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Significant Small Ships of 2014

Editor:  Martin ConwaySignificant Small Ships 2014 example page


Significant Small Ships of 2014 includes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered in 2014 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 2014 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features 28 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide. 


Significant Small Ships of 2014 can now be ordered, and is available in printed or USB format.

Ref: SSC14 Publication Price - £31.50 (RINA Member £26)



Significant Small Ships of 2014

The newbuildings featured in this year's volume of Significant Small Ships include:Significant Small Ships

  • Mpere: All-electric ZeroCat 120 provides emission-free ferry service
  • AS14: Fast ambulance cat, designed to tackle icy and shallow waters
  • Atco Noura: High-endurance patrol vessel for the Arabian Gulf
  • Baltika: Icebreaking emergency rescue vessel with asymmetric hull design
  • Bhagwan Dryden: Dive support cat with low-fuel burn capability
  • Bugsier 7: First fruit of Fassmer’s diversification into tug production
  • Burrard Otter II: 21st century replacement SeaBus enters service
  • Chowgule 7: Small-scale open top port feeder, incorporating a streamlined approach to engine room arrangement
  • Cwind Sword: First in CTruk’s new MPC 22 class, equipped with protected CPP system
  • Eddy1: Hybrid tug setting new bar for fuel efficiency and energy optimisation
  • Elida: Offshore supply, safety stand-by and oil recovery unit 
  • HB Hydra: Diesel-electric push boat enters Brazilian market
  • Horizon 9: HSC 2000 Code-compliant monohull makes debut
  • Investigator: Research vessel built for multiple operations and impressive range
  • Jeddah 53: All-weather oil collection barge hits the Gulf region
  • Karina: Customisable hybrid FSIV designed for good seakeeping at any speed
  • Metal Shark 45’: Bespoke low-noise newbuild for Florida
  • Mikotahi: Self-righting pilot and offshore transfer boat with customised fendering
  • Munin S1200: Prototype patrol/intervention vessel built for extreme speed and in-situ combat
  • Muslim Magomayev: Fast crew boat goes large for the oil and gas sector
  • NH1816: High-capacity, high-comfort newcomer to the KNRM’s lifeboat fleet
  • Pacific Leader: IBC Code-compliant offshore supply vessel
  • Seacat Intrepid: Improved hull form for next-gen turbine technician transfer boat
  • SMV1: Multipurpose crew transfer vessel, designed for operations 150nm from shore
  • Spirit of the Sound: Hybrid-electric ‘floating classroom’ makes debut
  • Susie S: Smaller but optimised vessel dimensions for Damen’s new FCS 2008 class
  • Thaiyak: Moored police and rescue station off Australia’s Ashmore Reef
  • The Next Episode: Luxury debutante in new Continental III superyacht range
  • Thea: First in class auxiliary survey boat for shallow water missions
  • Zeeaster: Low-freeboard, low-draught, multipurpose pilot boat

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