Significant Small Ships

Editor: Martin Conway


PRE-PUBLICATION OFFER - Ends 31st January 2015


Significant Small Ships of 2014 is now available to pre-order from the RINA Bookshop:


Significant Small Ships of 2014


The 17th issue of Significant Small Ships of 2014 is now available to pre-order from the RINA Bookshop, and contains approximately 30 new vessels which are singularly significant or the first in a series and will include fast ferries and passenger vessels, tugs and workboats, fishing, and offshore patrol etc: Each entry of this mixed but fascinating selection of small craft, all between 15m and 100m in length, will include a technical description, extensive tabular principal particulars, including major equipment suppliers, detailed general arrangement plans and a colour ship photograph.

Newbuildings nominated for this year’s volume of Significant Small Ships include:

  • ZeroCat ­ The world’s first electric car ferry, featuring an overall length of 80m and a unique, lightweight design 
  • NH 1816 ­ The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) beefs up its fleet with this self-righting, sturdy and low-vibration lifeboat class
  • Fugro Proteus ­ The first of a trio of offshore coastal survey ships, tailored to cope with the extremities of the world’s leading offshore exploration hotspots 
  • SMV24 ­ Supacat’s new multipurpose craft aims to bridge the gap between high-end military/patrol craft and offshore wind farm support vessels

plus many more...

Significant Small Ships of 2014 can now be pre-ordered in printed or CD-ROM format.

Ref: SSC14 pre-publication price - £25 (RINA Member £21)

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Significant Ships of 2014 + Significant Small Ships of 2014

One copy each of Significant Ships of 2014 and Significant Small Ships of 2014 can be pre-ordered as a set,  Ref: SigSSSSET14 pre-publication price - £51 (RINA Member £44)

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Back Issues of Significant Small Ships

Click on the links below to see a list of vessels featured in the previous issues of Significant Small Ships.

To order back issues of Significant Small Ships please email: or Telephone +44 (0)207 235 4622 Ext 341. When ordering please advise if printed or CD ROM format is required.




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Significant Small Ships of 2000-2013 Plus SET of Sign. Small Craft 1998- 99 Including 35% discount £277 £228

See also ...

Blue Square The Naval Architect
Blue Square Ship & Boat International
Blue Square Shiprepair & Conversion Technology
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Warship Technology

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Offshore Marine Technology

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Significant Ships

Blue Square Order the 2010 Edition
Blue Square Order the 2010 Set
Blue Square The 2009 Edition
Blue Square The 2008 Edition
Blue Square The 2007 Edition
Blue Square The 2006 Edition
Blue Square

The 2005 Edition

Blue Square

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