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Shiprepair & Maintenance 2nd quarter 2017

The re-emergence of organotin in marine hull coatings is of increasing concern, with academics and environmentalists calling on IMO to investigate the use of tin in silicone-based foul release systems and other hull coatings.

Shiprepair & Maintenance 2nd quarter 2017

Close proximity to one of Europe’s most significant Emission Control Areas (ECAs) has helped create strong local demand for work to make vessels more environmentally friendly.

Shiprepair & Maintenance 2nd quarter 2017

Economic challenges mount but environmental opportunities open up.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

 

Blink and you might miss it – or, at the very least, mistake it for a high-speed interceptor craft or professional sports boat.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

Given its ability to safely transfer offshore personnel in temperatures as bitterly cold as -28°C, it’s perhaps no surprise that Ampelmann’s latest walk-to-work system, the N-Type, has been nicknamed the ‘Icemann’.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

 

For some naval architects, virtual reality (VR) is proving a useful addition to the toolbox.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

 

Safehaven Marine’s new XSV 17 class (see Ship & Boat International May/June 2017, pages 42-44) is to be put through its paces this summer, as it attempts to become the first ever vessel to circumnavigate both Ireland and the isolated islet of Rockall, situated apparently 500km northwest of the country.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

 

Another collaboration between Scotland’s Macduff Ship Design and Turkish builder Tor Marine has resulted in two new pilot vessels making their way to the Arabian Gulf in Q2.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2017

 

If the brains behind the Terminator movie franchise ever decide to throw a few robotic killer snakes into the mix, the prototype Eelume looks like it could wriggle its way into any director’s good books.

The Naval Architect: May 2017

Are shipbuilders liable for losses an operator incurs from a defective vessel?  Tom Kelly, associate at global law firm Clyde & Co, considers the implications of the Star Polaris LLC-v-HHIC-Phil Inc case.

The Naval Architect: May 2017

A recent condition monitoring study using acoustics emissions suggests it could offer a solution in situations where vibration analysis isn’t possible.

The Naval Architect: May 2017

Narve Mjøs, director of battery services & projects at DNV GL and program director of the Norwegian Green Coastal Program, discusses emissions, alternative fuels and how to incentivise green technologies for shipowners withThe Naval Architect

Warship Technology: May 2017

A recent demonstration has paved the way for self-contained, portable equipment that can launch and retrieve unmanned aircraft from ships or other mobile units

Warship Tehnology: May 2017

A project intended to implement a solution to longstanding problems with the power and propulsion of the UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers is to take the form of a third diesel generator, to be fitted to the ships when they undergo planned maintenance.

Warship Technology: May 2017

The National Audit Office (NAO) in the UK says the Ministry of Defence has made good progress since it last reported on delivering aircraft carriers, but faces a number of strategic risks which could have a significant impact on delivery.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

Kongsberg Maritime has launched its “first ever” in-house developed survey vessel, in the form of a two-man catamaran, dubbed the GeoSwath Compact Survey Vessel (CSV).

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

Norwegian yard Kleven Werft has completed the first of six sister anchor handling tug and supply (AHTS) vessels built to the particulars of compatriot architect Salt Ship Design’s Salt 200 Starfish class

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

Jan De Nul is set to take delivery of two China-built, 6,200dwt multipurpose sister vessels, in a bid to diversify from its traditional dredger fleet management operations.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

Singapore-based shipbuilder and repair specialist SAM Aluminium has delivered the first two in a series of four catamaran ferries to Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) market is expected to grow steadily over the next six years, according to data released by Stratistics Market Research Consulting (MRC).

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2017

 

Dutch builder Ferus Smit has launched the fourth in a series of 10 open-hatch, single-deck, ice-classed cargo carriers for Ireland-based Arklow Shipping.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2017

It’s been a tough couple of years for heavy-lift vessel owners and operators, with offshore oil and gas platform installation projects grinding to a halt.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2017

Lifting and drilling specialist Huisman has confirmed delivery of the first crane to have been manufactured at its Huisman Brazil production facility, situated in Navegantes, in Brazil’s south.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2017

Since its formation in 1972, the New Orleans-based, non-profit oil spill response cooperative Clean Gulf Associates (CGA) has provided a much welcomed means of responding to offshore industry-related oil spills affecting the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast.Supported by 112 private companies, CGA also works in tandem with the US Coast Guard (USCG), US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and numerous regulatory agencies in the Gulf Coast to protect the coast and its habitat from the effects of oil pollution.

The Naval Architect: April 2017

A new propeller design tool aims to be more inclusive of naval architects, empowering them with greater investigative capabilities.

The Naval Architect: April 2017

Launched two years ago, Denmark’s Blue INNOShip initiative is halfway through its planned four-year cycle. The Naval Architect checks in on its progress so far.

The Naval Architect: April 2017

Next generation fuels are one thing, but today’s technology is not to be underestimated or overlooked for efficiency gains. A new, wide-beam Regional ECOFeeder design combines available technologies to great effect, offering CO2 reductions of at least 30% per container compared to the average feeder fleet.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2017

Produced for an unspecified client in South East Asia, Feadship’s latest motoryacht launch, Letani, has managed to achieve speeds in excess of 20knots on her sea trial

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2017

Norway’s Henriksen has released a new range of stainless steel towing hooks, aimed specifically at the small-to-medium-sized vessel sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2017

Bibby Marine Services has announced the completion and launch of its first commissioned vessel, in the form of the 90m loa, Damen-designed service operations vessel (SOV), Bibby WaveMaster 1.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews March 2017

GBSL are continuing to expanding their cruise ship work. In 2016 they had 20 cruise ship refurbishments scheduled at their three floating dry-docks.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews March 2017

The Dutch shipbuilding and repair company Damen Shipyards has announced that it will cut 150 jobs by the summer of 2017 at three of its maintenance and repair facilities

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews March 2017

Five of the companies on the EU Commissions ‘approved’ list of ship recycling yards have signed an agreement to establish a green European Recyclers Group (ESR).

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews March 2017

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding to discussing plans to build a giant ship recycling facility in the Visayas region of the Philippines.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: eNews March 2017

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