Extremely rugged DC UPS with maintenance-free longlife Supercaps, IP67 protection and ultra-wide input range

For reliable protection against power failure, flicker and voltage fluctuations, Bicker Elektronik, Donauwörth, introduces two new uninterruptible DC power supplies for use in extreme environmental conditions: the UPSI-1208IP-23UW with 12VDC output (8A) and UPSI-2406IP-24UW with 24VDC output (5.42A). The outdoor DC UPS units are dust and waterproof in accordance with protection class IP67. The robust Read more about Extremely rugged DC UPS with maintenance-free longlife Supercaps, IP67 protection and ultra-wide input range[…]

A new rugged class of data processing engines for the digitization of the oil and gas industry

congatec – a leading vendor of standardized and customized embedded computer boards and modules – introduces a new rugged class of embedded edge server technologies designed for the digitization of the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Both sectors are characterized by distributed assets and infrastructures in harsh environments and therefore require ultra-robust embedded Read more about A new rugged class of data processing engines for the digitization of the oil and gas industry[…]

It keeps growing.. the range of DNV-GL-approved RUD products

Users of RUD products value the quality and safety of the brands developed by the Swabian think tank. The fact that RUD stands for absolute reliability in the maritime and offshore sector too is underlined by the DNV•GL seal of approval that RUD has now received for another three product groups in addition to its Read more about It keeps growing.. the range of DNV-GL-approved RUD products[…]

Reducing pollutant emissions at sea

Starting in January 2020, ship exhaust gases will only be permitted to have a sulphur content of 0.5 percent. Consequently, the maritime industry is working on innovative solutions to further reduce the environmental impact of large engines. Modern measurement technology for scrubbers (for cleaning exhaust gases) or solutions for exhaust gas after-treatment are just a Read more about Reducing pollutant emissions at sea[…]

Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja

Baumüller Dravinja d.o.o., the Slovenian subsidiary of the German manufacturer of drive and automation systems, Baumüller, hosted a topping out ceremony for the construction of a new production hall in Slovenske Konjice in May 2019. The Baumüller Group has placed the largest individual investment in this location to expand the Slovenian site, which is located Read more about Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja[…]

One Earth – One Ocean e.V. presents its implementation concept for efficient disposal of plastic waste from the seas

On behalf of One Earth – One Ocean e.V. (OEOO), a team of experts including ship designers, plant engineers, environmental engineers, and project developers has developed over the past ten months an implementation concept for the elimination of coastal marine pollution caused by plastic waste and demonstrated its technical, economic, and legal feasibility. The conception Read more about One Earth – One Ocean e.V. presents its implementation concept for efficient disposal of plastic waste from the seas[…]

E-Power Pipe® nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

E-Power Pipe® is a trenchless method for the economic and environmentally friendly installation of underground cables. The new development from Herrenknecht has been nominated for the bauma Innovation Award 2019 in the "Machine” category. Trenchless technology offers significant advantages over the conventional open-cut method. The innovative procedure closes a technical gap because it allows small Read more about E-Power Pipe® nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019[…]

IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

IUU is getting more and more important these days as this is a serious threat to sustainable fishing and a huge damage of the marine environment. To reduce the IUU problem the VHF based “real-time-tracking” devices vmsTRACK-PRO by the German Weatherdock AG are the most suitable and cost effect solution possible in the market. To Read more about IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing[…]

Ethernet for offshore drilling rigs

Hradil Spezialkabel, the German cable-engineering company presents a hybrid a cable which transmits images and data in real time, supplies power for applications in marine atmospheres and is compliant with ATEX and EX requirements. While standard Ethernet cables have a maximum length of 100 meters, Hradil’s Hybrid Multi-Ethernet cable can reach lengths of up to Read more about Ethernet for offshore drilling rigs[…]

NLMK DanSteel to revamp and expand heavy-plate rolling mill with SMS group

NLMK DanSteel A/S, Denmark, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the large-scale expansion and modernization of its heavy-plate mill in Frederiksvaerk. NLMK DanSteel is implementing these measures to expand its product range further in terms of both grades and sizes. SMS group’s scope of supply for the 4.2-m heavy-plate mill includes a Read more about NLMK DanSteel to revamp and expand heavy-plate rolling mill with SMS group[…]