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Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2020

The Ship & Boat International team has started work on this year’s edition of the annual RINA journal Significant Small Ships, profiling approximately 30 new vessels sized between 5-100m and officially delivered in 2020. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2020

Reliance on USVs is set to continue in the next couple of years, particularly in the North American marine and offshore segments, where iXblue is making inroads with its DriX drone. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2020

A five-hull arrangement is intended to reduce drag, boost fuel efficiency and support autonomous operations aboard BMT’s latest multipurpose vessel concept.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2020

The Interceptor isn’t solely dedicated to recovering plastic rubbish from the world’s seas – it’s also been developed to prevent it from entering the ocean at all.

The Naval Architect Jul/Aug 2020

Green Ship of the Future’s ‘The Retrofit Project’ promotes a potential 21.7% fuel saving by utilising energy optimisation-based retrofits

The Naval Architect Jul/Aug 2020

The loss of more than 40 containers in an incident off the Australian coast has raised questions about how safely secured they were, but lashing is just one factor amid many

The Naval Architect Jul/Aug 2020

Feasibility of innovative technologies and alternative fuels surveyed, with concept designs for zero- and low-emission ships 

The Naval Architect: Jul/Aug 2020

The pandemic has turbocharged digitalisation across the entire industry, says DNV GL, as it launches its maritime specific infection prevention certificate programme

Warship Technology: July/August 2020

 

Construction of the first of a new class of logistic support ship (LSS) for the French Navy has commenced at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.

 

Warship Technology: July/August 2020

 

The US Navy is exploring the acquisition of a new generation of vessels designed to support future amphibious manoeuvre and logistics sustainment operations coherent with the aims of the US Marine Corps’ Force Design 2030 development blueprint. The blueprint was published in March 2020.

Warship Technology: July/August 2020

 

The US Navy has accepted delivery of the first of its DDG 1000 destroyers, three years after it said the vessel had been commissioned.

The Naval Architect Jul/Aug 2020

The EU-backed Seatech project will explore precise engine controlling when used in symbiosis with a dynamic bow wing

Warship Technology: July/August 2020

On 9 June 2020, President Trump issued a memorandum to review required numbers of polar security cutters, US and international basing options for polar security cutters, and options for bridging a gap in polar vessels until US Coast Guard’s new polar security cutters are delivered.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2020

Wärtsilä has been contracted to design and equip two all-electric, double-ended ferries for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2020

SGMF has published its ‘Gas as a Marine Fuel: Work Practices for Maintenance, Repair and Dry-Dock Operations’, which provides guidance on drydocking gas-fuelled vessels 

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2020

A Global Industry Alliance for Marine biosafety has been launched by the IMO, which will work alongside the IMO GloFouling Partnerships Project

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2020

Shipping association BIMCO has moved closer to establishing a global standard for ship hull cleaning and is aiming for IMO approval within the next two to three years

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2020

TecnoRib's new Pirelli 42 RIB is intended to serve as a shadow boat or a day cruiser. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2020

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered 15 harbour and five harbour/coastal tugs from domestic boatbuilder Piriou.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2020

India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology(NIOT) has commissioned Sagar Anveshika, the second of two 43m, dynamic-positioning sisters built in West Bengal.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2020

2022 will see the delivery of Jan De Nul Group’s latest, ‘super-sized’ floating installation crane vessel. 

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2020

The 108m Seajacks Zaratan is being prepped for installation work at two of Japan’s up and coming wind turbine sites. 

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2020

Turbine builder United Wind Logistics has taken delivery of the first of two new deck carriers, ordered to transport turbines to offshore sites.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2020

Bureau Veritas has witnessed a 900% increase in demand for remote inspection of offshore assets and equipment since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Naval Architect: June 2020

An uptake of green solutions in the post-pandemic period is vital and antifouling products will be a key player, believes Philip Chaabane, CEO of global bio-tech company, I-Tech  

The Naval Architect: June 2020

Jotun has launched its Hull Skating Solutions (HSS), which it claims will proactively remove fouling from a ship’s hull before it affects performance and becomes a biosecurity problem  

Naval Architect: June 2020

Five years after it first launched, the Green Shipping Programme continues to develop innovative shortsea pilot projects and advance Norway’s goal of establishing itself as the world’s most eco-friendly shipping nation 

The Naval Architect: June 2020

Technology and expertise used during the development of racing yachts is being applied to a wind propulsion system that has attracted the interest of a leading shipowner

The Naval Architect: June 2020

The Norwegian company hopes its latest commercial innovation consolidates its position as one of the leading manufacturers of UV ballast water treatment

Warship Technology: May 2020

A newly-developed unmanned surface vessel intended for a range of military and commercial applications has a centre hull and a pair of sponsons to either side of it and is based on a hullform UK-based BMT has studied over many years.

Warship Technology: May 2020

In early April 2020, Gulf Island Fabrication received notification of an award for the construction of two additional towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) for the US Navy.

Warship Technology: May 2020

The UISS is the US Navy’s first unmanned surface vehicle (USV) programme of record. It provides unmanned mine counter measure and capabilities using interchangeable payloads and advanced sensors.

Warship Technology: May 2020

The US Navy is investing in a major programme of upgrades for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) as it looks to increase the organic firepower and survivability of the fleet. At the same time, it is promoting a greater degree of in-service commonality between the respective Freedom and Independence variants.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2020

So, how do you maintain CTV operations when a global pandemic forces countries into lockdown, plunges the economy into freefall and introduces the unprecedented practice of ‘social distancing’? 

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2020

A new research vessel bound for Greenland is intended to conduct a wider range of survey work than before, obviating the need to charter additional vessels.

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