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  • 4 October 2012
    Research & Development

    As innovative new production technologies lower carbon fiber cost, the global market for carbon fiber reinforced plastics, or CFRPs, will more than double to $36 billion in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13% from $14.6 billion in 2012, according to a Lux Research report. Polyolefin-precursor carbon fiber, combined with alternative thermal […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Research & Development

    As innovative new production technologies lower carbon fiber cost, the global market for carbon fiber reinforced plastics, or CFRPs, will more than double to $36 billion in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13% from $14.6 billion in 2012, according to a Lux Research report. Polyolefin-precursor carbon fiber, combined with alternative thermal […]

  • 16 September 2007

    First used in one-off yacht and powerboat designs, where cost is no obstacle in the search for a performance edge in local regattas or around-the-world races, carbon fiber has since carved a niche in categories that were once the exclusive reserve of glass-reinforced composites, metals or wood. In applications as diverse as production powerboats and […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Technology

    OceanGate has selected Toray Composite Materials America as the preferred provider of aerospace grade prepreg carbon fiber material for use in the manufacturing of a new carbon fiber pressure vessels for use in deep-sea manned submersibles. Toray Industries is the world’s largest supplier of carbon fiber and the leader in providing fibers for numerous aircraft, […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OceanGate has said it plans to build two new submersibles using its innovative carbon fiber and titanium design. The Everett-based company has begun the construction planning for the next two Cyclops-class subs (Cyclops 3 and Cyclops 4), which are planned to be rated for up to 6,000 meters. The company said it is in discussions […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OceanGate said it has started the construction of the Cyclops 2, a manned submersible with a depth range of 4,000 meters (13,125 feet). The company has ordered two titanium hemispheres and two matching titanium to carbon fiber interface rings from Titanium Fabrication Corp. (TiFab), and a 56” diameter, 100” long carbon fiber main cylinder from Spencer […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Equipment

    OceanGate has selected Toray Composite Materials America as the preferred provider of aerospace grade prepreg carbon fiber material for use in the manufacturing of a new carbon fiber pressure vessels for use in deep-sea manned submersibles. Toray Industries is the world’s largest supplier of carbon fiber and the leader in providing fibers for numerous aircraft, […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The Perini Navi Group, world leader in the design and construction of large sailing and motor yachts, has launched the 31,65m sloop Xnoi. This sailing yacht has a hull, superstructure, mast and boom in carbon fibre. The launching ceremony was held on Saturday May 26th at the Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia. The construction of this […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Zyvex Technologies, the world’s first molecular nanotechnology company, today announced the global launch of the LRV-17. The advanced Long Range Vessel is designed for fuel efficiency and rough sea stabilization with a sprint speed over 40 knots and a range of over 1,500 nautical miles, more than three times the range of comparatively sized vessels. […]

  • 17 October 2012

    In cooperation between KaiserWerft, Franck Muller Yacht Design & Engineering and Voith a new 45m project has been initiated. New Super Light Carbon Fiber 45mt of Kaiserwerft will use the revolutionary Voith Inline Propulsor System for a better efficiency and more economical cruise. Exterior design and shape of the new model will be designed together […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Equipment

    Classification society ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to the conceptual design of carbon fiber LNG fuel tanks, inspired by techniques common in the space industry.

  • 8 May 2007

    Perini Navi has launched their 40th vessel. Tamsen is a 52 meter ketch with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure. The sailing yacht has 1,127 square meters of sail which are manoeuvred by 13 Perini Navi reel captive winches. There are two aluminium masts with Perini Navi carbon fiber “in-boom” furling booms. There are […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ferry builder Brødrene Aa, Hyen, has received an order for three high-speed carbon fiber catamaran ferries intended for the Chinese market.  As informed, the company signed a contract with Zhongshan Hong Kong Passenger Shipping Co-op Co., Ltd. The construction of the vessels is expected to begin at the shipyard in Hyen in November 2017. To be completed […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    OceanGate and NASA have entered into an agreement to collaborate in the development, manufacturing and testing of a new carbon fiber pressure vessel. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will serve as the facility where the development and manufacturing of a new aerospace-grade hull is completed. This design effort is said to be […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto has completed the procurement of what is presumably the most distinctive part of its Deep Green tidal energy system – the wing.

  • 29 May 2008

    Ancona, Italy – The mast and the boom of the Wally 148 Saudade have been successfully installed and the trials of the mega yacht are scheduled to start the first week of June. The 59.5-meter (196-foot) mast by Hall Spars is built with high modulus MS40 unidirectional pre-preg carbon fiber, it carries four sets of […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Environment, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT have partnered with industry experts to develop thermoplastic foams and composites that make the offshore wind turbine blades lighter and recyclable. The new materials are expected to help operators expedite and simplify the transportation, installation, disassembly and disposal of the ever-increasing offshore wind rotor blades, according to Fraunhofer. Since […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OceanGate CEO, Stockton Rush, has successfully piloted the world’s only privately-owned deep diving 5-person submersible, Titan, on a solo 4,000 meter dive. Rush joins James Cameron as only the second person in history to complete a solo dive to this depth. “This deep dive is a major milestone for OceanGate. Not only does it mean […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Environment, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT have partnered with industry experts to develop thermoplastic foams and composites that make the offshore wind turbine blades lighter and recyclable. The new materials are expected to help operators expedite and simplify the transportation, installation, disassembly and disposal of the ever-increasing offshore wind rotor blades, according to Fraunhofer. Since […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OceanGate said it has carried out a successful unmanned depth test of the manned submersible, Titan, to validate the hull to a depth of 4,000 meters. Titan is the world’s first privately owned five-person submersible to reach this depth and opens over 50% of the ocean to manned exploration. Designed and engineered by OceanGate, Titan […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The project continues to progress on Stanley Paris’ 63′ offshore cruiser. Here are a few pics of the hull being pulled from the mold. The hull has been moved to Building 11 for the rest of the spring as Lyman-Morse continues to work on it. These photos show that while the yacht is still very […]

  • 20 May 2016

    Danish Tuco Marine Group has received a new order for their 11-metre wind farm service boat from an undisclosed European client.   The boat is part of Tuco Marine’s ProZero series and is designed to serve as a daughter craft to SOVs at far shore wind farms. The vessel will be used for service operations and crew […]