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Ockerman Automation is a Newport News, Virginia-based Automation, Marine Engineering, and Naval Architecture company. We specialize in the design, construction, system integration, and evaluation of hybrid and electric vessels. Ockerman Automation is advancing the state of technology with the acquisition and development of full-scale demonstrator craft.

The Japanese battery technology company 3DOM and Ockerman Automation have formed the joint venture company LAVLE in order to provide products and services to the defense, renewable energy, and marine transportation industries.

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News & PR

October 29, 2019 in News & PR

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today. Secretariat of Commerce and Trade Jennifer Palestrant, Chief Deputy, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Jennifer Palestrant has been appointed…
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May 7, 2019 in News & PR

Danfoss Editron signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)

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April 4, 2019 in News & PR

Ex-NOAA vessel to become Experimental Craft – Electric

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March 22, 2019 in News & PR

Lavle at work on Solid Electrolyte Battery ESS for marine market

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