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We share the latest information from our partners along with other interesting happenings in the field of marine technology.

Darren Fennell appointed as the new CEO of NKT in Karlskrona

Darren Fennell has been appointed as the new CEO of NKT in Karlskrona, where he will lead the operations expected to become the world’s largest factory for offshore high-voltage cables.

Course towards Northern Coasts

Today, the corvette HMS Nyköping departed from Karlskrona in beautiful late summer weather. Together with an EOD team from the Fourth Naval Warfare Flotilla and staff officers from, among others, the Naval Warfare School, the crew will participate in the major exercise Northern Coasts 23.


New companion for Malen is finally in place in Karlskrona!

Updating Malen

Malen has been upgraded

Ö-varvet uses Roxtec GRP solutions

Ö-varvet in Gothenburg provides service to the Swedish Coast Guard’s composite boats to increase their life span.

Saab starts production of Finnish Navy’s composite masts

On Tuesday, August 15th, Saab held a composite cutting ceremony at their Karlskrona site to mark the start of production for the first of four masts for the Finnish Navy’s new ships.

Saab suggests four new advanced submarines to replace the Netherlands’ current fleet

Saab, a leading Swedish defense and security company, has submitted its proposal for the replacement of the Netherlands’ current submarines

NKT has successfully completed the first internal TOV test sequence of high-voltage DC cable systems

NKT tests for Temporary Overvoltage (TOV) have moved from a theoretical hypothesis to proof-of-concept in-house, successfully completing their first testing sequence.

NKT ready for billion investment in new Swedish cable factory and installation vessel for power cables

The cable manufacturer NKT has announced the extent of its investment plans for the Swedish cable factory in Karlskrona. With investments worth more than SEK 11 billion, NKT is preparing for future growth driven by the transition to renewable energy in both Sweden and the rest of the world.

Opportune time for growth at NKT

The Q1 2023 financials signal an opportune time for growth at NKT.

NKT expands operations in Karlskrona and creates more than 500 new jobs

The cable company NKT is investing in additional capacity at the high-voltage factory in Karlskrona thanks to a record order backlog and increasing demand for high-voltage cables. NKT expects that the investments will create more than 500 new jobs at the factory in Karlskrona.

NKT releases new high voltage cable with halogen-free flame retardant sheath

NKT has released AXAQJ-TT-CL, a high-voltage cable with a halogen-free flame retardant sheath that meets the highest fire safety standards for installations.

Marine Technology Center of Sweden on SVT regarding Nord Stream

Sweden’s Television asked for a statement regarding the new information that a Russian ship was photographed at the time of the Nord Stream sabotage.

Saab announced signed contract with the Polish state

Saab has announced that they have signed a contract with the Polish State Treasury Armament Agency for the design, production and support of two signal intelligence ships.

Saab Starts Deliveries of New Lightweight Torpedo to Sweden

Saab has made the first deliveries of the new lightweight torpedo (Saab Lightweight Torpedo) to Sweden’s defence procurement agency FMV.

Saab Kockums Builds New Processes, Skills, And Capabilities In Delivering A26

In late June 2022, the keel of the Royal Swedish Navy’s (RSwN’s) first-in-class A26 diesel-electric submarine (SSK) Blekinge was laid at the Saab Kockums shipyard in Karlskrona, southern Sweden. [Redirected from NAVAL NEWS]

NKT – international Trainee Program

Within the frame of 2023 year’s international trainee program – Technology & Innovation – NKT are looking for future talents within research & development and engineering. The application phase will run from 4th of October 2022 until 1st of January 2023.

Mötesplatsen Marin-onsdag

Den 14 september var det dags för höstens första Marin-onsdag, mötesplatsen för alla oss som arbetar eller studerar inom området marin teknik. Det var Saab Kockums som stod värd för kvällen och de berättade kort om sin verksamhet och bjöd de gästande studenterna på middag.

NKT produces world’s first HVDC power cables using low-carbon copper

NKT will produce cables for Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, using low-carbon copper sourced from a mine in Sweden. The initiative will reduce the carbon footprint of the HVDC power cables by more than 35 % and is part of NKT’s ambition to become a net-zero emissions company no later than 2050.

NKT signs turnkey contract for the Champlain Hudson Power Express project in the United States

In Company Announcement no. 14 of 21 September 2021, NKT informed to have entered an exclusive Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for the Champlain Hudson Power Express transmission line in the US.

Saab Receives Orders from FMV Regarding Submarine Upgrades

Saab has received new orders from FMV regarding submarine upgrades. The orders include a life-time extension of HMS Södermanland, as well as new batteries and battery development. The total order value is SEK 470 million.

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