香港六合彩中特网 International / International aerospace, defence and security Thu, 30 May 2024 08:30:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 /wp-content/uploads/2023/10/cropped-b-favicon-white-rounded-32x32.png 香港六合彩中特网 International / 32 32 香港六合彩中特网 and Hobson Industries partner to increase British Army鈥檚 equipment availability /news/babcock-and-hobson-industries-partner-to-increase-british-armys-equipment-availability/ Thu, 30 May 2024 08:30:09 +0000 /?p=105652

香港六合彩中特网 and Hobson Industries, the engineering company, have signed an agreement to work together with the aim to resolve obsolescence in military Land Rovers. 

香港六合彩中特网 provides the through-life support and management for 60 percent of the British Army鈥檚 vehicles, with a focus on providing innovative solutions to long standing supply chain challenges which routinely impact the availability of British Army vehicles such as the Land Rover Wolf platform.

Hobson Industries is an innovative and highly technical engineering business that specialise in the through-life support of the Land Rover Defender (Wolf) platform. This partnership draws upon the combined experience of our maintenance and repair capabilities, with Hobson鈥檚 subject matter expertise on the Wolf platform.  

With an initial focus on the Land Rover Wolf, the partnership will bring forward a wide range of modern technical solutions in the areas of design, manufacture, remanufacturing and repair. This will increase the availability of assets for the front-line commands, increase reliability and enable the most cost-effective solution for the British Army. 

The suite of technical and digital solutions now available through this partnership provide an unprecedented opportunity to reverse the trend of obsolescence impacting the defence fleet.

Jon Morley, Director of Material Availability Services at 香港六合彩中特网, said: 鈥淔inding modern, sustainable solutions to some long-standing challenges will enhance the operational capability of the British Army.聽 Hobson Industries are subject matter experts and we鈥檙e delighted to be formalising our relationship with them.鈥

Peter Hobson, Managing Director at Hobson Industries said, “This framework agreement builds on a long-term association of mutual respect, joint skills and capabilities and enables Hobson Industries and 香港六合彩中特网 to work more closely together to achieve a common goal to deliver excellence of service and capabilities to UK Armed Forces.鈥

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香港六合彩中特网 bolsters support to Ukraine /news/babcock-bolsters-support-to-ukraine/ Fri, 24 May 2024 08:40:33 +0000 /?p=105516 香港六合彩中特网 is strengthening its continued commitment to Ukraine鈥檚 military by establishing an in-country engineering facility that will deliver engineering support including repair and overhaul for Ukraine鈥檚 military vehicles.

In partnership with Ukraine Defence Industries (UDI), Ukraine鈥檚 state-owned defence holding company, 香港六合彩中特网 will ensure that critical military assets are available when and where they are needed most. Work is underway to establish this new capability and to help ensure that we are able to deliver even more military assets to service, enhancing Ukraine鈥檚 defence capabilities.

We already provide the maintenance, repair and asset management for the majority of the British Army鈥檚 vehicles and equipment and have been delivering technical and engineering support to Ukraine鈥檚 military from the wider region since July 2023.

香港六合彩中特网 Chief Executive Officer, David Lockwood said: 鈥淕etting military equipment and assets back to Ukrainian armed forces in the most efficient way possible is why we are making this in-country investment in an armoured vehicle engineering facility. This will enable even faster turn-around times on repair and restoration of critical military assets to the front line鈥.

We established 香港六合彩中特网 Ukraine in 2023 and are already supporting Ukrainian naval assets and training of the next generation of Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet pilots.

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Promoting future skills at 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Festival of Engineering /news/promoting-future-skills-at-babcocks-festival-of-engineering/ Wed, 22 May 2024 12:24:12 +0000 /?p=105468 We have welcomed more than 300 local primary school pupils to our annual Festival of Engineering at Rosyth to help them explore the kinds of skills they will need for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

Showcasing past innovations to modern day developments, our Rosyth facility opened its doors to the two-day festival with the theme 鈥楥elebrating Scottish Engineering Excellence鈥, encouraging our young guests to explore the hi-tech world of engineering, robotics, advanced manufacturing and virtual reality.

