Continue Reading Previous Mouser adds Micron’s memory solutions to its portfolioNext Xilinx FPGAs deployed for AI acceleration modum has developed a compact data logger for temperature-controlled shipments that features Sensirion’s STS3x high-accuracy, calibrated digital temperature sensor. As part of the monitoring solution for enabling EU GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliance, it is capable of tracking environmental conditions for a variety of temperature-sensitive goods including pharmaceutical products.Accuracy, compliance and auditability of the measurements are guaranteed by combining Sensirion’s calibrated temperature sensors with state-of-the-art blockchain technology. Upon receipt of a package, the receiver downloads the cryptographically signed measurement data from the temperature logger and the signed metadata such as the individual Sensirion serial number for end-to-end traceability. All data is wirelessly transmitted and checked by shipment-specific “smart contracts” on the blockchain, a decentralized digital ledger used to immutably store and verify its compliance with the conditions previously agreed to by the sender and receiver, allowing them to either release the product or arrange corrective or preventative actions.Sensirion’s STS3x products come in a compact form factor of 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 mm3 and are suitable for many battery-operated IoT applications, thanks to the low power consumption and wide supply voltage range of 2.15-5.5 V. The sensors are suitable in particular for products that cannot compromise on accuracy and reliability. The sensors are fully calibrated, linearized and supply voltage-compensated, making a correction or calibration by the user unnecessary. As with all sensors by Sensirion, the STS3x is based on the unique CMOSens Technology, which integrates the sensing element and read-out electronics onto a single chip, enabling high production volume at an exceptional price/performance ratio.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its rapid growth, but in the rush to capitalize on great business opportunities, many companies miss key technical opportunities to gain market share and lock in a large, highly satisfied installed base. Application areas including smart cities, smart agriculture, smart energy, smart environment, smart homes, connected cars, smart buildings, and wireless medical devices are driving forecasts of tens or hundreds of billions of devices over the next few years. Companies that make the right decisions for device operation at end of battery life can delight customers and gain a competitive advantage. Battery life is key Many IoT applications rely on small, non-rechargeable batteries, so optimizing battery life is important for several reasons. The most obvious reason is that customers prefer long operating life; device vendors who demonstrate superiority in this area will have a key competitive advantage that drives market share growth. In some cases, a long battery life may be essential to a project’s economic viability, and early failures of sensors and actuators may lead to unacceptably high replacement costs. If these costs are covered under warranty, the financial risk to the manufacturer may be extremely high.There are also environmental issues associated with batteries, and proper disposal costs both time and money. Furthermore, some devices are installed in locations that are difficult to access, so the labor costs of battery replacement are considerable. If the battery is in an implanted medical device, the cost and risk go up exponentially, to say nothing of the legal and human costs associated with failed medical devices.To understand how products consume battery power, manufacturers use various tools to perform battery drain analysis (BDA). For simple devices that consume power at a steady rate, a digital multimeter (DMM) may suffice. For complex devices, such as cell phones and IoT devices, the current waveforms are highly variable, with fast switching between operational modes in the tens or hundreds of milliamps and sleep modes measured in micro- or nano-amps. To meet this challenge, modern BDA instruments must have good measurement bandwidth and seamless ranging to avoid losing data during measurement range changes. Beyond battery drain analysis to event-based power analysis To make the appropriate design enhancements, design engineers also must know what is causing the charge consumption. This is particularly important for IoT device designers, because the IoT evolves quickly and product development cycles are very tight. Design and validation engineers must get quick insights into how and why their devices consume power, so correlating charge consumption with RF and sub-circuit events is key. Many engineers find that event-based power analysis quickly reveals what events they need to focus on to improve their device’s charge consumption behavior. For example, event-based power analysis software can automatically analyze a waveform to produce fast, graphical insights, as shown below in figure 1. Figure 1: Event-based power analysis on Keysight X8712A IoT device battery life optimization solution In this case, the user can quickly see that the events labeled MCU and DUT Tx are consuming more than 80% of the device’s