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Marine Power & Propulsion: October 2017

The second generation of Wärtsilä’s UNIC automation system may be the key to gaining the best possible performance from its latest medium-speed engine.

Marine Power & Propulsion: October 2017

With the IMO’s sulphur cap coming into force in less than three years, it’s time for shipowners to consider their options and implement the technologies and methods best suited to their vessels.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews September 2017

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) completed 2 ½ years of refurbishment work on FPSO Petrojarl 1, delivering it back to the owners Teekay Offshore on the 18th of August 2017.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews September 2017

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies sensors to provide benchmark testing for compliance with ballast water standards.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews September 2017

Babcock (NZ) Ltd have had a very busy 12 months with commercial docking projects including passenger cruise ships; two Antarctic going vessels, as well as a super yacht and a major refit for a South Pacific based French Navy frigate.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews September 2017

Burgess Marine Ltd and MMD (Shipping Services) Ltd, part of Portsmouth City Council, have opened a new ship repair facility using Flat House Quay in Portsmouth’s Commercial Port.

The Naval Architect: October 2017

The software collaboration between NAPA and NTT Data Engineering Systems (NDES) could provide the key to streamlining the ship design process.

The Naval Architect: October 2017

Giving proper consideration to automation at the design stage can boost efficiency and avoid awkward questions further down the line, the CEO of Høglund Marine Automation tells The Naval Architect

The Naval Architect: October 2017

Energy saving devices are key to meeting new emissions imperatives, but they can sometimes add complication and unforeseen design challenges. Dr Hanshin Seol, Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO), shares a practical approach to ESD design and two new developments
 

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

The Ship & Boat International team is putting together this year’s edition of the annual Significant Small Ships, profiling approximately 30 new vessels sized between 5-100m and delivered in 2017.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

Orders are on an upwards curve for Estonia's Baltic Workboats, which has unveiled its latest design - the 30knot-capacity 4500WP patrol boat.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

Wärtsilä has completed a round of transatlantic unmanned vessel tests, in which a pilot situated in San Diego, California controlled a platform supply vessel (PSV) in the North Sea.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

Spirit of Rathlin, the replacement ferry for Northern Ireland's Antrim-Rathlin Island service, has greater space, capacity and power than her predecessor - and features the additional benefit of dual-coding.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

Work is due to commence on a new 150-pax ferry, designed for clean, green operations in Washington State’s Puget Sound.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2017

Capable of safe operation in wave heights of up to 2.7m, and technician transfers in conditions up to 2.3m Hs, Strategic Marine’s new StratCAT 30 and 38 concepts are intended to grant wind farm service operators greater scope for vessel availability and utilisation.

The Naval Architect: September 2017

The 71st session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee was one of the most keenly anticipated in years and for some parties at least it didn’t disappoint.

The Naval Architect: September 2017

The Joint Industry Project is set to provide a sustainable solution to the transportation of iron ore and coal between Australia and China and pave the way for greener shipping.

The Naval Architect: September 2017

Canadian-based energy storage solution provider PBES is determined that quality comes first in the rush towards electrification.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

 

Towage operator Svitzer and power systems giant Rolls-Royce showed the marine sector a glimpse of the future this summer, with the successful completion of tests of a shore-controlled tug in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

 

Hampton Roads Transit (HRT), which provides ferry services to six cities within the state of Virginia, US, has taken delivery of the first of three new ferries, which were ordered to replace an older, existing trio on its Norfolk-to Portsmouth route.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

 

UK boatbuilder Mainstay Marine has delivered a brand new crew transfer vessel (CTV) to a Scottish tug owner and operator, as part of a contract distinguished by a “short build timescale”, the yard reports. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

 

A new ferry designed to provide a lifeline, domestic service to the Vestmannaeyjar, or Westman Islands, in the extremely challenging conditions off the southwest coast of Iceland, has been ordered from a Polish yard for delivery in June 2018.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

 

Danish designer and builder Tuco Marine has delivered what is the first vessel in its ProZero workboat range to have been specially customised for deployment in the aquaculture sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2017

Rivertrace Engineering's Smart PFM 107 utilises optical recognition algorithms to distinguish between all oil particles, solids and gas particles sized up to 500µ

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2017

MAN Diesel & Turbo is extending its range of maintenance, repair and refit services offered for both 2 and 4-stroke engines, meeting customers’ requirements for reduced overall costs and lower emission levels, in particular.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2017

Following a large-scale renovation, the port of Marseille’s Drydock 10 is back in business for the first time in 17 years.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2017

The IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has recently agreed to delay the deadline for existing vessels to retrofit ballast water treatment systems, a decision that has not been universally welcomed.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2017

Recent weeks have seen Austal Limited in Australia approaching completion of construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s Cape class patrol boats and starting work on a new class of Pacific Patrol Boats.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2017

The first Royal Navy Type 23 frigate to receive the Power Generation and Machinery Control and Surveillance (MCAS) Update (PGMU) package will enter upkeep at Babcock’s Devonport dockyard during the third quarter of 2017.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2017

The Department of Defense fiscal year 2018 budget proposal will not be enough to increase the size of the US fleet and does not fund additional vessels. Questions have also been raised about shipyards’ ability to recruit sufficient personnel to meet production targets, particularly submarines.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2017

GustoMSC's new self-propelled jack-up type, the NG-20000X, has been developed to combine high variable load capacity with the ability to access and operate within significant water depths.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2017

A total power output of nearly 24,000kW, a pump ashore capacity of 15,600kW and what is reported to be the heaviest cutter ladder ever installed are all key features of Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new mega cutter, Helios.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2017

 

Piriou’s yard in Vietnam is currently assembling a pair of aluminium offshore wind farm support vessels for UK operator Wind Energy Marine.

The Naval Archiect: July/Aug 2017

Bigger boxships demand a firefighting infrastructure with enhanced capacity, explains Matthew Tremblay, ABS vice president for containerships.

The Naval Architect - July/Aug 2017

Completed tonnage from Chinese shipbuilders continued to show growth between January and May 2017. However, the orderbook has shown a year-on-year fall and a decline in the main economic indicators from major companies indicates a slowdown, according to the statistics from China Association of National Shipbuilding Industry (CANSI).

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