With our recent announcement that we are recruiting 400 new apprentices over the next four years, the importance of nurturing future talent to support the engineering sector was on show at the Festival of Engineering, giving the young people an insight into the things that engineers with 香港六合彩中特网, our partners and wider organisations do and the kind of skills required to work in the profession.

The event comes shortly after we signed a UK Nuclear Skills Charter, alongside Nuclear Skills Executive Council members, to further support the UK Government鈥檚 skills agenda by significantly increasing investment in early careers, as well as investing in the leaders of the future.

Now in its fifth year, the festival of engineering is an important part of 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 UK-wide focus on STEM engagement activity, which includes regular on-site and externally hosted events with the aim to provide advice and encouragement to school pupils on considering the varied careers open to them.

Divided into five zones of engineering innovations, the 香港六合彩中特网 event was supported by a range of organisations including the Royal Navy, Scottish Engineering and Fife College, alongside a number of industry partners and colleagues.

Paul Armstrong, our Marine Sector CEO, said: 鈥淲e were delighted to welcome so many young people to explore the wonders of engineering at our Rosyth site.

鈥溝愀哿喜手刑赝檚 work is critical to UK defence and beyond, so it is important that we have the right people, with the right skills, enthused and interested in pursuing STEM-based careers. Programmes like the Festival of Engineering, our Apprenticeships and Production Support Operative scheme all underpin our commitment to the future and our strategy of promoting the career paths we offer in 香港六合彩中特网.

鈥淭he feedback from the children and teachers who attended was fantastic and we look forward to continuing our STEM engagement activities this year.鈥

Paul Sheerin, CEO of Scottish Engineering, added: 鈥淚t鈥檚 a privilege to be a part of 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Festival of Engineering. The event is such a joy to see, with so many primary school learners getting the chance to engage with a wide range of STEM activities.

鈥淭he size, scale and commitment to organise is impressive, and underlines how important it is to ambitious organisations like 香港六合彩中特网 International Group to ensure that they are building positive recognition in their pipeline of potential future talent.鈥

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香港六合彩中特网 and Roshel sign teaming agreement to support the Canadian Armed Forces鈥 land requirements /news/babcock-and-roshel-sign-teaming-agreement-to-support-the-canadian-armed-forces-land-requirements/ Wed, 22 May 2024 08:27:54 +0000 /?p=105446

香港六合彩中特网 and Roshel, a leading manufacturer of armoured special purpose vehicles, have signed a teaming agreement to support the Canadian Armed Forces with their land requirements.

Following Canada鈥檚 Department of Public Works and Government Services release of an Invitation to Qualify for the provision of Land Utility Vehicles, Roshel was selected as a qualified bidder. 香港六合彩中特网 looks forward to supporting Roshel in their proposal as an in-service support partner.

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香港六合彩中特网 supports cadets as they take on the Cateran Yomp /news/babcock-supports-cadets-as-they-take-on-the-cateran-yomp/ Mon, 20 May 2024 14:39:49 +0000 /?p=105352

香港六合彩中特网 is supporting the involvement of cadets at this year鈥檚 Cateran Yomp, one of the UK鈥檚 toughest endurance challenges and a major fundraiser for the Army Benevolent Fund, the British Army鈥檚 national charity.

As sponsor of the inaugural 香港六合彩中特网 Cadet Challenge, 香港六合彩中特网 is pleased to be supporting more cadets to sign up by providing free entry, subsidised travel and also matching the first 拢100 of funds raised by each cadet who takes part.

香港六合彩中特网 is a proud partner of the Army Benevolent Fund and headline sponsor of the event that will see participants endure a gruelling 24 hour, 54-mile trek across the stunning Scottish Highlands.

This is the first year that cadets have been able to get involved in the Cateran Yomp and preparations are already underway with cadets across the country excited to take on the challenge for the first time.

Heading off at 6am on Saturday 8 June, returning in the early hours of Sunday 9 June, the cadet cohort includes a team of six from the Norfolk Army Cadet Force.