power (bar chart), and that most of the charge is consumed at rates between 5 and 10 mA (CCDF chart, bottom). Such insights allow the design engineer to make intelligent architectural, hardware configuration, and firmware programming choices. The engineer can also quickly re-test the device to see the effects of the changes.Eventually, of course, the device’s battery will near the end of its charge, and what was once a steady 3.3-V battery (for example) will deliver only 3.2 V, then 3.1 V, and so on until it fails completely, often in a mode that turns out to be surprising. Instead of simply letting the device operate normally until the battery fails, you can give your product a competitive edge by carefully answering the following questions: Where is the critical point? What would customers want you do about it? Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Design Methods, Power How does the device behave as voltage drops? May 9, 2019 at 4:11 am “The battery life of IOT devices can be extended by a large factor is proper design techniques are implemented. These include, limiting the peak current drawn from the battery, avoiding intermitent wake-ups etc. To ensure this can be done, measuring the cu 1 thought on “Using power analysis to optimize battery life in IoT devices” How does this affect charge consumption? EEEnthusiast says: Log in to Reply Continue Reading Previous Intel driving data-centric world with new 10nm Agilex FPGA familyNext Cervoz: DDR4 very low profile SO-DIMM Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must Register or Login to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
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Save the Children, the global humanitarian organization, has announced that lifelong educator Dr. Jill Biden has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees in the U.S. Dr. Biden will succeed Anne Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox, who has served as Chair since 2010.Save the Children Board Chair Dr. Jill Biden leaves a note of encouragement following her visit to Miss Skyelar Sullivan’s preschool classroom at Linden Elementary SchoolCredit/Copyright: Shawn Millsaps for Save the Children“As an educator and ardent advocate for children, Dr. Jill Biden has a keen understanding of the work we do every day to ensure all children have the opportunity for a bright future,” said Save the Children President & CEO Carolyn Miles. “We are delighted Dr. Biden will bring her boundless energy and expertise to help us reach every last child.”Save the Children Board Chair Dr. Jill Biden reads to preschool studentsCredit/Copyright: Shawn Millsaps for Save the ChildrenFor the past eight years, Dr. Biden served as Second Lady of the United States while also continuing to teach as a full-time English professor at Northern Virginia Community College. Dr. Biden has been a role model and prominent voice on advancing the status of women and girls globally, especially as it relates to education. During her White House tenure, she traveled to nearly 40 countries, visiting almost every region of the world. Dr. Biden and Carolyn Miles recently visited Save the Children programming at Linden Elementary School in Linden, Tenn.“I am very honored to join Save the Children, an organization whose mission so closely aligns with my life’s work – ensuring children have a strong start in life, an opportunity to learn and protection from harm,” said Dr. Jill Biden, Save the Children’s new Board Chair. “I know the importance of instilling a love of learning at an early age, and that’s one reason I became an educator. I’ve seen firsthand the inspiring ways Save the Children staff, here in the U.S. and around the world, are going above and beyond to help transform children’s futures. It is a privilege to be a part of the team.”In her seven years as Save the Children’s Board Chair, Anne Mulcahy helped guide the organization through a significant period of growth, forging new public and private partnerships and championing Save the Children’s first woman CEO in the U.S.“Working alongside Save the Children’s Trustees and senior leadership has been an incredibly rewarding ‘second act’ in my career,” Mulcahy said. “I am proud of what we’ve accomplished and honored to pass the baton to Dr. Jill Biden, a distinguished and dedicated public servant. I am confident she will continue to move Save the Children towards our goal of reaching every last child.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today denied claims that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the UK, Mrs Amari Wijewardene had resigned.The Foreign Ministry said that High Commissioner Wijewardene will conclude her contract on her own volition by 31 March 2018. Brigadier Priyanka Fernando was seen gesticulating to slit throats of a group of pro-LTTE demonstrators opposite the High Commission office in London on February 4 when the embassy was celebrating the 70th independence day.He was immediately suspended from work following a video, which showed him behaving in an offensive manner. Meanwhile, the Defense Attaché to the Sri Lanka High Commission in London, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, returned to Sri Lanka today. “The reports being circulated in the media attributed to the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stating that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the UK, Mrs. Amari Wijewardene, has resigned, are incorrect. High Commissioner Wijewardene will conclude her contract on her own volition by 31 March 2018,” the Foreign Ministry said in a brief statement. However, he was later allowed to resume duties on a presidential directive. (Colombo Gazette)
