A system designed to clean litter from the seafloor is currently under development as part of a project aims to solve the problem of ocean litter with the help of unmanned vessels and artificial intelligence (AI). The vessels and their related technology are being developed as part of the EU Horizon 2020-funded initiative ..
In this update, we cover two companies raising big bucks from their shareholders as well as the latest on the former premier of the British Virgin Islands as he awaits trial for drug-smuggling and money-laundering charges in Florida. BVI’s former premier offers million dollar bail bond Andrew Fahie, Premier of the British ..
We turn our focus this week to the marine pollution control industry, particularly four newbuild vessels operating within that industry. One is an oil spill response vessel built for Chinese waters and another is a hybrid-powered crane vessel optimised for inland sailings in the Netherlands. The remaining two featured ..
Good things come to those who wait, even DOF shareholders. Indeed, Kate Bush boasts the longest-ever gap between Number One singles in Official UK Chart history, with 44 years between her 1978 chart topper Wuthering Heights, and her 2022 number one, Running Up That Hill (here). Ms Bush’s success comes on the back of the ..
This is a very interesting, thought-provoking and, even, inspiring little book. Written by two Singapore-based American defence journalists, it is more objective in its approach than usual, perhaps because of that geographic separation from too many home influences. It is particularly timely given the new defence reality ..
This month Europe has sweltered under a heat wave, with temperatures crossing forty degrees Celsius in many parts of Spain. So too, the heat has returned to the offshore wind market, even as turbine manufacturers and wind farm operators buckle under financial challenges. Ziton refinances with private equity cash Whilst oil ..
We turn our focus this week to the marine pollution control industry, particularly four newbuild vessels operating within that industry. One is an oil spill response vess ..
Recently completed vessel deliveries include a hybrid ferry for a German operator, a new cruise ship for a US-based company, and two tour boats to customers in Australia ..
The hottest topic in Australia’s defence community right now is how to develop the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine capability. The decision to acquire nuclear-power ..