• Kristina Müller

    Kristina Müller is a freelance journalist writing mainly about nautical and medical issues.

    On wobbly dinghies and even on big sailing boats, handicapped crewmembers have limited possibilities. When the boat heels, they are likely to fall if they don’t have something to hold on to. Alain Inzelrac, founder of the French boatyard Coques en Stock, addressed this problem with the Neo495. The Neo495 is a small...

    Nuva Yachts presents a small motorized sailing boat, the Nuva MS6, that addresses beginners as well as seekers of leisure and pleasure at sea. The 6-meter-long sailing yacht, designed by Barcelona Yacht Design (BYD), features a fully retractable keel, which creates a variable draft between 0.45 and 1.25 meters. This...

    Early this year, BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, released the Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, together with industry partners such as CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO. Philip Tinsley, maritime security manager at BIMCO, talked to NauticExpo e-Magazine about the rising...

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    Rocol presents a new environmentally acceptable lubricant (EAL) for wires on vessels: Biogen Wireshield complies with the regulations that require EAL in all oil-to-sea interfaces on vessels in US waters (VGP regulation). According to VGP, all lubricants and its components must be biodegradable, minimally toxic and...

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    Rolls-Royce has a vision: Unmanned cargo ships that sail around the world and are remotely controlled from the virtual bridge of the future. Equipped with interactive smart screens, voice recognition systems, GPS information, holograms and surveillance drones, a small team shall be able to monitor marine traffic...