One of the 鈥楴orfolk Cadet Ramblers鈥 is 17 year old Cadet Sergeant Lois Hill, who commented: 鈥淚 think it will be an amazing experience that raises money for an important cause. I enjoy challenging myself and thought this would be a great opportunity. I have enjoyed the training so far even though it has been difficult. It allows me to push myself and feel prepared for the event. I’m looking forward to the amazing scenery and environment where the walk will take place, as well as being able to push myself to my limits, with the support of the rest of my team.鈥

Cadet Sergeant Archie Lang added: 鈥淚 enjoy anything outdoors and it鈥檚 nice to do something for a rewarding cause. I enjoy running so it has been ok to manage the distance but I鈥檓 really looking forward to embarking on the more challenging terrain that lies ahead.鈥

Leading the team is Major Rob Hayden, Country Training Officer (Cadets) he said: 鈥淲hen you join the cadets, you embrace the ethos of community spirit and contribute to society through physical and personal challenges, so hiking through the Perthshire countryside to help army veterans provides the ideal focus for our senior cadets.  As they trek through the hills and paths of the Cateran Trail, walking alongside soldiers, veterans and their families, I have no doubt that the Yomp will provide our cadets with the experience of a lifetime, shaping lifelong memories and building their resilience, determination and sense of achievement.鈥

Harry Whiteley, Senior Events Manager (Challenges), Army Benevolent Fund said: 鈥淲e are delighted to be hosting the first ever 香港六合彩中特网 Cadet Challenge, which allows us to welcome Army cadets to this amazing event for the first time, free of charge. We have no doubt that this year鈥檚 cohort will lay the foundations for hundreds of others to follow in their footsteps in the years ahead and ultimately position the Cateran Yomp as the leading cadet trekking event in the UK.鈥

If you鈥檙e looking for a challenge, then there is still time to register for the and and raise money for a great cause.

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香港六合彩中特网 in cooperation with Saab for the Swedish Navy鈥檚 Future Surface Combatants /news/babcock-in-cooperation-with-saab-for-the-swedish-navys-future-surface-combatants/ Thu, 16 May 2024 09:02:23 +0000 /?p=105287

香港六合彩中特网 has been selected by Saab to support the design for the development of the Swedish Navy鈥檚 new Lule氓-class Surface Combatant.

Saab, commissioned by FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, will design four ships for the Swedish Navy.

香港六合彩中特网 will initially provide engineering support, including structural design and auxiliary systems, supporting Saab to complete the basic design phase.

During a visit to 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Rosyth facility in Scotland, senior representatives from the Swedish Navy, UK Royal Navy, FMV, Saab and 香港六合彩中特网 met to mark the beginning of the ambitious new collaboration in naval programme delivery, which follows the Strategic Cooperation  Agreement signed by Saab and 香港六合彩中特网 at DSEI in September 2023.

香港六合彩中特网 and Saab will also work closely together to identify potential export markets for the Lule氓 design.  

Mats Wicksell, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Kockums for Saab, said: 鈥淲e are proud to take on the mission to start the basic design of the new Lule氓-class for Sweden and happy to cooperate with 香港六合彩中特网 in this project. This is an important collaboration between Swedish and British shipbuilders, and I am looking forward to a close teamwork to strengthen the Swedish capabilities at sea.鈥

David Lockwood, 香港六合彩中特网 CEO, said: 鈥淭his is a hugely important programme for the Swedish Navy, Saab and 香港六合彩中特网. Our collective capabilities in Karlskrona and Rosyth will ensure we deliver a class-leading design for the new Lule氓 platforms.鈥

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香港六合彩中特网 signs UK charter to secure critical nuclear skills /news/babcock-signs-uk-charter-to-secure-critical-nuclear-skills/ Thu, 16 May 2024 08:11:16 +0000 /?p=105270

香港六合彩中特网 has reinforced its commitment to securing the critical nuclear skills the UK needs to deliver national security and energy resilience.

