• 2018 March 22 17:45

    Transas to return all funds received under state support programme in 2016-18

    Transas will return all funds received under state support programme in 2016-18. Aleksand Pinsky, Deputy Director General of the company, told IAA PortNews, that the expected change of Transas ownership will not let the company continue implementation of the MariNet project as part of the National Technological Initiative (NTI) on creation of a pilot zone for e-navigation in the Gulf of Finland since state support can be only provided to Russian companies controlled by the Russian capital. In this respect Transas addressed MariNet, working group of NTI, and RVC with a proposal to terminate the contract with NTI Support Fund with a complete return of all state support funds allocated for the project in 2016-2018. 

    Sergey Generalov, head of the MariNet working group, says the request will be submitted to NTI Project Office in the nearest time. According to him, the transaction between Transas and Wärtsilä confirms the state-of-the-art level of technologies applied by Russian designers within Transas and validity of priorities set by the roadmap of MariNet for the development of digital navigation. 
     
    Management of the MariNet working group expects that the new owner of Transas will keep on the company’s participation in the development of digital navigation technologies in Russia. That will contribute to implementation of joint projects involving Finland and other European countries. Besides, that will expand the international cooperation opportunities of MariNet participants in the area of digital navigation. This activity of MariNet currently involves a number of companies and scientific organizations the projects of which are approved by the MariNet working group: ITC ScanEx, Kronshtadt Group, KURS Research Institute, Krylov State Research Center, Sensor Spin Technologies, Center of Aeronautical Information, Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, Kaliningrad State University, Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University, Sevastopol State University, etc. 
     
    Cooperation with Wärtsilä, one of the world’s leading providers of solutions for maritime industry, will let facilitate the development and distribution of MariNet products in the global market, in the areas of e-navigation, innovative shipbuilding and ocean development technologies defined by the MariNet roadmap as the priority activities.

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