Siemens UK Boss Says Clarity Needed on Post-Brexit Trade

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom needs to urgently clarify how trade with the European Union will work after Brexit, and the world's fifth-largest economy should remain in the customs union unless there is a proper alternative, the boss of Siemens UK said. With only nine months left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU, … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä marine gear boxes to be produced by Siemens

The technology group Wärtsilä and Flender (Siemens AG, Mechanical Drives) have reached an agreement regarding the contract manufacturing of Wärtsilä's marine gear box portfolio. With immediate effect, the assembly and testing of the gear boxes will be moved to the Siemens Mechanical Drives facilities in Voerde, Germany By taking advantage of synergies with processes … [Read more...]

Propulsion Problems Put Australia’s Largest Warships Out of Action

By Harry Pearl SYDNEY, May 20 (Reuters) - Australia is investigating if problems in the propulsion systems of two $1.5 billion warships built by manufacturers from Spain, Germany and Britain are the result of design flaws. Naval engineers are trying to figure out exactly what is causing the problems onboard the HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Canberra, the largest ships ever … [Read more...]

Siemens Delivered Customized Wind Turbine Transport Vessel ‘Rotra Vente’

Wind turbine manufacturer Siemen's Wind Power has been delivered its new customized wind turbine transport vessel to fulfill its need for cost effective transportation of large wind turbine parts throughout Europe. Named the Rotra Vente, the 141-meter long vessel is designed to carry multiple 8-megawatt turbine housings (nacelles) per trip from Siemens planned manufacturing … [Read more...]

Will Siemens Go Subsea?

By Brooke Sutherland and Alex Webb (Bloomberg) -- If Siemens AG is still serious about getting bigger in energy markets, its next move should be offshore. Chief Executive Officer Joe Kaeser’s plan to become the “go-to” company for energy generation and distribution hit some bumps in recent months when oil prices plunged just after he announced an almost $8 billion … [Read more...]