Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bigger, better, tougher

In the offshore and (heavy) lifting industry boundaries are pushed constantly. We aim for deeper water, larger vessels, heavier lifts, explore the arctic and consequently need to adapt methods and equipment to withstand the brute forces of the environment. It … Continue reading

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Cars vs Dutch politics

Typically I blog about topics that in someway relate to the offshore/marine industry, but as I have other hobbies as well, I decided to blog about something else for a change. I wouldn’t go that far as to say that … Continue reading

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Dutch (Engineering) Pride

Today I read that a Dutch engineering company, Van den Noort Innovations, was awarded the Innovation Award 2012 of the Wall Street Journal. The company was awarded for their innovative Twin Wing Tsunami Barrier, a clever device that use both … Continue reading

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