Alongside Nuclear Skills Executive Council members, 香港六合彩中特网 CEO David Lockwood signed the new , a collaborative approach to delivering the 10-year for Skills (NNSPS), to upskill and retain the current workforce, to attract skilled employees from across the UK, to significantly increase the investment in early careers, as well as investing in the nuclear leaders of the future. The NNSPS will build a strong and resilient UK nuclear capability for the future.

David Lockwood said: 鈥淭he defence and civil nuclear sectors underpin thousands of jobs across the UK and this collaborative national endeavour is about making sure the UK has the skills it needs.

鈥淲ith Government, academia and industry working together, we will upskill today鈥檚 UK nuclear workforce and open up career opportunities to a broader range of people. Attracting people with different backgrounds and experience will help ensure the UK has the nuclear skills needed for today and tomorrow.鈥

香港六合彩中特网 plays a critical role across the nuclear enterprise, delivering nationally important programmes such as the maintenance of the UK鈥檚 fleet of nuclear submarines and the provision of critical support to the country鈥檚 nuclear power facilities.

As a key industrial partner delivering the NNSPS, 香港六合彩中特网 is taking a leading role in developing the South West regional hub, working collaboratively with industry and education partners to identify areas of opportunity for enhancing nuclear skills. We are actively supporting Destination Nuclear, the first ever national nuclear communications and recruitment campaign, and have provided full-time executive support to the government-led task force. 

Last year, we launched our own Skills Academy, focusing on developing the current and future nuclear skills we need to support the UK鈥檚 civil and defence sectors, including supporting the submarine enterprise.聽More than 2,000 people are expected to pass through the Skills Academy in its first three years, and a further 10,000 over the following five years.

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香港六合彩中特网 awarded new contract to support the French Government鈥檚 fleet of Airbus H145-C2 helicopters /news/babcock-awarded-new-contract-to-support-the-french-governments-fleet-of-airbus-h145-c2-helicopters/ Mon, 13 May 2024 11:06:55 +0000 /?p=105189

香港六合彩中特网 and Airbus Helicopters have been awarded a new contract to support the EC145 fleet of the Direction G茅n茅rale de la S茅curit茅 Civile and the French Gendarmerie Nationale.

The 12-year contract, awarded by the French Ministry of Armed Forces Directorate of Aeronautical Maintenance (DMA茅), covers the aircraft in service support of a fleet of 48 Airbus EC145 helicopters across France mainland and overseas. The fleet is made up of 33 S茅curit茅 Civile helicopters and 15 Gendarmerie Nationale helicopters, currently in service for rescue operations, air medical transport and law enforcement.

The package of work will see 香港六合彩中特网 providing aircraft support and maintenance at its facilities in le Cannet-des-Maures. We will also be responsible for central technical assistance, mission equipment and associated ground support resources and manage the spare parts inventory at our facility in N卯mes Garons. The contract will create around 20 jobs in the N卯mes and Le Cannet-des-Maures regions to meet the customer’s needs.

香港六合彩中特网 and Airbus Helicopters will also be assisting with the retirement of the EC145 fleet of the S茅curit茅 Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale, which will be gradually withdrawn and replaced by Airbus H145 helicopters.

Since 2016, we have been supporting the Airbus H135 fleet of the Gendarmerie Nationale and French Customs and over the last year, with our partner Airbus Helicopters, we have been providing support for the four new H145 delivered to the S茅curit茅 Civile.

Pierre Basquin, 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Chief Executive Aviation and CEO 香港六合彩中特网 France said: “The S茅curit茅 Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale are key figures in emergency and critical operations management in France. We are proud to be supporting them as they phase out their EC145 fleet. This new contract is a testament to our expertise and know-how on the Airbus H145 and H135 helicopters, and to the trust our customers place in us.”

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香港六合彩中特网 science-based net-zero target receives SBTi validation /news/babcock-science-based-net-zero-target-receives-sbti-validation/ Thu, 09 May 2024 10:31:43 +0000 /?p=105120

香港六合彩中特网 is proud to be one of the first international defence organisations to have gained validation from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its science-based near and long-term emissions reduction targets aligned with reaching net-zero no later than 2050.