Summary Nexen has confirmed one person has died and another is in critical condition after an explosion at its Long Lake oilsands facility south of Fort McMurray. Alberta Energy Regulator spokesperson Karrie Rosa said the blast happened Friday afternoon around 3:20 p.m.“Nexen is in the process of shutting down the facility, which is expected to take a little while, and they’ve established an emergency response centre at the Long Lake facility,” Rosa said. “We’ll be working with the company to ensure all safety and environmental requirements are met during the response to the incident.”Pam Sharpe, Occupational Health and Safety spokesperson, said a stop work order has been issued, and OHS is investigating.“It appears the workers were changing out valves on a compressor when the explosion occurred,” Sharpe said.Nexen released a statement saying there is no immediate danger to neighbouring communities or personnel on site. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Explosion at Nexen plant kills one, seriously injures another A stop work order has been issued at the Long Lake facility. by Kayla Butler Posted Jan 16, 2016 10:45 am MDT
Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, Politics Tags: California, Eric Early FacebookTwitter Posted: January 10, 2018 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsThe election for a new California State Attorney General is set for this November.One of the candidates is Eric Early, who joined KUSI with more on his campaign. January 10, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, Eric Early running for California Attorney General this November KUSI Newsroom
A Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole early Sunday morning.Washington State Patrol said Chersky A. Lopez, 39, was eastbound at 4 a.m. in a 1989 Volvo 740 on state Highway 500 approaching Falk Road at a high rate of speed. He failed to negotiate a turn onto southbound Falk and hit the pole, the WSP report said.Lopez was treated at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and then released, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday.The patrol said speed contributed to the accident.
At time of launch, MAGHOUND offered titles from Bonnier, Time Inc., Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Meredith. The service shared a cut of revenue with partnering publishers, and sales were classified as single copy. Time Inc.’s print magazine venture MAGHOUND is closing. The service debuted in 2008, and is expected to fold early this year. Dubbed the “Netflix of the magazine industry” in the press, MAGHOUND hawked multiple titles for a discount price, without the commitment of a subscription. The Time Inc. subsidiary offered three titles for $4.95 a month, five for $7.95, seven mags for $9.95 and $1.00 per title for eight magazines or more. The service, which billed customers’ credit/debit cards directly, operated on a monthly cycle. According to a Time Inc. representative, the publisher will close the division in order to focus budgets and manpower on the digital push (all 21 Time titles were digitized in 2011). There will be a grace period in which users are made aware of thechanges and advised to subscribe directly to their magazines of choice. Despite the impending closure, the rep tells FOLIO: that Time Inc. credits MAGHOUND for the technology that allows authentication on its tablet editions. Check back here for updates.
Khalaf Al AliThe Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed a review petition against its judgment that upheld the death penalty for a convict in the murder case of Saudi embassy official Khalaf Al Ali, reports UNB.A four-member bench of the Appellate Division, led by chief justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, came up with the order rejecting the petition filed by the convict.Now, there is no bar for executing the verdict against convict Mamun, said attorney general Mahbubey Alam.On Thursday, the SC set 7 October (today) to deliver order on the review petition filed against its judgement in the murder case.The SC upheld the High Court verdict that awarded death sentence to Mamun, and life term imprisonment to three others — Md Al Amin, Akbar Ali Lalu, and Rafiqul Islam.Khalaf Al Ali, 45, a non-diplomatic official with the consular section of the embassy, was shot near his Gulshan residence on the night of 5 March 2012.A murder case was filed with the capital’s Gulshan police station against five people, two days after the killing.On 30 December 2012, a Dhaka court sentenced all the five accused of the case to death.However, the decision was overturned when the convicts’ appeal and death sentence was sent to the HC.In 2013, the High Court acquitted fugitive Selim Chowdhury, commuted the sentences of Md Al Amin, Akbar Ali Lalu and Rafiqul Islam to life in prison, and upheld the death sentence of Saiful Islam Mamun.The state then filed an appeal with the Supreme Court in 2014.
