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Warship Technology: October 2020

The US Navy has a chance to transform anti-submarine warfare using mature and maturing autonomous systems, according to a new report from the Hudson Institute

Warship Technology: October 2020

The US Navy is planning to build seven, possibly more, oceanographic research and surveillance vessels to replace T-AGOS 19 and T-AGOS 23 ships, which have a specialised small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) hullform

Warship Technology: October 2020

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the US has reported on serious issues at US Navy-run shipyards that are causing significant delays to maintenance of aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered submarines

Warship Technology: October 2020

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) for the Royal Canadian Navy, Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of Canada on 31 July 2020

Ship & Boat International eNews: October 2020

Sunseeker International has disclosed a number of design details regarding its forthcoming 88 Yacht.

The Naval Architect: October 2020

DNV GL’s latest forecast on shipping’s route to 2050 goes further than ever before in exploring the different scenarios 

Ship & Boat International eNews: October 2020

Maritime Partner has secured a domestic contract to build a multipurpose workboat/security monohull for the Port of Bergen, Norway. 

Ship & Boat International eNews: October 2020

Thailand-based electric services company Energy Absolute is investing US$33 million into the creation of an all-electric passenger ferry service on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River.

The Naval Architect: October 2020

The ‘Big Three’ yards dominated orders for a second consecutive month in August

The Naval Architect: October 2020: Marine Power & Propulsion

Fuel cell projects continue to make steady progress, despite the technology falling to the wayside in favour of battery-powered vessels 

The Naval Architect: October 2020

Leading women in the maritime industry virtually sat down and discussed what mechanisms for change can be put into place to improve diversity and gender equality in the sector 

Ship & Boat International eNews: October 2020

Sanmar Shipyards has delivered two Robert Allan Ltd (RAL)-designed terminal support/escort tugs to Orkney Island Council Marine Services. 

The Naval Architect: October 2020

The Japan Weather Association (JWA) has unveiled Polaris Navigation, a weather forecast and optimum ship routing service

The Naval Architect: Marine Power & Propulsion 2020

What was expected to be the year of the sulphur cap has seen priorities dramatically reassessed by plummeting bunker prices caused by the pandemic, writes Malcolm Latarche

The Naval Architect September 2020

An artificial neural network that predicts shaft power, developed in collaboration with the University of Southampton, could lead to fully automated draft and trim

The Naval Architect September 2020

China’s recently launched Experiment 6 meets the nation’s need for a medium-sized geophysical research and survey vessel

The Naval Architect September 2020

Naval architect Noriel Arauz discusses the challenge of leading the technological
transformation of the world’s oldest and largest ship registry

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2020

Suzuki has incorporated its drive-by-wire (DbW) technology into a pair of new, smaller outboard types, the DF115BG and DF140BG.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2020

The underwater repair specialist has been mobilising its teams in quick response to repair and maintenance operations in Europe 

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2020

Babcock International extends its working relationship with NorthLink Ferries in a new four-year maintenance contract  

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2020

Jotun’s robotic antifouling solution Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) will be installed on MSC container ships as part of its first commercial contract  

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2020

Aerospace technology adopted for the racing world could provide a much required boost for all-electric vessels in general.

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2020

A team of mostly Dutch marine interests has drawn up plans for the Autonomous Guard Vessel (AGV), which would protect offshore sites while reducing operational costs.

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2020

Highfield Boats’ 2021 Sport range aims to translate heavy-duty, commercial RIB design know-how into more luxurious options for recreational and family-oriented boaters.

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2020

Alva Yachts’ forthcoming Ocean Eco 90 yacht utilises a spread of high-efficiency solar panels to enable emissions-free/ noise-free voyages and realise “virtually unlimited range”.

The Naval Architect September 2020

Can the connectivity needs of unmanned vessels be met? Inmarsat’s head of digital maritime is confident, but suggests there may be some challenges for unmanned remotely operated vessels.

The Naval Architect September 2020

Creating a framework that can facilitate the design and operation of autonomous vessels is a multifaceted problem.

The Naval Architect September 2020

The Naval Architect September 2020

A recent webinar hosted by The Nautical Institute argued the case for better human centred design for ships and marine equipment.

The Naval Architect September 2020

China’s largest shipbuilding conglomerate, China State Shipbuilding Corporation, is heavily engaged in marine technology innovation initiatives  

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2020

Tennessee-based boatbuilder MasterCraft has launched a next-gen '2021' version of its ProStar ski boat.

Ship & Boat International eNews: 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: August 2020

A new flotilla of 90m cargo barges is being readied at a Chinese yard for service in the Northwest Territories of northern Canada.

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2020

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has delivered three customised versions of its Munin-S1200 craft, fitted out to serve as mobile medical units.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2020

A specialist in cold straightening shafts and rudder stocks, the Danish company MarineShaft has recently completed a notable project for container operator MSC

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