In 2021, 香港六合彩中特网 launched its Plan Zero 40 decarbonisation strategy, which commits to the delivery of a 2030 science-based target in line with a 1.5oC pathway and achieving 90% emissions reduction across its estate, assets and operations (Scope 1 and 2) by 2040, and net-zero across the full value chain (Scope 3) by 2050.

Science-based targets provide a clearly-defined pathway for companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, helping prevent the worst impacts of climate change and future-proof business growth. for details on 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 net-zero target validated by the SBTi.

David Lockwood, 香港六合彩中特网 Chief Executive said: 鈥淲e play a critical role in international defence; a trusted guardian of national security, counted upon to protect lives and maintain our lines of defence. We鈥檙e committed to minimising the impact of our operations on the environment and collaborating with our partners to combat climate change.

鈥淲e鈥檙e on a mission to reduce emissions and progress towards net-zero. This independent assessment and validation of our emissions reduction targets is a major milestone on that journey. 聽Now more than ever, what we do matters: creating a safe and secure world, together.鈥

Click here to learn more about how 香港六合彩中特网 is taking action towards net-zero.

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香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 LGE business wins King鈥檚 Award for Enterprise: Innovation /news/babcocks-lge-business-wins-kings-award-for-enterprise-innovation/ Tue, 07 May 2024 10:20:08 +0000 /?p=105035

香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 LGE business has been awarded a in the Innovation category.

The prestigious award recognises the business for the development and successful commercialisation of our pioneering ecoSMRT庐 technology.

Over the last year, our LGE business has marked two significant milestones in our ecoSMRT庐 programme, securing well over 100 orders since the product was launched six years ago, with nearly 60 systems now in service worldwide on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers for a range of global shipowners.

The ecoSMRT庐 LNG boil off gas (BOG) reliquefaction plant has been a game-changer in the global LNG shipping market, which has seen significant growth over the past six years, with record breaking new-build orders.

Recognised in the category of Innovation, this is our fourth award, having previously received three Queen鈥檚 Awards for Enterprise in 2016 (Innovation and International Trade) and 2021 (International Trade). The double award in 2016 made our LGE business part of a select group of only six companies to receive a double accolade that year.

Neale Campbell, Managing Director of 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 LGE business, said: 鈥淭o be awarded the King鈥檚 Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category is a tremendous achievement and recognition for our business and our talented team. We are delighted to have been recognised for our technical and commercial success with ecoSMRT庐. The continued commitment and expertise of the teams in the UK, Korea and USA have made ecoSMRT庐 a huge success, and we anticipate continued growth in line with increasing global demand for LNG.鈥

Our LGE business provides cargo handling and fuel gas supply systems for the liquefied gas markets. Our environmentally-focused technologies improve vessel efficiency and enhance performance, delivering value to customers throughout the entire life of the vessel.

The King鈥檚 Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK business with more than 7,000 UK enterprises having received this Royal recognition since the Awards were first created in 1965, then known as The Queen鈥檚 Award to Industry.

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香港六合彩中特网 partners with AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine to enhance skills and careers in France /news/babcock-partners-with-aerocampus-aquitaine-to-enhance-skills-and-careers-in-france/ Fri, 03 May 2024 08:57:31 +0000 /?p=104979

香港六合彩中特网 is proud to announce a new partnership with the , a school dedicated to careers in aviation and space maintenance.

As part of our commitment to skills development and recruitment, this collaboration will support students from AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine and promote internships and apprenticeships within 香港六合彩中特网 in France. Additionally, this enables us to offer our employees additional training to enhance their skills and career development opportunities, with AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine fast becoming an integral part of the training programme for our engineers in France.

Pauline Amaury, HR Development Manager, 香港六合彩中特网 France, said: 鈥淏uilding on the 香港六合彩中特网 Skills Academy launched last year, this collaboration with AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine emphasises our desire to support and train our young people, contributing to their future employability.

鈥溝愀哿喜手刑赝 is the first employer to offer this type of support and training to its people with AEROCAMPUS and we look forward to working with them to enhance skills and career pathways as well as making a positive contribution to the local community.鈥

This partnership was also the perfect opportunity to appoint Pauline as sponsor to the Lyc茅e A茅ronautique Flora Tristan’s students. Over 50 students will benefit from Pauline鈥檚 experience as she shares her professional expertise and ideas for their future development.