President M Abdul Hamid addresses a global security summit on the sidelines of the World Investment Forum-2018 in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday. Photo: BSSPresident M Abdul Hamid on Thursday called for mounting global pressures on Myanmar to take back forcibly displaced Rohingya population.The president said this as he addressed a global security summit on the sidelines of the World Investment Forum-2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.“Global problem requires global solution…I urge all members of the international community to arrive at a durable solution,” he said.President Hamid was delivering his speech on ‘The hardening of international relations: A risk to peace and security’ at the opening session of the 20th Homeland and Global Security Forum at Plenary Hall at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva.The president is now on his five-day official visit to Geneva of Switzerland to attend the World Investment Forum-2018.“We all are appalled by what we have seen in the UN reports about the horrifying atrocities committed against the Rohingyas and we are trying to do our best in our ability to provide them food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, childcare and above all, the sense of security,” he said.“The case of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar may be considered as an acid test for the global community to collectively deal with an international problem and a test case for any future international cooperation on peace and security,” the president said.Observing that the rise of terrorism and extremism along with proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and trans-national crimes are pushing the humanity to the edge, he said local or regional conflicts abound in all parts of the world and unfortunately, instead of putting pressures on the opposing sides, the countries are seen to take different sides.Abdul Hamid stressed the need for concerted efforts involving all countries to face new security threats like cyber-attack and cope with the adverse impacts of climate change-induced disasters.“Peace has now become more than absence of war and the traditional definition of security has changed forever. Now we also have powerful non-state actors to influence the international politics to make the matter worse.“As the Fourth Industrial Revolution has presented us with unparalleled prospect of development, at the same time the humanity is also faced with probably the greatest dangers and existential threats in all its known history,” he said.Noting that the world must feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 but it is not prepared for that, Abdul Hamid said malnutrition and hunger are still ruling many parts of the world.“The rise of nationalist identity-based politics set by different countries along with lack of trust are directly impacting activities of different multilateral organisations and their peace-building efforts…both at global and regional levels, absence of trust and lack of collaboration are on the rise,” he said.President of Amenia Armen Sarkissian, Montenegro president Filip Vujanovic and Lesotho prime minister Thomas Motsoahae Thabane, among others, spoke on the occasion with honorary chairman and founder of Crans Montana Forum Jean-Paul Carteron in the chair.President Hamid also exchanged greetings with the heads of the states and representatives of different countries.
An aedes mosquito. File PhotoA housewife died of mosquito-borne disease dengue in Sadar upazila of Satkhira early Friday, reports UNB.The deceased was identified as Shahanara Khatun, 37, of Choygharia village in the upazila.Abu Shaheen, Satkhira civil surgeon, said Shahanara was admitted to Sadar Hospital after being diagnosed with dengue on 18 August.On Thursday night, the physicians referred her to Khulna Medical College Hospital following deterioration of her condition. She died around 1:00am on the way to the hospital.Some 292 patients infected with dengue are taking treatment at different hospitals and clinics in the district.According to the government, 59,592 patients infected with dengue were hospitalised across the country and 53,398 of them discharged after treatment since the beginning of this year.Currently, 6,147 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics, according to the Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services.The government has so far confirmed the deaths of 47 people but unofficial estimates suggest the death toll is much higher.
