Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services has contracted Praxis Automation Technology to deliver a complete solution of its Dynamic Positioning System onboard their fleet of Offshore Supply Vessels operating out of Saudi Arabia. The contract includes the retrofit of 14 ships with a Praxis Automation Class 2 Dynamic Positioning (DP) system, including the integration to the ship’s power distribution system and control systems.
Praxis Automation Technology has been awarded the contract to supply a complete vessel automation system for the latest Lynx class pilot tender of the Dutch Maritime Pilot’s Association (Loodswezen). The tender is currently under construction at Next Generation Shipyards in Lauwersoog, The Netherlands. The tender scheduled for delivery in March 2020 is the first in a series of three vessels.
Praxis Automation Technology demonstrator “Mega-Guard Electric”, which is under construction at Naval Yachts Antalya, rolled out the factory on March 21st, 2019. The 18-meter explorer yacht with a range of 4000 NM is intended as technology demonstrator for Praxis Automation’s new Hybrid GreenPropulsion concept.
Praxis Automation Technology has recently received an order from Nobiskrug shipyard to supply Vessel Management Systems (VMS) for further superyachts ranging from 60-80 meters length. The contract for the Vessel Management System includes design and equipment delivery of all engine room monitoring and control systems onboard the three Yachts. The VMS system is based on the Praxis Mega Guard E-series product line.
Praxis Automation Technology has at the end of last year received an order from Rever Offshore to install a complete new Vessel Management System as part of a midlife upgrade package for the engine room and diesel engine controller automation and control systems.
The contract for the Vessel Management System includes design and equipment delivery of all engine room monitoring and control systems onboard the vessel.
WEG and PRAXIS sign MoU to support Damen Saab BID for the Brazilian Navy
On December 13th, Brazilian company WEG Electric Equipment and Dutch company Praxis Automation Technology, both leading companies within their respective fields, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the bid of Damen Shipyards Group and Saab for the construction of four corvettes for the Brazilian Navy. For the Tamandaré class corvettes bid, Praxis and WEG will be partners for the supply of the complete Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS).
Jurjen Jobse wins prize for research into fatigue in shipping
Jurjen Jobse, employee of Praxis Automation Technology B.V., studied Maritime Officer at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. During one of his traineeships at Maersk he studied the fatigue phenomenon, a form of fatigue caused by excessive exertion. The resulting concentration problems are dangerous for safety and navigation on board ships.
New Managing Director for Praxis Automation Technology B.V.
Mr. Terry van Velzen will be appointed as the Managing Director at Praxis Automation Technology BV in Leiderdorp, The Netherlands, effective from 1 November 2018.
After completing his study as an aeronautical engineer, he fulfilled various management and executive positions with technology companies in the aircraft- and shipbuilding industry, such as Fokker Aircraft, Imtech Marine and most recently by BMA Technology, he will continue his career at Praxis Automation Technology BV.
Terry van Velzen will succeed co-founder Mr. Sjors van Ruiten in this position who will remain involved in the company as Chairman with strong focus on innovation and product development.
Praxis Automation Technology will, under Terry van Velzen’s responsibility, further expand and develop as a Global Product supplier for the shipbuilding industry with a focus on customer relations and business development.