International Symposiums on Marine Propulsors
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Sponsors of smp'13
Gold Sponsor: ABB
ABB, business unit Marine (www.abb.com/marine) is a leading manufacturer of electric power and propulsion systems for ships. We are a global maritime organization, providing innovative, reliable, safe and environmentally-friendly solutions and qualified services to reduce operational costs and ensure optimum vessel lifecycle for our customers. With direct presence and dedicated Marine Service Centers strategically located throughout the world, ABB provides lifecycle service and support wherever your business takes you. ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 120,000 people.
Gold Sponsor: Marintek
MARINTEK, the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute, performs research, development and research-based advisory services in the maritime sector for companies in the field of marine technology. MARINTEK develop and verify technological solutions for the shipping and marine equipment industries, for offshore petroleum production and renewable energy. MARINTEK use advanced laboratories, numerical tools and simulators in the projects. Laboratories include towing tanks, an ocean basin and a cavitation tunnel. Several research programs have been focused on the propulsion with the emphasis on propulsion in the seaways. MARINTEK’s headquarters are in Trondheim, Norway, with subsidiaries in Houston, USA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Gold Sponsor: NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is Norway’s primary institution for educating the nation's future engineers and scientists. The university also has strong programmes in the social sciences, teacher education, the arts and humanities, medicine, architecture and fine art. NTNU's cross-disciplinary research delivers creative innovations that have far-reaching social and economic impact.
Gold Sponsor: AMC - Australian Maritime College
The Australian Maritime College (AMC), at the University of Tasmania, is Australia’s national institute for maritime and maritime-related education, training and research and one of the seven founding members of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). Located on the banks of the Tamar river in Australia’s picturesque island state of Tasmania, AMC’s internationally acclaimed, multi-million dollar suite of specialist teaching, learning and research facilities are utilised by government bodies and maritime related businesses world-wide.
Utilising cross-campus know-how, AMC works on leading-edge research questions which have recently included improving the propulsive efficiency of high speed catamarans, treatment of diseases affecting fish farmed salmon, ocean wave and tidal energy technologies and the environmental challenges facing the world's oceans.
Gold Sponsor: Cussons Technology