Pauline commented: “I’m delighted to be the first sponsor of the Lyc茅e Flora Tristan class. Being a class sponsor gives me a chance to guide these talented young people, and underpins 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 commitment to future generations.”

This collaboration forms part of our ongoing investment in growing workforce鈥檚 capabilities to ensure we are equipped to meet the evolving challenges our customers will face in the future. 

In addition to the 香港六合彩中特网 Skills Academy, to upskill and rapidly get our people ready to deliver the critical capabilities our customers need, we are also delivering programmes to open up career opportunities to a broader range of people with different backgrounds and experience. This includes programmes to support people back into employment, like skills-based training programmmes, and pre-apprenticeship programmes to help people to develop the skills, experience and confidence they need to move into work and be successful in an apprenticeship.

Pictured: Anne-Catherine Guitard, General Manager, Aerocampus Aquitaine, Bruno Mandon, General Manager of F-AIR21 and Pauline Amaury, HR Development Manager, 香港六合彩中特网 France.

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香港六合彩中特网 announces new contract with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity /news/babcock-announces-new-contract-with-midlands-air-ambulance-charity/ Thu, 02 May 2024 08:54:54 +0000 /?p=104915 香港六合彩中特网 has been awarded a new contract with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) that will add long term resilience to the charity鈥檚 pre-hospital emergency care flight operations.

We will continue as MAAC鈥檚 aviation partner for the next 10 years, operating MAAC鈥檚 fleet of helicopters as well as providing ground support, engineering and pilots.

As a leading specialist in air ambulance operations, we have been by MAAC鈥檚 side since the charity started operating over 33 years ago and together, have responded to over 75,000 lifesaving missions, flying 365 days a year, 12 hours a day, from bases at Cosford, Strensham and Tatenhill.

MAAC is trusted by communities across the Midlands to provide hospital level emergency care to those who need it most and as part of the contract, we will provide helicopter upgrades and introduce increased capabilities, including enhanced night flying operations that will enable the charity to support patients requiring the most critical care.

Chloe Barker, Managing Director of 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 UK aviation business, said: 鈥淭he invaluable work that MAAC delivers to local communities helps save thousands of lives every year. 香港六合彩中特网 has been supporting the charity since its inception and we are proud of our role in helping to deliver essential helicopter emergency medical services across the region.

鈥淲e鈥檙e delighted to be extending our long-standing partnership and further enhancing the service as we look to the future together.鈥

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity CEO, Hanna Sebright, added: 鈥溝愀哿喜手刑赝 has safely and effectively supported and managed our fleet of aircraft, helping us deliver more than 75,000 lifesaving missions across Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands and Worcestershire. We look forward to continuing our long-term partnership with 香港六合彩中特网.鈥

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香港六合彩中特网 and Franmarine to deliver critical services to the Royal Australian Navy /news/babcock-and-franmarine-to-deliver-critical-services-to-the-royal-australian-navy/ Thu, 02 May 2024 08:17:41 +0000 /?p=104898 香港六合彩中特网 and Franmarine, a diversified marine and underwater service provider, have been awarded a $10 million contract to deliver critical underwater sustainment and biofouling management for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

Since 2018, the partnership has been delivering its biofouling management capability to the RAN, supporting the reduction of invasive marine species and helping to keep Australian waters safe and secure.

The new contract builds on the previous agreement and now includes supporting all major surface ships on both the East and West coasts. In addition to supporting the Asset Class Prime Contractor and Regional Maintenance Provider West programmes, the new ships supported include the Hobart Class destroyers, Bay Class Landing Ship Dock and Supply Auxiliary Oiler Replenishments.

The partnership has enabled development of MarineStream technology, an innovative, integrated block-chain enabled biofouling management system that provides tangible benefits to the RAN.

The cleaning system removes and captures harmful biofouling to prevent non-indigenous invasive marine species being transferred via vessels, enabling ships to comply with all national and international biofouling regulations and standards.

