Aerospace & Marine

Rajant and Velodyne Lidar support portwide autonomy for DGWorld’s ITVs at DP World’s largest port

Rajant Corporation and Velodyne Lidar together are playing a vital role behind the agreement between DP World, UAE Region and the autonomous vehicle, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) specialist DGWorld. The contract will equip DP World’s Jebel Ali Port, the world’s ninth…

🕘 19/06/2020

Kaman delivers 80,000th rear fuselage packer to BAE Systems for F-35

World-leading aerospace innovators, Kaman UK, has delivered its 80,000th rear fuselage packer to BAE Systems for its F-35 manufacturing programme. Kaman UK has been supplying these parts since 2003. The rear fuselage packers, and 1,000 plenum ducts, have been used in the manufacture of over 500…

🕘 27/05/2020

Ross Kemp, Asap Water Crafts: Post-coronavirus - why I think it’s time for optimism in the marine industry

The marine leisure industry is in crisis mode at the moment. But there is light at the end of the tunnel. I believe current world events will be the catalyst to a sweeping industry change. There’s a lot of negative news currently, so I think for the sake of our sanity it’s worth looking…

🕘 27/03/2020

COVID-19: European business aviation under threat

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) respects the decision by European authorities to temporarily restrict non-essential travel, but calls on the European Commission, the Member States and Switzerland to consider all recovery and relief measures available to ensure business continuity…

🕘 18/03/2020

Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on supply chains on the back of a survey showing exports have slumped to their lowest level in three years. The Q1 Manufacturing Outlook…

🕘 16/03/2020

3 ways automation keeps our world turning

Far from being a futuristic phenomenon, automation is all around us, making the world a better place by ensuring the quality, safety and reliability of the infrastructure we rely on every day – without us even noticing. When we think of automation, we might think of robot vacuum cleaners…

🕘 07/02/2020

Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the…

🕘 06/02/2020

ORE Catapult broadcasts live debate on future role of robots in the UK’s offshore environment

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewables, is sparking debate on the use of cutting-edge robotics and autonomous systems in offshore wind by launching its first Robotics in Offshore Renewables LIVE event.

🕘 29/01/2020

Ex-Rolls Royce finance chief joins fast-growing 2Excel

2Excel Aviation, the innovative aviation services company, has recruited Stuart Stanyard, a former Finance Director from engine-maker Rolls-Royce Plc’s Civil Aerospace business, to its Management Board. The fast-growing business based in Sywell, Northants, was founded in 2005 by two Royal Air…

🕘 14/01/2020

The robot army is moving

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of precision bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains. As…

🕘 20/08/2019