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Warship Technology December 2021

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) in the UK is seeking solutions for innovations in hybrid powertrain technology that could power Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels and reduce carbon emissions.

Warship Technology December 2021

A National Shipbuilding Office has been created to ‘galvanise and promote’ the UK’s shipbuilding enterprise, Ben Wallace, the Government’s Shipbuilding Tsar and Defence Secretary has announced.

Warship Technology December 2021

Classification society DNV has unveiled a new Naval Technical Assurance certification concept as an alternative approach to the classification assurance process.

Warship Technology December 2021

At the end of November 2021, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley formally commissioned two Cape-class patrol boats at a ceremony held at the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard base in Chaguaramas.

The Naval Architect November/December 2021

A research project led by the University of Kent is exploring viable scenarios for electrifying Channel crossings.

The Naval Architect November/December 2021

The Chinese shipyard is keen to establish itself as a leader in the emerging tanker segment.

The Naval Architect November/December 2021

The one-size-fits-all days are over, says Ulrik Dan Frørup, chief commercial director, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore.

The Naval Architect November/December 2021

From TNA’s Marine Power & Propulsion supplement. Yanmar’s dual-fuel 6EY22ALDF recently secured its first order, but two long established names in the medium-speed sector are set to disappear.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2021

The well-established ballast water treatment concept continues to be developed to adapt to operators’ refit requirements

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2021

A containerised LNG fuel storage option is the latest to gain provisional class approval

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2021

Rolls-Royce has supplied new engines, an advanced automation system and a tool for remote servicing on the high-speed catamaran Avemar Dos

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2021

The Drydocks World shipyard has witnessed a significant upturn in gas carrier contracts

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2021

UK engineering firm Forth is seeking partners for its innovative Autonomous Aquatic Inspection and Intervention (A2I2) underwater survey robot

The Naval Architect October 2021

Maritime fuel and other subsidies: wind up or wind up?

Gavin Allwright, Secretary General, International Windship Association, asks why some alternative fuels are receiving preferential treatment and the implications for energy transition.

The Naval Architect October 2021

The multi-partner TopTier JIP aims to research and restore fidelity in boxship operations.

The Naval Architect October 2021

At double the bunkering cost, carbon pricing and green methanol availability could prove decisive.

The Naval Architect October 2021

South Korea plans for a hydrogen-based future

The Korean Register explains how government-mandated promotion of the hydrogen economy is translating into maritime R&D.

Warship Technology October 2021

UK naval design and systems engineering group BMT has revealed details of an internal research project intended to scope, map and de-risk the transition to increasingly autonomous and lean-manned warships.

Warship Technology October 2021

Under the ‘AUKUS’ partnership unveiled in September 2021, the Royal Australian Navy is to build a new class of nuclear-powered attack submarines, but questions abound about their design, how and where they will be built and how they will be maintained and manned.

Warship Technology October 2021

 

David Andrews FREng, PhD, FRINA, FSNAME, FIMechE, FRSA, RCNC, Professor of Engineering Design, University College London has written to Warship Technology in response to an article published in the July/August 2021 issue of the magazine, The Royal Navy and naval shipbuilding: what do the yards say?

Warship Technology October 2021

Assuming it progresses as far as construction, the US Navy could soon be procuring a totally new class of amphibious vessel that would be much smaller, but more manoeuvrable than existing units.

Warship Technology September 2021

The US Navy named the newest Virginia class attack submarine, the future USS Hyman G Rickover (SSN 795), in a ceremony on 31 July 2021 at General Dynamics/Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut.

Warship Technology September 2021

The US Navy named the John Lewis class replenishment oiler, the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), on 17 July 2021. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, delivered the principal address.

Warship Technology September 2021

The first example of the US Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78), successfully completed full ship shock trials (FSSTs) in August 2021.

Warship Technology September 2021

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) announced in July 2021 that it had signed a cooperation agreement with Hanjin Heavy Industries for the design and construction of a light aircraft carrier (CVX) for the Republic of Korea Navy.

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

While the pandemic has disrupted and postponed multiple industry events and schedules over the past 18 months, the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association stayed on track in organising its 8th Annual International Student Design Competition for a Safe, Affordable Ferry. 

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

The Naval Architect September 2021

Nuyina, the Australian Antarctic Division’s (AAD) newest scientific research vessel, has been designed to intelligently voyage the Antarctic for the next 30 years

The Naval Architect September 2021

Small luxury cruise ships and megayachts have physical similarities, but different design philosophies, writes Kari Reinikainen.