GAYSTARNEWS- Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born Lady Gaga teases brand new song on Instagram and it’s breathtakingIs Shangela playing Lady Gaga’s drag mother in A Star is Born?Here’s what critics are saying about Lady Gaga’s new movie A Star Is BornRead the full article on Gaystarnews: :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lady-gaga-bradley-cooper-drag-mother-a-star-is-born/ ‘It was so wonderful, Bradley’s curiosity about drag makeup,’ Gaga said.‘I remember having a whole conversation with him about soaping the brow, how you get the eyebrow to stay down. You pat it with powder and then you can’t see it. All of these little details.’Back in March, Shangela briefly discussed her role in the film.‘I’m in drag, I’m kind of Lady Gaga’s drag mother, a bar owner,’ she said.‘I can’t give much more away than that. But it’s gonna be really fun, it’s not a giant role but it’s a good role that’s memorable. I’ve heard from a lot of people on the team I’m going to be very happy.’Lady Gaga loves the Gay CommunityAt a press conference during the Toronto Film Festival, Gaga reiterated her love for the LGBTI community.‘I really wouldn’t be here without the gay community, what they have taught me about love and acceptance and bravery.’Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) The musical film, a remake of the 1937 movie of the same name, is the fourth iteration of the story. The 1954 version starred Judy Garland and the 1976 version starred Barbara Streisand.This new version, which hits theaters on 5 October, also marks Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut.Lady Gaga the Drag MotherDuring interviews promoting the film, the duo discussed Gaga’s drag mother influence on Cooper.In the film, Gaga’s Ally meets Cooper’s Jackson Maine at a drag bar in Los Angeles. The bar, Bleu Bleu, is staffed by RuPaul’s Drag Race alums Shangela and Willam. Gaga’s character is the only cis girl at the club.‘I would just ask [Gaga] tons of questions and listen back to it and try to take things and think How can we mold this? And we really loved the drag bar idea and I really wanted her to sing “La Vie en Rose,”’ Cooper told Vulture.‘Once I met [Willam and Shangela] on set, the possibilities became endless of what we could do in this space. It was so exciting.’ A Star Is Born, the upcoming film starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, is getting great critic reviews. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…
July 20, 2016 — SonoCiné recently unveiled new 3-D whole breast multiplanar reconstruction software to improve early detection of breast cancer. This new software package augments SonoCiné’s existing Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound (AWBUS) high-resolution transverse imaging technology.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared SonoCiné connects to standard ultrasound machines, and provides a consistent, repeatable scan of the whole breast, including the axilla (underarm / lymph nodes). The new software package offers viewing in three dimensions. It maintains the high-resolution transverse view, and adds the coronal and sagittal views.”Studies have shown that using the native transverse acquisition plane image is more reliable in detecting both benign and malignant masses,” said A. Thomas Stavros, M.D., a board-certified radiologist and breast ultrasound expert. “However, the coronal view is an added method to visualize the lesion once it has been detected, confirm its existence, distinguish it from artifact, and is particularly good for showing spiculation and architectural distortion in malignant masses.”Once an area of suspicion has been identified using SonoCiné AWBUS, users of the new 3-D software will be able to apply whole breast multiplanar reconstruction to further investigate the region. The 3-D view shows the area being interrogated from all three planes — coronal, transverse and sagittal.”This allows for a more thorough investigation of potential lesions, which can dramatically improve diagnostic abilities,” Stavros said. “The fact that we’re adding on to existing ultrasound systems is far more cost-effective for healthcare providers, who don’t have to invest in dedicated systems or purchase additional ultrasound units. This works with what they already have in their centers.”The development of the 3D software, Davé notes, is in direct response to requests from radiologists and healthcare providers. Women with dense breast tissue are four to five times more likely to develop breast cancer and are notoriously far more difficult to diagnose by mammography alone. Informing women of their breast-tissue type and the increasing availability of better diagnostic tools are growing national trends. The Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act, pending U.S. legislation, would require doctors to inform patients if they have dense breast tissue so that additional screening options can be explored. Currently, 28 states have regulations requiring such notifications.For more information: www.sonocine.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 The ScanTrainer transvaginal simulator is one example of Intelligent Ultrasound’s simulation technologies. 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Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced that Kurt Ekert is replacing Douglas Anderson as President and CEO, with immediate effect. In this role, Kurt will report directly to the Carlson Board of Directors.Under Douglas Anderson’s leadership, CWT became the industry leader in business travel and made significant advancement in technology, including the acquisition of WorldMate. The company also developed an effective organization with strong talent. Douglas is leaving to pursue other opportunities.Kurt Ekert most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of Travelport. During his five-plus years in that role, the business transformed its product offerings and value propositions in all key channels and delivered consistent growth, highlighted by a successful IPO. Kurt also previously spent nine years at Travelport in a number of other executive roles, including Chief Operating Officer of European-based GTA. His experience prior to that includes six years at Continental Airlines.
