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The Naval Architect May 2022

Spurred by the Japanese government, a number of zero-emission hydrogen and ammonia based projects have recently been launched.

The Naval Architect May 2022

Best known for its e-navigation solutions, the Norwegian company is diversifying into vessel analytics and performance optimisation.

The Naval Architect May 2022

While perhaps not the ‘Frankenstein fuel’ some have alleged, low-sulphur fuel continues to pose a handling challenge for ship operators, says technical consultancy Brookes Bell.

The Naval Architect May 2022

The 199.9m long, 32.26m wide vessel is the first of four sisters built to deliver project cargo along Pacific trade routes.

Warship Technology May 2022

The Republic of Ireland is acquiring two decommissioned Lake-class inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) from New Zealand as part of wider plans to modernise and rebalance the Irish Naval Service fleet.

Warship Technology May 2022

Spanish shipbuilding and systems group Navantia has delivered the first of five Avante 2200 corvettes built for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under a contract signed in 2018.

Warship Technology May 2022

Babcock International, the UK-based aerospace, defence and security company, has been selected as the platform design provider and technology partner for Poland’s ‘MIECZNIK’ (Swordfish) new frigate programme.

Warship Technology May 2022

French designer and shipbuilder Naval Group is to provide three ‘FDI’ vessels to the Hellenic Navy, with a suite of above- and underwater sensors from Thales Group.

The Naval Architect April 2022

The British government’s ‘refreshed’ National Shipbuilding Strategy is notable for its greater emphasis on commercial shipbuilding.

The Naval Architect April 2022

The Dutch company believes the 3,600dwt vessels could be viably built by northern European yards at competitive prices.

The Naval Architect April 2022

With AiPs for two CO2 tanker designs, Dan-Unity has high hopes for its role in the emerging CCS segment.

The Naval Architect April 2022

Infosec Partners’ Maritime Cyber Baseline scheme aims to establish an affordable and certified level of cyber control for maritime, applicable for all ship types.

The Naval Architect March 2022

The fortunes of the Finnish shipbuilding cluster have started to brighten in the aftermath of Covid-19, writes Kari Reinikainen.

The Naval Architect March 2022

Investment and installation of wind propulsion is starting to ramp up, according to the IWSA’s secretary-general.

The Naval Architect March 2022

Lubmarine successfully trialled its Talusia Universal cylinder oil for more than 4,000 hours onboard the LNG tanker SK Audace.

The Naval Architect March 2022

The Carbon Intensity Indicator will have a profound impact on the marketability of vessels, according to inspection specialists IDWAL.

The Naval Architect March 2022

Swedish naval architects FKAB Marine Design have unveiled a concept design for vessel partly fuelled by onboard hydrogen reformation.

Warship Technology March 2022

USNS John Lewis (TAO 205), the lead ship in a class of new fleet replenishment oilers for the US Navy, has completed initial builder’s trials. The trials were initiated on 4 February 2022.

Warship Technology March 2022

The keel for the future USNS Cody, Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship (EPF 14), the first of the Spearhead class EPF Flight II configuration, was laid at Austal USA on 26 January 2022.

Warship Technology March 2022

The keel for the future USS Harrisburg (LPD 30), the 14th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship and the first Flight II ship was laid at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding on 28 January 2022.

Warship Technology March 2022

Originally due to achieve Initial Operational Capability (IOC) at the end of Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20), the US Navy’s next-generation landing craft air-cushion (LCAC) is at last nearing operational status. The US Navy now expects to achieve IOC with its next-generation LCAC in FY23, with Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU 4) first in line to receive the new type.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2022

With tanker dockings generally on the rise, Besiktas Shipyard highlights the growing importance of environmental efficiency projects within work scopes

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2022

The conclusion of a lease purchase agreement in San Diego gives the company access to the West Coast market in addition to its established position in the US Gulf

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2022

Digitalisation is at the heart of its strategy for overcoming logistical supply chain challenges

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2022

Floating dock investment plans on table to retain customer base

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2022

Traditionally a ship repairer, SMS has invested in a team of professionals to develop a presence in the shipboard engineering, interior outfitting and marine refurbishment segment and 2021 is considered to have been a defining year

The Naval Architect February 2022

The UK-based manufacturer is supplying a state-of-the-art firefighting system for the trailblazing autonomous vessel Yara Birkeland.