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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).

The Naval Architect - July/Aug 2017

Rim-driven propulsors could come to play an important role in the propulsion of future electric ships. Steven Fletcher and Robert Hayes, engineers at Frazer-Nash Consultancy, present the technology’s pros and cons and discuss the form future adoption may take for large commercial ships.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

French sea rescue association Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM) is set to revitalise its rescue capabilities within the Gulf of Morbihan with a new boat, currently under construction at Alumarine Shipyard.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

Marine investigations and security consultancy Gray Page has launched an all-plastic, modular barrier system, developed to prevent over-the-side access to vessels of all sizes, either by pirates, stowaways or other illegal boarders.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

Described as the ‘flagship’ of the Pirelli-branded RIB range, the forthcoming Pirelli 1900 model would appear to be an attempt to add a touch of superyacht design flair to the ‘rough and tumble’ capabilities of the average recreational RIB.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

If RIB design typically tends to be a simple affair, then a new family of RIBs, conceived by renowned designer Barry Carson and manufactured by Probond Marine, is set to shake this perception to its foundations with a unique RIB hull form.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

One of the UK’s few remaining chain (or cable) ferry crossings has seen a major reinvestment, undertaken as part of an infrastructural development and local regeneration scheme.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2017

 

Early July saw custom yachtbuilder Oceanco deliver what has been billed as the largest ever yacht built in the Netherlands.

Shiprepair eNews June 2017

RAMLAB working with partners Damen Shipyards Group, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas on the development of the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller.

Shiprepair eNews June 2017

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) welcomed the biggest vessel to enter the dry dock since it opened in 2011. The Sohar Max is one of the largest bulk carriers ever built, measuring 360 metres LOA, 65 metres in beam

Shiprepair eNews June 2017

The Canadian based company Deep Trekker Inc. has just launched at Nor-Shipping 2017 its latest product a magnetic three-wheeled inspection/survey utility crawler for the marine and offshore sector.

Shiprepair eNews June 2017

Normand Reach a construction support vessel (CSV) owned by Solstad Offshore ASA stopped off at Gibdock in Gibraltar for a quick high specification clean up before departing for Western Australia to provide light construction services for McDermott.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

 

Hatteland Display has commercially launched its new display system, the Series X 55” Ultra High Definition Chart & Planning Table.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

 

The first batch of the Incat Crowther-designed ferries that will comprise Hornblower’s New York City (NYC) Ferries network have officially entered service.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

 

Feadship has launched its first ever yacht for an Australian client, in the form of the 73m loa, twin-screw motor yacht Hasna.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

Californian naval architect and boatbuilder Moose Boats has been contracted to build a new emergency response and recovery vessel (ERRV) for Rhode Island’s Newport Fire Department.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

 

Ocean farming services provider Abyss Aqua has returned to boatbuilder Maritime Partner with an order for a new Alusafe 1500 light diving vessel (LDV).

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2017

 

The Ship & Boat International team has started work on this year’s edition of the annual RINA journal Significant Small Ships, profiling approximately 30 new vessels sized between 5-100m and officially delivered in 2017 (with the exception of prototypes).

The Naval Architect: June 2017

Research by Meyer Werft as part of the EU JOULES project has identified significant energy saving potential in a decentralised approach to passenger ship HVAC.

The Naval Architect: June 2017

Ship design and ship operations continue to be bolstered by new, technologically empowered approaches. Nick Danese, NDAR, presents highlights from COMPIT 2017, a conference dedicated to the latest leaps and bounds in maritime technology.

The Naval Architect: June 2017

MISC Berhad (MISC) is expanding its LNG fleet with five 150,200m3 Seri C Class MOSS carriers. Its Project Management Team tells The Naval Architect about the cutting-edge engineering technology being deployed and how this technology is helping to build a better world.

Shiprepair eNews May 2017

Singapore based GL Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd (GL E&C).have just delivered a large concrete floating dry dock to Marisco Limited, which will be used for the construction, maintenance as well as repair of ships and naval crafts, serving international clients from the owner’s base in Hawaii.

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