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Maritime Design: Trail Blazer Eyes Link-Up with Harland & Wolff

24th January 2020
Artemis Technologies CEO Iain Percy (right) with Adrian Doyle of the Odyssey Trust Artemis Technologies CEO Iain Percy (right) with Adrian Doyle of the Odyssey Trust Photo: ArtemisTechLtd -twitter

A high-performance Belfast maritime design firm could work with ship repair and engineering firm Harland & Wolff in the future, its chief executive has said.

Iain Percy, a double Olympic gold medallist and chief executive of Artemis Technologies (see: previous story), praised the "skilled labour and incredible facilities" at the historic shipyard, which was recently taken over by InfraStrata plc.

He made the comments at interactive science and discovery centre W5 in the Odyssey as the firm handed over one of the fastest yachts on the planet.

The AC45, a 45-foot foiling catamaran, will form a key component of the redeveloped W5 attraction, which is having a £34.5m refurbishment.

For more the Belfast Telegraph reports. 

Published in Belfast Lough
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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