For this and for his continuously oncarried development suggestions Hans Kühn has received the prize for “Maritime Technology” of the Technology Region K.E.R.N. e.v., Germany.
One of these latter suggestions refers to an universally usable self-supporting, modular electric/hydraulic underwater power pack4) as drive for tools of any type in deepest water also. It has been presented by the European Union in the framework of the Thermie-Programme of the “Directorate General for Energy” as a selected Technology for offshore use.
Tthis development has furthermore been nominated for the ONS 2008 Innovation Prize of the Exhibition “Offshore Northern Seas” at Stavanger, Norway. The development has also received support by the Ministry of Trade and Commerce of the City of Hamburg, Germany.