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The Naval Architect: October 2018

Viking Lifesaving Equipment speaks to The Naval Architect about the benefits of expert consultation when it comes to arrangements for LSAs

Warship Technology: October 2018

The first of Canada’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessels was floated out in
Halifax harbour on 15 September 2018.

Warship Technology: October 2018

The UK Ministry of Defence has been forced to re-start the process of acquiring five Type 31e frigates after the first attempt to do so failed to generate sufficient compliant bids.

Warship Technology: October 2018

A House of Commons Defence Committee report has called on the UK government to enhance its ability to operate in the Arctic and the High North, a capability in which it once specialised.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2018

Belgian underwater repair specialist Hydrex recently utilised its mobile drydock system, mobdock, to facilitate the installation of a combined echo sounder and speed log system on a ro-ro vessel in just one day

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2018

Dutch company Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems has reported its busiest year yet in the maritime sector, having undertaken a wide array of large-scale cruise refit projects

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2018

Gibraltarian shipyard Gibdock has announced the successful completion of numerous works on board Zambesi, a 2013-built, 179m bulk carrier owned by John T. Essberger.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: September 2018

Albwardy Damen – a joint venture between Damen shipyards Group, based in Holland, and Albwardy Investment, Dubai – has added a fourth location to its ship repair business at Sohar Port and Freezone, Oman.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

Reduced weight and power consumption are two of the key claimed bonuses of MJP’s new X Series line of waterjets.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

The Ship & Boat International team has started work on this year’s edition of Significant Small Ships, profiling new vessels sized between 5-100m and officially delivered in 2018.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

Vard has scooped the contract to build the proposed all-electric, autonomous container ship Yara Birkeland – an order that could prove a significant leap forward in the evolution of unmanned vessels.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

Hook Marine has concluded basin tests and sea trials of its SeaWise Stability Monitor, which has been developed to give fishermen due warning of potential risks to vessel stability.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

The delivery of the LNG-powered ferry Armand-Imbeau II could boost both Québec’s environmental targets and its local shipbuilding industry.

Ship & Boat International: eNews September/October 2018

A cocktail of LNG and battery power is intended to provide the crucial brew for an innovative, next-gen, diesel engine-free purse seiner, due for delivery in Q2 2020.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2018

Once considered the preserve of smaller coastal vessels and fast ferries, hybrid battery power has now spread to OSVs in one of the world’s offshore oil and gas hotspots.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2018

A new subsea robot, currently in development in Texas, is set to grant operators joint AUV and ROV functionality.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2018

Aker Arctic has completed a demonstration of a potential autonomous vessel at its ice model test lab in Helsinki, Finland.

The Naval Architect: September 2018

Rolls-Royce has developed an innovative alternative to traditional davit systems that could instil greater safety in boat launch and recovery

The Naval Architect: September 2018

With a consequential re-merger looming, Chinese shipbuilding is in the midst of a wider restructuring to remain competitive despite a stubborn market.

The Naval Architect: September 2018

The European shortsea sector is fertile ground for innovation in ro-pax and ro-ro freight ferry design and engineering, writes David Tinsley

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

The Ship & Boat International team has started work on this year’s edition of Significant Small Ships, profiling new vessels sized between 5-100m and officially delivered in 2018.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

By specifying a hybrid power arrangement for its forthcoming pilot cutter, the Port of London Authority expects to slash its annual fuel consumption rate by nearly 80,000litres.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

Tuco Marine’s flexible ProZero design is continuing to win orders from companies seeking crew boats – including those within the growing offshore fish farming sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

The German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (DGzRS) is rejuvenating its fleet with 10 new aluminium rescue craft, under build at two domestic yards.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) of Kerala, India, has secured a contract to build three ambulance boats for the Government of Kerala’s fisheries department.

Ship & Boat International: eNews August 2018

Washingtonian boatbuilder Vigor Industrial has delivered the third in a series of four ferries to California’s Water Emergency Transportation Authority.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2018

UK repair group looks to build on strong 2018 performance in a post-Brexit commercial environment

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2018

A number of strategic changes are underway at Dubai’s drydock complex, as new owner DP World plans for the yard’s future as an integral part of a global marine services group.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2018

When an urgent repair is required to a cracked piece of machinery onboard a ship, welding is usually the go-to option. An alternative, which many engineers trained in the last 30 years or so may be unfamiliar with, is now being relaunched.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

A new venture between designer Barry Carson and boatbuilder Meercat will result in a range of aluminium-hulled RIBs, starting at 6.5m loa.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

New rules regarding the carriage of safety equipment aboard UK fishing vessels are set to enter force in October 2019, in a bid to reduce accident rates within this sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

Recycled materials, including plastic bottles, and all-electric engines are two key features of GoBoat’s eco-friendly passenger craft hire service.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

Baltic Yachts has secured an order for a fixed-keel, twin-rudder sloop, designed to match race performance-style speed with onboard comfort.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

A network of labs in India is aiming to boost maritime-related skillsets and knowledge across the Asia-Pacific region.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2018

The tiny new SwarmDiver USV/UUV from Aquabotix is operable as either a single entity or as part of a wider swarm of data-gathering drones.