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  • Arksen & Praxis Pioneer Hybrid Propulsion System For 70-100ft Explorer Yachts

    Published on 22 January 2020

    Arksen has partnered with Praxis Automation Technology to develop the hybrid propulsion systems and vessel management systems for their 20-30m range of explorer yachts. The Netherlands-based technology company develops, manufactures and delivers innovative ship automation, navigation and electric propulsion equipment for all types of vessels and shares many common goals with Arksen, notably the joint desire to design and build a more sustainable and environmental conscious ocean going vessel.

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  • DP Training Experience at Praxis Automation Technology B.V.

    Published on 17 December 2019

    After working at Praxis for just a few short months as assistant automation engineer, I realised I felt the pride that I had never felt when in the army. To begin with I was afraid that my knowledge and skills were not up to standard, or had become rusty. I need not have worried; Praxis gave me so many opportunities to learn. I continually experienced challenges that forced me to counter difficulties in technical and innovative ways. I regained my confidence and found the drive to succeed in my career. 
     

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  • Major Control Systems order for 12 new-build LNG fueled platform supply vessels (PSV)

    Published on 9 December 2019

    Praxis Automation Technology has recently received an order for propulsion control systems and joystick control steering systems for 12 new-build LNG fueled platform supply vessels. The ships are being built for China Oilfield Services Co Ltd (COSL) at the Wuchang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry yard and the Liaonan Shipyard in China. 

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  • Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services has contracted Praxis to retrofit 14 ships with DP Systems Class 2

    Published on 18 June 2019

    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.

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  • Praxis Automation Technology signs contract for Dutch Maritime Pilot’s Association L-class tender

    Published on 29 May 2019

    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. 

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  • Technology Demonstrator “Mega-Guard Electric” rolled out at Naval Yachts

    Published on 2 April 2019

    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.

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  • Vessel Management System supply contract with Nobiskrug shipyard signed

    Published on 2 April 2019

    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.

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  • Refit for Diving Support Vessel Rever Polaris

    Published on 18 February 2019

    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.

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  • WEG and PRAXIS sign MoU to support Damen Saab BID for the Brazilian Navy

    Published on 17 December 2018

    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).

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  • Jurjen Jobse wins prize for research into fatigue in shipping

    Published on 27 November 2018

    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.

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