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Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2020

Technology giant Wärtsilä will provide specialised hybrid scrubber system packages for two cruise vessels owned and operated by NCL

Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2020

While operating in Phuket on an existing vessel, underwater repair company Hydrex responded to a vessel experiencing emergency grounding damage.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2020

Norwegian coatings expert Jotun has launched its Hull Skating Solutions (HSS), which includes a robotic machine that proactively cleans a ships hull while the vessel is in transit.

The Naval Architect: March 2020

Danish operator Stena Bulk is calling the discrimination towards older tankers outdated and is suggesting that there are better ways of evaluating vessel performance

The Naval Architect: March 2020

An EU-sponsored project to develop an ultrafast laser system that is the latest technology to attempt to replicate the hydrophobic capabilities of natural structures.

The Naval Architect: March 2020

Passenger ships, including cruise ship and ferries, are the main focal point for Finnish shipping companies despite concerns of single sector risks

The Naval Architect: March 2020

MAN’s ME-LGI engine platform, with its diesel pilot injection concept, offers scope for methanol/water blend.

The Naval Architect: March 2020

Could decarbonICE, a carbon capture and storage technology, be a key player in the future of carbon neutral shipping?

Warship Technology: March 2020

A company formed to make available a wealth of design knowledge, technical skills and intellectual property developed through involvement in Britain’s attempt to win back the America’s Cup has joined forces with SubSea Craft Limited to develop an innovative platform designed to operate at speed on the surface and transition to sub-surface operation when required

Warship Technology: March 2020

Despite recent successes, much remains to be done to make the US Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier ready for its intended roles

Warship Technology: March 2020

The Australian Department of Defence has rejected fresh criticism of the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine programme and insists that recent delays during the design process are ‘recoverable.’

Warship Technology: March 2020

The UK Ministry of Defence has failed to learn from problems with other nuclear-related programmes and projects associated with its fleet of ballistic missile submarines are costing more than they should.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

Ad Hoc Marine Designs (AHMD) has teamed up with Due South Designs Ltd, a venture set up by former South Boats owner Clive Jeffery, to offer a “no-nonsense” range of catamaran CTVs for the offshore wind farm sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

Robotics developer Chasing has launched a omnidirectional observation ROV, monikered the M2.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

February has seen Heesen Yachts commence sea trials for its 50m Steel Class yacht, referred to as ‘Project Triton’

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

Several key improvements have been realised in one of Damen’s most popular designs of versatile, small cargo vessel, which can now be obtained ‘off-the-shelf’ within months.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

EU funding has been confirmed for a potentially significant environmental retrofit

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

Afloat repair activity is relatively buoyant across a number of different market segments.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

A new afloat repair service, launched officially last year in Sri Lanka, has proved highly successful.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

Norway-based Yara Marine says market trends demonstrate that owners who have opted for scrubber retrofits are emerging as clear winners.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

The company is nearing completion of a major retrofit project for the Greek shipowner, Safe Bulkers, and is looking to forge a longer-term alliance with the bulk carrier operator.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Kari Reinikainen investigates the seakeeping demands that expedition cruise ships face in rough conditions at sea.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Complex floating structures are the answer to the global climate change crisis, argues Lim Soon Heng, founder and president of the Singapore-based Society of Floating Solutions.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

In compliance with IMO’s sulphur cap and the country’s ongoing environmental protection efforts, China has outlined clear the regulatory requirements for low sulphur usage in its waters.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

French classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV), gives advice on managing container ship fires in its new publication, ‘Enhanced cargo fire protection for container ships’ (ECFP).

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Building Information Modelling is well established for land-based architectural projects, but a recent project led by YSA Design suggests the process might also be a good fit for maritime.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Despite the hype surrounding unmanned vessel ops, we may have to wait a considerable while before crew-free ships and boats gain support from the public, a report issued by law firm Kennedys claims.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

AMD’s patented Ecomaran passenger ferry is designed to capture solar energy to provide low-emission transits for urban commuters and sightseers in tropical climes.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Orolia's FastFind ReturnLink personal locator beacon features the new Galileo satellite network-enabled Return Link Service (RLS).

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

The converted research vessel Plastic Odyssey will showcase plastic recycling solutions on a three-year, 30-port expedition, using pyrolysis to convert plastic trash into fuel.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

RINA’s inaugural Wind Propulsion Conference revealed that wind power can bring positive changes to the industry, but more studies need to be conducted.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Regular readers will know that The Naval Architect has followed with interest the ongoing research into ammonia as a green alternative fuel, with several leading classification societies highlighting it as one of the most credible options on the table. In the most recent edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050, DNV GL went so far as to call it “the most promising carbon-neutral option for newbuildings”.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) gives its response to India’s historic accession to IMO’s Hong Kong International Convention for Ship Recycling, announced in November.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Susio Frontier, the world’s first liquified hydrogen carrier, was launched at Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Kobe shipyard shortly before the end of last year.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Malcolm Latarche reflects on some of the announcements at Shanghai’s Marintec and the shipping related discussion at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid.

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