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Significant Small Ships of 2006

Editor:  Cheryl SaponiaSignificant Small Ships 2006 - page layout


Significant Small Ships of 2006 describes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered in 2006 by ship and boatyards worldwide.  Each vessel presentation comprises of a full page, with colour photograph, a detailed technical description, the main particulars in tabular form and a list of major suppliers.

Significant Small Ships of 2006 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features a total of 28 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide.


Significant Small Ships of 2006 can now be ordered, and is available in printed or CD-ROM format.

Ref: SSC06 Publication Price - £30 (RINA Member £25)



Significant Small Ships of 2006

Significant Small Ships of 2006Newbuildings included in the Significant Small Ships of 2006 volume are:


  • Alert: Rapid intervention vessel ensures safe ports
  • Arrow: Redesigned pilot boat for harbour use
  • Axebow 1 and Axebow 2: Concept boats decrease bow flare and slamming
  • Bergen Star: Product tanker with innovative propulsion system
  • Bourbon Orca: Revolutionary new hull shape for improved performance
  • Cap Sigli: First azimuthing tractor in Algeria
  • Celtic Amara: New model ensures high levels of performance
  • Chelsea: New standard for environmental control
  • Florence Mkhize: High-speed vessel counters poachers
  • FS Camille: Bunkering tanker with innovative propulsion
  • Gavea 1: New ferries from Brazilian yard
  • Gleann Mor: Interceptor for Port of Cork
  • Gold Express and Silver Express: One year build time for sisters
  • HMS Clyde: First vessel from UK base for 40 years
  • James Cook: Sophisticated ship assists marine research
  • Mermaid Investigator: Largest ever vessel built at HK facility
  • Milenium Tres: Re-design for high-speed cat
  • Nakilat VI: First service vessel built by yard
  • NB543: Armed interceptor for Mexico
  • NLV Pharos: Multi role vessel for UK waters
  • Offshore Provider: Logistical support vessel for UK use
  • Oiss Patroller: Vessel becomes industry standard
  • Olympic Octopus: Anchor handler with safer deck operations
  • Svitzer Al Shamal: Offshore vessel with ferry comfort
  • The Evans: Survey vessel for US Army
  • UP1000: First patrol boat for lifeboat manufacturer
  • Vigilant: All 16m patrol series delivered
  • WP 950: Prototype seismic survey boat for North Sea

Alfa Laval 260x120

Stone Marine 260x120

Rolls Royce Marine 2016

JETS VAC July 2015


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