea

    Tor Østervold: ECOsubsea

    04/12/2019

    Traditional hull cleaning methods are “a major issue for our industry”, said Tor Østervold, ECOsubsea CEO, as it impacts not just ports and vessel owners but the waters around them. READ more

  • Thijs Verstraete: Parkwind

    Thijs Verstraete: Parkwind

    29/10/2019

    Most of the time Thijs Verstraete’s asset management job is making sure nothing happens to Belgian-based Parkwind’s turbines. READ more

  • Julien Le Feuvre: Dometic

    Julien Le Feuvre: Dometic

    20/09/2019

    “It’s all about keeping people warm in winter, cool in summer – that’s the same, whether it’s a leisure or work boat,” said Julien Le Feuvre of Dometic. “But crossing over, we had to adapt to different priorities”. READ more

  • Kimmo Rauma: Danfoss Editron

    Kimmo Rauma: Danfoss Editron

    05/09/2019

    Kimmo Rauma of Danfoss Editron, the company that helped bring hybridisation to the Estonian Police and Border Guard, is more than happy that the results from its latest installation onboard the 4.3MW ‘Ellen’ will be openly shared. In fact, he READ more

  • Mervyn John ‘Jack’ Gaston: 1941-2019

    Mervyn John ‘Jack’ Gaston: 1941-2019

    20/08/2019

    Following the recent passing of MJ’s former Tugs and Towing correspondent we take a more detailed look back at the life of this key contributor to both the magazine and the industry as a whole. READ more

  • Dirk Illegems: Dockmate

    Dirk Illegems: Dockmate

    31/07/2019

    “Five years ago, we had no help at all from any of the other product manufacturers,” said Dirk Illegems of Dockmate: that’s particularly troublesome if you’re producing a highly integrated system. READ more

  • Kevin Rough: Daniamant

    Kevin Rough: Daniamant

    30/05/2019

    Kevin Rough of Danish headquartered Daniamant is getting used to pushing for change. But, he admitted, “it wasn’t something I was originally looking for”. READ more

  • Cornelius von der Heydt: Hydrogenious

    Cornelius von der Heydt: Hydrogenious

    25/04/2019

    Hydrogen as a fuel for support vessels? “People worry about safety,” said Cornelius von der Heydt of German-based company Hydrogenious. However, there is a form “that’s even slightly easier to handle than diesel... and it’s liquid at room READ more

  • Angelo Bovo: Veritas SPA

    Angelo Bovo: Veritas SPA

    25/04/2019

    The ubiquitous waste collection boats seen around Venice, 130 of them in all, are getting a makeover: one of the original designers, Angelo Bovo of Veritas SPA, admitted it’s “satisfying” to get another shot at it. READ more

  • Dor Raviv: Orca AI

    Dor Raviv: Orca AI

    21/03/2019

    We now need ‘eyes’ able to spot trouble in the most crowded waters, says Dor Raviv of Orca AI. READ more