Praxis Automation Technology

Praxis Automation Technology develops, manufactures and delivers innovative ship automation, navigation and electric propulsion equipment for all types of vessels.

Ship automation, Navigation, Electric propulsion

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Innovative ship automation, navigation and electric propulsion

Praxis Automation Technology, founded in 1965 in The Netherlands, began with manufacturing and supplying alarm and monitoring systems for sea going vessels. During the years, our experience combined with extensive research, enabled the company to offer complete solutions in the ship automation, navigation and electric propulsion equipment field. Today we manufacture and supply the second generation of the “Mega-Guard” Ship automation, Navigation and Electric propulsion system.

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Sjors van Ruiten leads Praxis Automation Technology to world top in maritime technology in 40 years

Superyachts, naval frigates and the largest container ships in the world: all of these vessel types feature hardware and software produced by Praxis Automation Technology. The company from Leiderdorp, the Netherlands develops innovative systems for the maritime sector. Owner, and creative mind, Sjors van Ruiten has been at the company for 40 years, though he’s the last person to boast about it.


‘Sjors’ strength lies in his ability to continually reimagine electronic solutions.’

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