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Significant Small Ships of 2021

Editor:  Martin ConwaySSS21 Kallista Helen


Significant Small Ships of 2021 includes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered in 2021 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 2021 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features 24 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide. 


Significant Small Ships of 2021 can now be ordered, and is available in printed or digital format.

Ref: SSC21 Publication Price - £49 (RINA Member £43)


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Significant Small Ships of 2021

The newbuildings featured in this year's volume of Significant Small Ships include:SSS21 front cover

  • BELGICA: Oceanographic research ship
  • BJØRG PAULINE: Hybrid LNG-/battery powered wellboat
  • CP329: Self-righting SAR craft
  • CWIND PIONEER: SES technology crew transfer vessel
  • GROTTE: Carbon-neutral, all-electric ferry
  • HERMES: Firefighting tug
  • HYDROBINGO: Passenger vessel using H2ICE
  • KAI SHIUAN 8: Fast ferry
  • KALLISTA HELLEN: Aquaculture vessel, innovative delousing system
  • MANTARAY: Custom-built, fuel-efficient, self-righting pilot boat
  • MED TEGMINE: Tug with innovative winch arrangement
  • MHO APOLLO/MHO ASGARD: Hybrid-electric CTV twins
  • PACIFIC GUARDIAN: State-of-the-art pilot boat
  • RAGING BULL: Innovative fishing boat
  • RAVEEL ONTMOET ENSOR: Ferry 22 Electric class
  • RIBCRAFT 9.0M PRO HYBRID: RIB with low carbon footprint
  • SEA CHANGE: Hydrogen-fuelled ferry
  • SELENE: Compact ice-breaking tug
  • SSG MICHAEL H. OLLIS: High-pax-capacity ferry
  • SURVIVOR 1: Remote-control rescue craft for offshore wind farms
  • SWR-120: Customisable RIB class
  • TARAJOQ: Ice-class vessel furthering research in Greenland
  • VAMPIRE: Modular RIB for rapid deployment
  • YARA BIRKELAND: All-electric, autonomous coastal container ship

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