Island business launches worlds first fully recyclable power boat
link - Island business launches worlds first fully recyclable power boat - Manx Radio Company says sustainable materials give it longer life An Isle of Man based company has launched the worlds first fully recyclable power boat - and it will be used for patrols by Police Scotland. ExoTechnologies, based in Douglas, produced the vessel entirely out of sustainable and recyclable material. According to the company's chief innovation officer, the workboat has a longer life than that of a normal boat because it has more 'stronger' and sustainable material. Once its come to the end of its lifespan, it can be recycled to something else. Jeroen Wats says its a milestone for the company:
Fully recyclable police boat
Seawork has been celebrating another ground-breaking launch this week at the Ultimate Boat stand with the world’s first fully recyclable police boat taking centre stage. Providing a pathway for the next generation in the industry and showing what recycling efficiencies can look like, the 11m ‘Police Boat’ has been attracting a lot of attention at Seawork, both with its striking look but, perhaps more importantly its forward thinking design prowess.
UK firm unveils fully recyclable composite boatbuilding material
link - UK firm unveils fully recyclable composite boatbuilding material | News | International Boat Industry (ibinews.com) ExoTechnologies is seeking to raise capital to scale its recyclable DANU technology worldwide...
Police Scotland launches first-ever fully recyclable boat
link - Police Scotland launches first-ever fully recyclable boat | Glasgow Times SEARCH and rescue teams will be assisted by the first-ever fully recyclable boat as Police Scotland's Dive and Marine Unit expands its fleet. Fitted with the latest technology and design features, the vessel will boost officers' response to incidents in the water such as missing person searches, event patrols, body recovery and intelligence-led searches as part of investigations. The force was
British boat builder Ultimate Boats delivers the world’s first fully recyclable boat to Police Scotland
ExoTechnologies said its first commercial vessel is being delivered to Police Scotland, built from its fully recyclable DANUTM composite material technology. ExoTechnologies says DANUTM is the most resource-efficient composite material on the planet. The Police Scotland boat has a top speed of 50 knots and operating range of 400 nautical miles.
Sentient International Interview of Jeroen Wats from ExoTechnologies
Sustainability can be defined as ‘the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance’. In a fast pace and continuously evolving industry like yachting, it is to no surprise that we are seeing more and more companies searching for, developing, selling and promoting ‘sustainable’ products. But, is the industry making headway in its efforts to make yachting a more sustainable sector or there still a long way to go with crucial mistakes still being made? We recently spoke with Jeroen Wats, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Exo Technologies Limited, to find out more about the need for sustainable solutions within the yachting industry.
AWARD NOMINATION AT THE BOAT BUILDERS AWARDS
We have just received the incredibly exciting news that The Ultimate Boat Company has been shortlisted for the Environmental Initiative Award at the Metstrade 2021 Boat Builder Awards sponsored by Confindustria Nautica. Over the last eighteen months, we have been working closely with ExoTechnologies
Powerboat company ExoTechnologies buoyed by chance meeting on a ski lift
A chance meeting on a chair lift while skiing in Colorado has brought together a former US Navy rear admiral and an Irish business recovery consultant to create a UK tech firm developing a fully recyclable and bullet-proof powerboat for a government agency. The boat is being assembled in the UK using an innovative new hull design and composite material made by Isle of Man-based ExoTechnologies, led by founder and chief executive Shane Mugan, 48. - read more - Powerboat company ExoTechnologies buoyed by chance meeting on a ski lift | Business | The Times
PIONEERING GROUNDBREAKING NEW SUSTAINABLE COMPOSITE – DANU
Glasgow-based boat builder, The Ultimate Boat Company (UBC), with their parent company Exo Technologies, have developed a new fully recyclable and sustainable composite material for its high-performance boat hulls. The material, named DANU, has been created as an alternative to glass reinforced plastic (GRP), to combat the growing problem of landfill. This year’s huge rise in the number of abandoned boats around the UK is expected to further increase over the coming years and 250 million kilos of GRP is dumped in Europe each year.
JEC Innovation Awards
More good news! Hot off the press…we’ve been shortlisted as a finalist in the Sustainability category of the JEC Innovation Awards. This is for DANU, our super-strong, recyclable, and sustainable composite. Winners will be announced during the JEC Connect online event, 1-2 June. Fingers crossed! JEC Composites Connect is the online meeting place for all the composites community.
JEC COMPOSITES INNOVATIONS AWARD
We're in great company alongside global brands such as BMW Group and Ford Motor Company as finalists in the JEC Composites Innovation Awards. We're proud of being shortlisted in the 'Sustainability' category and we're looking forward to the ceremony on the 2nd June! The JEC Innovation Awards identify, promote and reward the most innovative composites projects worldwide.
Towards a sustainable future
We’re really proud to see our revolutionary new recyclable and sustainable composite material, DANU, included in the latest issue of IBI magazine. We’re featured on page 98, as part of their focus article that talks about innovations for a sustainable future.