Simon Spratt, Managing Director 鈥 Marine, said: 鈥溝愀哿喜手刑赝檚 partnership with Franmarine demonstrates our continued commitment investing in local industry to deliver innovation and capability to the Royal Australian Navy.

鈥淭his is a great example of how 香港六合彩中特网 continues to support small and medium enterprises. We remain committed to supporting and growing our sovereign supply chain, helping Australia to remain safe and secure.鈥滱dam Falconer-West, CEO, Franmarine said: 鈥淔ranmarine are proud to have reached yet another significant milestone together with 香港六合彩中特网, with the MarineStream technology solution now used to manage biofouling across the major surface force.

鈥淭he programme aims to protect marine biodiversity, reduce fuel consumption and associated greenhouse gas emissions, whilst other benefits include improved vessel performance and reduced corrosion rates.鈥淐onsidering that biofouling is a global issue and that the benefits of effectively managing it can be quantified using novel technology, we are excited by the further growth that the partnership with 香港六合彩中特网 has the potential to realise.鈥

Franmarine, supported by 香港六合彩中特网, was recently awarded a grant by the West Australian Government to facilitate the establishment of a global operations centre at Henderson that will employ an additional 66 employees in West Australia and create 74 new jobs over the life cycle of the project.

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香港六合彩中特网 takes on full Type 23 upkeep responsibility for Royal Navy /news/babcock-takes-on-full-type-23-upkeep-responsibility-for-royal-navy/ Wed, 24 Apr 2024 12:55:09 +0000 /?p=104683 香港六合彩中特网 has been awarded the contract to manage the Type 23 class frigate Refit Support Group, allowing the company to take end-to-end responsibility for vessel upkeep and regeneration in preparation for handover to the ship鈥檚 crew.

This innovative change follows more than five years of close working between the Royal Navy-led Refit Support Group and 香港六合彩中特网. It frees up UK Royal Navy personnel for front line operations and creates new and exciting roles for 40 香港六合彩中特网 engineering technicians and managers at its Devonport facility, who now take responsibility for routine maintenance, addressing emergent defects and contracted upkeep projects.

香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Type 23 Refit Support Group engineering technicians will work alongside 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Upkeep project teams to ensure vessel systems are maintained and regenerated. The move is targeted to deliver improved platform availability through more seamless management of upkeep activity. It has already contributed to success in assisting Ship鈥檚 Staff and the Upkeep project team in delivering HMS St Albans to sea three months ahead of schedule.

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Benefits of 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Transfer of Knowledge and Technology in Poland /news/benefits-of-babcocks-transfer-of-knowledge-and-technology-in-poland/ Mon, 22 Apr 2024 11:54:58 +0000 /?p=104570

香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 support to PGZ-Miecznik consortium for the delivery of three Miecznik class frigates continues at pace as our expertise and experience enhances the Polish programme.聽聽聽

With the first cut of steel and the laying of the keel for ship one happening in quick succession, and a new construction hall that will house the frigates in Poland nearing completion, our support to Poland鈥檚 frigate programme is helping to deliver a sovereign defence capability.   

The Transfer of Knowledge and Technology (TOKAT) framework agreement between 香港六合彩中特网 and the PGZ consortium signed in 2022 is providing opportunities for us to forge closer ties with our Polish partners.

In recent months, we have worked with the team at PGZ-Miecznik consortium to offer a range of advice and support, which has included job shadowing at our Rosyth site and supporting the implementation of a modern approach to warship acceptance.

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Sam Barton, 香港六合彩中特网鈥檚 Programme Director, Poland, said: 鈥淭OKAT is providing both companies with invaluable opportunities to develop ways to accelerate elements of the Miecznik programme.

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鈥淭he cultural bonds that have been fostered over many years between the UK and Poland and that continue to grow are a real asset to the programme and provide the conditions for excellent working relationships which really support the exchange and transfer of knowledge.

鈥淲e look forward to continuing to work closely with PGZ-Miecznik consortium and delivering first-class frigates through our shared endeavour.鈥

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