26 Feb 2024
ProfMOF: MOF Manufacturer
ProfMOF is a manufacturer of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) focusing on the commercialization of MOFs.
2 Jun 2021
Introducing 3D Printing Under Water
The project will allow for in-situ repairs of subsea components like flowlines and conductors, by use of additive manufacturing techniques - significantly extending the lifetime of the assets.
6 Jul 2020
Automated Shipping Coming to Europe's Waters
Moving more goods by water could reduce pressure on roads and cut emissions, yet Europe's shipping industry is held back by labour shortages. Automated shipping - which would work in a similar way to self-driving cars - could help expand capacity but safety and regulatory hurdles remain.
11 Jun 2020
Underwater Drones Search the Ocean Floor
Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for a state-of-the-art remotely operated vehicle launch & recovery system, specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles from unmanned vessels.
27 Aug 2019
Robots assisting in the search for Amelia Earhart
Researchers have developed an autonomous surface vehicle, or robot, that can explore the seafloor in waters that may be too deep for divers.
11 Jun 2019
How We Shall Cope with a Shortage of Lithium-ion Batteries
At some stage in the next ten year, there is likely to be a shortage of lithium-ion batteries. Included in this article are possible reasons and proposed solutions.
15 May 2017
World's first autonomous and zero emissions ship
Autonomous and 100% electric, "YARA Birkeland" will be the world's most advanced container feeder ship.
22 Feb 2012
Why Toyota has pulled ahead in e-mobility
In this article, we share some of the research carried out for the new IDTechEx report, Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next -vehicles & components, hybrid & pure electric, land, water, air, winning strategies, forecasts.
9 Feb 2012
Predicting success in electric vehicles
This article shares some of the research carried out for the latest in the series of 18 IDTechEx reports on electric vehicles and their components.
2 Sep 2011
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles get cleverer
Kongsberg is the world's largest manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. These are almost always pure electric vehicles but some can have fuel cell range extenders, making them hybrids. A leading researcher developing and deploying AUVs including ones that can surface to garner wave and solar power to charge the batteries before diving on their way is Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
20 Apr 2011
Electric Vehicles for Military, Security and Police - Land, Water, Air
This article shares some of the research carried out for the new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles, Military, Security, Police 2011-2021".
21 Mar 2011
Acoustic positioning is integrated into REMUS AUVs
A subsidiary of leading marine solutions company Kongsberg has successfully integrated High Precision Acoustic Positioning (HiPAP) into their REMUS AUVs.
27 Sep 2010
Huge sales opportunities for EVs and their components into East Asia
Those seeking to create multibillion dollar businesses in electric vehicles, their components, intellectual property and services should look at the world's largest market - East Asia. This region of the world purchases about 56% of the global market value of electric vehicles for land, sea and air and it will still be doing that in ten years time. For Western companies to take this huge opportunity seriously they first need to slay six myths.
23 Jul 2010
Germany catching up in electric vehicles
Germany is the strongest trading nation in Europe with the broadest and deepest automotive activity. However, the strategy of the German government and its automotive industry has been deeply flawed.