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The Naval Architect: February 2017

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The Naval Architect: February 2017

Emerging ferry safety regulations at the International Maritime Organization call for trade-offs between different design criteria. This leaves a sometimes tricky path to compliance for owners and operators, says naval architecture and engineering consultancy Foreship

The Naval Architect: February 2017

Emissions and how to tackle them have continued to ruffle feathers among interested parties since the turn of the year, as the long running saga of bloc regulation versus international regulation continues, writes Sandra Speares.

The Naval Architect February 2017

Superior vessel manoeuvrability, better safety and comfort, and optimised power consumption are claimed to make ABB’s Azipod units particularly suitable for expedition cruiseships operating in polar waters, writes Clive Woodbridge.

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

Cox Powertrain is planning to bring a new and unique diesel outboard concept to market in 2018. Originally developed for the Formula 1 (F1) circuit by motor sports engineer (and company co-founder) David Cox, the technology that forms the core of the CXO300 outboard has certainly been around the track in terms of development and interest.

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has contracted Florida yard Gulfstream Shipbuilding to produce a monohull passenger/vehicle carrier

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

Turkish tugboat builder and operator Med Marine will expand its tug fleet in 2017 with six newbuilds

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

Life Cell Marine Safety has received SOLAS certification for its Life Cell throwable buoyancy device, with the product having been approved by Lloyd’s Register under IMO resolution A.580(13) and Life-saving Appliance (LSA) code regulation I/1.2. D.

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

Automated Ships Ltd and Kongsberg Maritime have signed a memorandum of understanding to build an unmanned, fully automated vessel for offshore operations, with a scheduled delivery date of 2018

Ship & Boat International: January/February 2017

Cox Powertrain is planning to bring a new and unique diesel outboard concept to market in 2018. Originally developed for the Formula 1 (F1) circuit by motor sports engineer (and company co-founder) David Cox, the technology that forms the core of the CXO300 outboard has certainly been around the track in terms of development and interest.

Warship Technology : January 2017

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has been contracted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence to build a 24,000tonne logistics support vessel to meet the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF’s) Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) requirement.

Warship Technology: January 2017

Aker Arctic is known worldwide for its expertise in the design of ice-class vessels, hullforms and propulsion systems for ice-class units. Among the latest full-scale trials it has conducted were some designed to test the efficacy of bronze propellers in ice.

Warship Technology: January 2017

RINA says more and more warships are being built – and maintained – to naval class, and is keeping busy with work for the Italian Navy and others overseas.

The Naval Architect: January 2017

Developments in the Internet of Things can help to deliver smart vessels that improve operation, usability and profitability for shipowners, users and workers, explains Jesús A. Muñoz & Rodrigo Perez, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A., Spain.

The Naval Architect: January 2017

Naval architects Erik Leenders and Martijn de Jongh describe the ins and outs of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) new research vessel, RSS Sir David Attenborough, in an exclusive interview with The Naval Architect .

The Naval Architect: January 2017

Solving the greenhouse gas conundrum is the ultimate existential challenge, threatening humanity across the globe if we fail to deal with emissions causing increases in average global temperatures. This challenge is motivating Japan’s development, with its Australian partners, of a carbon-free shipping future.

Ship & Boat Internatonal: Jan/Feb 2017

Hydrogen fuel cell technology has been deemed a viable option for a proposed 35knot passenger ferry, designed to service commuters in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

Work has commenced on this year’s edition of Significant Small Ships, profiling approximately 30 new vessels, sized between 5-100m and officially delivered in 2016 (with the exception of prototype models).

Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

A high-technology rudder solution developed in the Netherlands has been adopted in a US-built tug designed to handle barges carrying chemical and petroleum products between US ports

Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

The construction of the novel, 40m carbon fibre hybrid catamaran Vision of the Fjords, which will carry sightseers around Norway’s Nærøyfjord

Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

Biofuel power for New Zealand trawler.

Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

2016 concludes as the year that fast ferry construction returned to the UK, with the team behind this summer’s Red Jet 6 having secured fresh contracts to boost passenger capacity on the River Thames

Ship & Boat International: November/December 2016

Don’t be fooled by Ulysses’ luxurious interiors and hefty price tag – this superyacht boasts features that wouldn’t go amiss in the offshore sector

Shiprepair eNews November 2016

Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) is expanding the services they are offering at Mina Zayed Port by investing in a 180 metre floating dry dock which was purchased and towed from Turkey.

Shiprepair eNews November 2016

The decision to stick with the 1 January 2020 implementation of the global sulphur cap of 0.5% m/m (mass/mass) for fuel oil used in ships was confirmed at IMO’s MEPC 70th session in 24 – 28 October 2016.

Shiprepair eNews November 2016

It has been over 35 year in the making but finally legally-binding international measures to protect the marine environment against potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water will enter into force on 8 September 2017

Shiprepair & Conversion Technology: 4th Quarter 2016

The repair and upgrade business of the Singapore-based group is handling a higher number of ships, but revenue is down.

Shiprepair & Conversion Technology: 4th Quarter 2016

The Dutch company, Trident Diving, has carried out some demanding assignments in recent months, including a time critical one involving a cruise vessel.

Shiprepair & Conversion Technology: 4th Quarter 2016

Installation of Promas Lite propulsion systems on four vessels operated by Hurtigruten has reduced the ships’ power requirement and cut fuel consumption

The Naval Architect: November 2016

Japan-based NGO Peace Boat is working to design and build a cruiseship that demonstrates a cleaner future for the cruise industry, and may, in turn, persuade the wider maritime industry to take up emissions targets in a meaningful way,

The Naval Architect: November 2016

Close to 75 representatives of 40 European maritime industry and research institutes1 gathered on September 29 and 30, 2016 in Athens for the kick-off meeting of project HOLISHIP (HOLIstic optimisation of SHIP design and operation for life cycle).

The Naval Architect: November 2016

COP21 represented a major change in direction for environmental regulation. Climate change is now recognised as a real issue and actions are needed to limit the level of climate gases in the atmosphere. Former DNV GL Group executive vice president Tor Svensen reports.

Offshore Marine Technology: 4th Quarter 2016

A new vessel concept drawn up by places as much emphasis on installation-related accuracy as it does on deck strength and lifting power.

Offshore Marine Technology: 4th Quarter 2016

Caspian Marine Services has taken delivery of its second Incat Crowther-designed 70m catamaran fast crew boat, in the form of Rashid Behbudov.

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