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Go back to the enewsletterSeaDream Yacht Club has announced a “new era” in luxury yachting. For the first time since its founding in 2001, SeaDream is expanding its fleet with SeaDream Innovation, a revolutionary yacht claiming to introduce the concept of “Global Yachting.”Commencing sailing in September 2021, the ultra-luxury yacht will sail to all seven continents in its first year, visiting over 200 ports in 49 countries. Guests will explore the world’s most remote and unique destinations, including Svalbard, the Northwest Passage, Antarctica, the fjords of Norway, Japan, New Zealand, the Fiji Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.SeaDream is now accepting reservations from Club Members, guests who have previously sailed aboard SeaDream’s classic yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II. Reservations will open to the public on 17 April.Artist rendering of SeaDream Innovation alongside SeaDream I and SeaDream II“This project has been a dream of mine for many years,” said Atle Brynestad, Owner, Chairman and CEO of SeaDream. “It has been a true labour of love to meticulously design every aspect of this yacht, from the interiors and facilities to the itineraries.”With only 110 elegantly appointed ocean-view suites, SeaDream Innovation will offer an intimate setting and all-inclusive vacation with a one-to-one guest to crew ratio. Combining innovation with elegant comfort, all spaces and facilities have been designed to elevate the guest experience at sea, including three marinas and outdoor dining.At 15,600 gross tons and measuring 155 metres, the megayacht will follow in the tradition of excellence set by its predecessors. SeaDream will offer a true yachting lifestyle, featuring anticipatory service, five-star dining, luxury accommodations, generous outdoor spaces and inspiring itineraries.The inaugural departure of SeaDream Innovation will be a 70-day Grand Voyage from London (Belfast) on 18 September 2021 to Ushuaia, Argentina.The first 17 days of the sailing will include 10 days at sea as Innovation makes a beeline for Miami, with five stops en route. From Miami, the luxury ship will track south via Cuba to Mexico, Central America, pass through the Panama Canal and explore the western coastline of South America.The final 10 days of the Grand Cruise will include a roundtrip voyage to Antarctica, with visits flagged for South Shetland Islands, Deception Island, Danco Island, Lemaire Channel and Neko Harbour.SeaDream Innovation’s Inaugural Grand VoyageSeaDream has enlisted Damen Shipyards Group to build the vessel ice class Polar Code 6 vessel. Damen has more than 90 years experience constructing adventure and megayachts, but this will be the first cruise ship contract for the Romanian shipbuilder.SVP Sales and Marketing Damen Cruise Andrea Trevisan said: “We are delighted to sign this historic contract, with which the Damen Shipyards Group enters the cruise market. We feel very honoured that SeaDream has chosen Damen to deliver this special project and are looking forward to a longterm cooperation with this unique ultra-luxury brand.Damen Cruise mark the contract signing for SeaDream Innovation”There has been an immediate connection with Seadream, a family company like Damen. We felt inspired by the company’s philosophy and by Atle Brynestad, a pioneer in the luxury cruise industry. His passion throughout the design and contractual stage of this project has been simply contagious to all of us within the Damen organisation,” said Trevisan.Damen will commence construction of the vessel in October this year, with a scheduled delivery date of September 2021.To learn more about SeaDream as it enters this new era of “Global Yachting” and to gain access to new voyages, please visit www.seadream.com/global-yachting.Go back to the enewsletter
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