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Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Despite the hype surrounding unmanned vessel ops, we may have to wait a considerable while before crew-free ships and boats gain support from the public, a report issued by law firm Kennedys claims.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

AMD’s patented Ecomaran passenger ferry is designed to capture solar energy to provide low-emission transits for urban commuters and sightseers in tropical climes.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Orolia's FastFind ReturnLink personal locator beacon features the new Galileo satellite network-enabled Return Link Service (RLS).

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

The converted research vessel Plastic Odyssey will showcase plastic recycling solutions on a three-year, 30-port expedition, using pyrolysis to convert plastic trash into fuel.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

RINA’s inaugural Wind Propulsion Conference revealed that wind power can bring positive changes to the industry, but more studies need to be conducted.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Regular readers will know that The Naval Architect has followed with interest the ongoing research into ammonia as a green alternative fuel, with several leading classification societies highlighting it as one of the most credible options on the table. In the most recent edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050, DNV GL went so far as to call it “the most promising carbon-neutral option for newbuildings”.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) gives its response to India’s historic accession to IMO’s Hong Kong International Convention for Ship Recycling, announced in November.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Susio Frontier, the world’s first liquified hydrogen carrier, was launched at Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Kobe shipyard shortly before the end of last year.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Malcolm Latarche reflects on some of the announcements at Shanghai’s Marintec and the shipping related discussion at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid.

Warship Technology: January 2020

Flywheel energy storage systems could prove to be well-suited to pulse power applications, such as laser weapons, the UK and US believe.

Warship Technology: January 2020

BMT has unveiled a new multirole support ship with a focus on logistics and roll-on/roll-off transport.

Warship Technology: January 2020

As Eric Norris, Director Business Development of Global Government at classification society ABS explains in the January 2020 issue of Warship Technology, digital technology is facilitating a transition from reactive maintenance to condition-based maintenance and ultimately condition-based class.

Warship Technology: January 2020

The US Navy is to build nine Block V Virginia class attack submarines, of which three will be of a lengthened design with significantly more firepower.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2019

The UK based software developer is working on a new generation system that it believes will change the way owners and operators access, and utilise data for condition monitoring purposes.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Wight Shipyard Co. (WSC) has scooped what it describes as its largest export order so far, with a contract to supply four fast ferries to a Maltese tourboat operator.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

The Transition Ship, or TX Ship, developed by Thales and Steller Systems, is intended to bridge the gap between ‘lean-manned’ operations and all-out autonomy.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Houston Mechatronics’ Aquanaut vehicle has pulled off the tricky task of creating an ROV/AUV hybrid.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Effebi is working on a hybrid-propulsion-enabled patrol boat for domestic police force the Guardia di Finanzia,  to undertake surveillance tasks within and around the Venetian Lagoon.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

RanMarine has developed the WasteShark AUV to capture riverine waste before it enters and pollutes the greater sea and ocean.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

IMO has moved “a significant step closer” to realising “a global regime to create safety standards for fishing vessels”, following a show of support for the Cape Town Agreement.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

The world’s first articulated tug barge (ATB) designed for LNG bunkering and coastwise shipments has been launched at Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

Seattle-based naval architect Elliott Bay Design Group is supplying a hybrid-electric vessel design to local operator Washington State Ferries.

The Naval Architect: November 2019

While much of the industry is looking towards alternative fuels and new technologies, might there be a simpler solution in lengthening vessels?

The Naval Architect: November 2019

With growing interest from east Asian shipbuilders, Silverstream Technologies may have achieved a breakthrough for air lubrication technology where others have failed.

The Naval Architect: November 2019

There is a growing consensus within the maritime industry that hydrogen powered fuel cells could hold the key to decarbonisation, but questions surrounding fuel storage still remain.

The Naval Architect: November 2019

The CMA CGM Jacques Saade represents a watershed moment for Chinese shipbuilding.

The Naval Architect: November 2019

The chemical/product tanker sector appears robust and well positioned ahead of the sulphur cap, writes Malcolm Latarche.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2019

UK-based Ramtech Electronics argues that technology advances are gradually addressing long-standing safety risks within the industry.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2019

The Switzerland-based manufacturer aims to harness the power of digital technology to provide owners and operators greater insight and support

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2019

The Genoa yard and its sister site CNdM continue to a secure a number of significant passenger ship upgrade projects

Shiprepair & Maintenance 4th Quarter 2019

Superyachts and seismic survey vessels are amongst the more buoyant sectors of the repair and refit market for Singapore’s ST Engineering.

The Naval Architect: October 2019

Operator hopes that delivery of its latest chemical tankers marks the next step in proving methanol is a viable, clean alternative to conventional fuels.

Naval Architect: October 2019

LNT Marine’s new innovative cargo containment system will enable more shipyards to build LNG carriers and fill a need for mid-size vessels.

Naval Architect: October 2019

Small improvements in ship design could have a big impact on the safe transfer of marine pilots.

The Naval Architect: October 2019

Two lists means two sets of obligations, warns Kenneth W. Fisher.

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