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CRAIN Technologies suction wing gets green light from Bureau Veritas

eBlue_economy_CRAIN Technologies suction wing gets green light from Bureau Veritas

French R&D office which specializes in nautical applications CRAIN Technologies (Centre de Recherche pour l’Architecture et l’Industrie Nautiques) has obtained approval in principle (AiP) from compatriot classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for its suction wing SW270, an auxiliary wind propulsion device for cargo ships. Jointly developed by CRAIN and its …

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ABS Publishes Industry Leading Metadata Best Practices to Support Marine and Offshore Operations

eBlue_economy_ABS Publishes Industry Leading Metadata Best Practices to Support Marine and Offshore Operations

(HOUSTON) ABS’ latest advisory provides best practices for creating and using metadata for managing digital information to support the growing development and adoption of smart, autonomous, and remote-control functions in the marine and offshore industries. Metadata defines and describes other data and what it relates to, providing context to enable …

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Yacht disabled by fire, Ibiza VIDEO

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Fire erupted in the engine room of 26-meter yacht GOOD VIBES while she was sailing in Freus, between Ibiza and Formentera islands, Balearic islands, Med, on Aug 3. Spanish SAR boat SALVAMAR ACRUX responded the disabled yacht was towed to Ibiza. Yacht guests were evacuated, skipper and owner remained on …

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