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Significant Small Ships of 2019

Editor:  Martin ConwaySSS19 pages


Significant Small Ships of 2019 includes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered in 2019 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 2019 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features 30 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide. 


Significant Small Ships of 2019 can now be ordered, and is available in printed or USB format.

Ref: SSC19 Publication Price - £45 (RINA Member £39)


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Significant Small Ships of 2019

The newbuildings featured in this year's volume of Significant Small Ships include:SSC19 Cover

  • ATLANTIC TITAN: Matching traditional trawler features to modern design and equipment
  • BREMEN: Debut Patrol 24 WP vessel, designed for smooth rides and low noise
  • CHASEWELL: Hybrid patrol/pilot boat with a high-speed, low-weight design
  • COMBAT BOAT 90 HSM: Upgraded version of a 30-year-old veteran
  • CP-8001: A jack-up to match Japan’s offshore wind ambitions
  • THE “DAN MCGREW”: Modular design for a shallow-draught pusher tug
  • ELLEN: Prototype E-ferry, developed for 100% electric operations
  • E-OSHIMA: Japan’s first all-battery-powered vessel
  • ETSUZAN MARU NO. 8: Chemical tanker with topside tanks
  • E-TWO: High-power harbour tug designed to meet new stability regulations
  • F180EC1: New breed of river cruiser for Thai waters
  • GİSAŞ POWER: All-electric tug makes a compelling case for reduced op-ex
  • HERJÓLFUR: Hybrid passenger-car ferry serving Icelandic islands
  • HODOR: A modern catamaran with ample room for tenders and toys
  • ISHIN: First Japanese-built tugboat to conform to the IGF Code
  • MO5: Versatile wind farm CTV with a wide scope for crew/cargo transfers
  • NORA B: Offshore-tailored spin on a Neptune Marine tug classic
  • PILOT-1: Debutante in a series of robust, easy-to-maintain pilot boats for Turkey
  • RED DOLPHIN: Multitasking firefighting craft developed to protect Singapore
  • RED KESTREL: New freight ferry for Southampton, built on the Mersey
  • ROME-MOSCOW: ASD tug designed to assist with the dismantling of nuclear submarines
  • SABAH: Patrol boat with enhanced seakeeping capabilities
  • SEA EXPRESS II: First Thai-built ferry classed for US operations
  • STARGAZER: Chase boat intended to provide a wide range of functions
  • SVEA: Low-noise research vessel drawing on vegetable oil for fuel
  • TAZLINA: Alaskan ferry designed for optimal performance in heavy seas
  • TSIMSHIAN WARRIOR: First IMO Tier III standard-compliant tug in Canada
  • VILJA: Hybrid tug using batteries for extra boost
  • VITTORIOSA: LNG terminal escort tug with nearly equal ahead/astern performance
  • ZANZIBAR 1: First of two high-speed ferries for Tanzania

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