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Danish companies will grow into space
FORCE Technology and the Alexandra Institute are collaborating in a new space project, the aim of which is to increase the visibility of Danish companies and strengthen their potential for expanding their businesses in space.
Opening the market for vessel performance monitoring and optimisation
In the field of vessel performance monitoring each service provider uses their own data collection programme, which is often incompatible with the ship owner’s system. We are developing a standard to avoid this problem.
New ship building collaboration between China and Denmark
7 November 2017 the Danish and Chinese maritime industries signed a new collaboration agreement focusing on green technologies and maritime safety.
New Nordic IoT centre helps businesses release the IoT potential
FORCE Technology and the Alexandra Institute, have teamed up to form the Nordic IoT Centre, thereby offering the industry a much sought-after one-stop shop for the development and practical implementation of IoT solutions.
Model test reveals propeller's influence on ship performance
With model tests, the propeller’s light running margin (LRM) can be objectively evaluated, and the propeller pitch can be modified if needed.
BC Ferries wins DuPont safety award and celebrates SailSafe
British Columbia Ferry Services Inc and BC Ferry & Marine Workers’ Union win DuPont’s 2017 Safety and Sustainability Award and celebrate 10-year’s anniversary for the SailSafe program. FORCE Technology has assisted BC Ferries in starting up and implementing the SailSafe program leading to the award.
A breath of fresh air!
FORCE Technology is opening up for business within the area of Metrology & Air Environment in Norway.
Investigating the wind effects of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge
Thu Thiem 2 Bridge in Vietnam has an unusual design – both above and below the water surface – which needed to be aerodynamically verified before construction.
Simulator training ensures safer navigation of cruise ships in arctic waters
Cruise ships can be challenging to manoeuver, but in arctic waters there are many additional dangers to take into account to ensure passenger safety.
New Icelandic ferry defies harsh weather conditions
Coming all the way from the South Atlantic Ocean, the large swell smashes against the sheer coast of Iceland. Under these conditions, the new ferry must sail between Vestmannaeyjar islands and Landeyjarhöfn.
The biggest force calibration machine in Denmark is moving in
A new force calibration machine provides Danish corporations access to a wide service palette for calibration of measuring equipment. The machine is the only one of its kind in Denmark and it’s taking possession has been quite unique.
A significant space visit from the European Space Agency
The Director General of ESA, Jan Woerner, has been on a one-day visit to Denmark. As the only Danish space company, FORCE Technology hosted a company visit.
FORCE Technology is sending drones out on new missions
The Danish Agency for Science & Higher Education has granted FORCE Technology funds to launch new drone activities. The two-year project will develop new drone-based solutions within environmental measurements and contact-based inspection.
Large scale climatic testing now available at FORCE Technology
A large climate chamber for full-scale testing has officially been added to the infrastructure at Lindø Component and Structure Testing A/S, LCST.
New Singapore office
On the 4th of April 2017, we opened our brand-new simulation center in Singapore.
Our still water tank tests receive ISO 9001:2015 certification
With the accreditation in quality management our service and management is in correspondence with the international standards, customers requirements and governmental authorities.
Ship Acoustics - consultancy regarding noise and vibration on ships
Consultancy regarding noise and vibration on ships. This is especially beneficial in new building projects where we can help naval architects, shipyards and shipowners reduce structure-borne noise.
Climatic wind tunnel testing of cables
The cold weather and ice we are experiencing these days has been known to cause damages on cars and people when crossing icy bridges. These accidents can be prevented by performing wind tunnel tests.
FORCE Technology wins global corrosion award
FORCE Technology has been awarded the 2017 MP Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award for its new and innovative sensor, FiGS®. The award was presented during CORROSION 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Human factors experts ensure safer e-navigation
New e-navigation solutions presently being developed in the EfficienSea2 project aim at making ships more efficient and are further improved by human factors expertise.
Students learn basic model test competences in our facilities
We help introduce future naval architects to model tests as a scientific method for performing analysis and solving problems.