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Innovation in shipbuilding: March 2018

The ever-changing demands of shipbuilding seemingly precludes the use of automated production lines. Dutch production robotics company Kranendonk demonstrates this need not be the case.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

A combination of R&D and feedback from military and professional end users is credited with influencing the development of Norsafe’s new Munin S1200 Open model.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018


The Philippines has the potential to become a major maritime hub in the Asia-Pacific, given further investment in training and infrastructure, and more publicity for its smaller boatbuilders.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

Astilleros Gondán has completed two sister service operation vessels (SOVs) for shipowner Østensjø Rederi,  for deployment at offshore wind farms off the UK coast. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018


Future trends for the application of marine composites could include wider adoption of sensor-enhanced, 'smart' materials.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018


A forthcoming hydrographic research vessel newbuild for the South African Navy has been based on a proven Vard Marine design.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018


Tourists in Cancun are benefiting from an alternative to lengthy and muggy bus rides, care of two new passenger ferry sisters, City Jet 1 and City Jet 2.

Warship Techology: March 2018

A large number of patrol boats are being built for the Indonesian Navy at yards in the country under its ‘Minimum Essential Force’ programme.

Warship Technology: March 2018

La Rochelle, France-based Advanced Aerodynamic Vessels (A2V) believes a revolutionary hullform it has developed has potential application as a fast patrol vessel/coast guard vessel.

Warship Technology: March 2018

UK submarine rescue specialist JFD was due to deliver the first of two innovative submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy in March 2018.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

Automation and integration look set to take up the increasingly challenging task of achieving further efficiency improvements. Norwegian Control Systems’ project for Fjord1 provides a convincing test case.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

The Finnish company has decided to fit its latest newbuilding with ABB’s versatile propulsion system, report Kari Reinikainen and Alan Lam.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

French carrier CMA CGM’s 22,000TEU generation will use LNG fuel on Asia/Europe round-voyages, putting down a new marker for the industry.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st quarter 2018

Some significant upgrades are underway, and others planned, at the leading US East Coast shiprepair yard.

Shiprepair & Maintenance 1st quarter 2018

The Italian shipyard group handled a number of notable refits and upgrades during 2017, including a major conversion of Silversea Cruises’ Silver Cloud.

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