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The Naval Architect: November 2017

The 18th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) took place in Singapore in September, offering a chance for industry experts to share developments, ideas and predictions for the use of computers in the digital age of ship building and design.

The Naval Architect: November 2017

Swedish members of the Gothia Tanker Alliance have implemented a major investment plan focused on IMO Type II chemical/product carriers for coastal and intra-regional distributive work.

The Naval Architect: November 2017

Very few countries these days can claim a healthy orderbook and Russia is no different. However, there are several reasons why shipyards in the country are looking to stabilise and ultimately grow production, writes Malcolm Latarche.
 

 

 

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Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

Cheoy Lee Shipyards is set to offer a range of bespoke, adaptable Robert Allan Ltd-designed tug newbuilds to its clients, using the specifications of RAL’s RAmparts 2500-CL class.

Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

A research study initiated by the Dutch maritime cluster stands to enhance the productivity and economic and environmental performance of the inland waterway transport sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

 

Macduff Shipyards Ltd  has completed its “largest fishing vessel to date”, in the form of the 29.87m x 10.5m Venture III.

Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

 

French boatbuilder Piriou has been commissioned to produce eight sister tuna longline fishing vessels for operator Navimon.

Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

In addition to launching new vessels, The Wheelyboat Trust has thrown its weight behind the Royal Yachting Association's Powerability scheme, which seeks to provide powerboat skipper certification for disabled persons.

Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

DeepFlight's Super Falcon 3S luxury sub is the first composite-built submarine to comply with Lloyd's Register Rules for the Construction and Classification of Submersibles and Diving Systems.

Offshore Marine Technology: 4th Quarter 2017

 

Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Nigeria has taken delivery of the third of at least four patrol vessels ordered to provide security support to international offshore oil companies operating in the pirate-riddled waters of the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa.

Offshore Marine Technology: 4th Quarter 2017

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has come up with a scheme that would mobilise available fleet capacity to combat the growing problem of plastic waste at sea.

Offshore Marine Technology: 4th Quarter 2017

 

Louisiana, US-based liftboat designer A.K. Suda has signed its first contract in the offshore wind segment, having agreed a deal with US liftboat operator All Coast.

Warship Technology: October 2017

British companies need to carefully tailor the designs they offer for the Type 31e if they are to break the UK’s major warship export drought.

Warship Technology: October 2017

Company believes unmanned units could enhance operational capability and reduce costs.
 

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. 

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