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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.

Offshore Marine Tehnology: 4th Quarter 2016

J.M Baxi Group’s new 130m module carrier, Vir Varenya, features an atypically shallow draught for a vessel of this size and deck capacity, enabling her to be deployed at a wider range of world locations.

Ship & Boat international: eNews October 2016

RINA’s annual round-up of first in class and unique vessels delivered in 2016 is currently accepting submissions for all vessels sized 5-100m

Ship & Boat international: eNews October 2016

The safety equipment manufacturer will supply 16,000 personal locator beacons to the USCG over the next five years

Ship & Boat international: eNews October 2016

Oil and water don’t mix – but both are valid hydraulic fluids for Piening Propeller’s low-maintenance PCP concept

Ship & Boat international: eNews October 2016

The trio of 48m loa craft is assisting waste management company Cory Environmental to obviate more than 25,000 lorry movements on London’s congested road network.

Ship & Boat international: eNews October 2016

Greater space savings below deck, a short power train reaction time and reduced emissions are some of the key benefits of the 22m Azistern 2250 e tug concept.

Ship & Boat International: Sept/Oct 2016

For vessel designer Knud E. Hansen, the development of its ShipSpace virtual reality tool is simply the latest evolution in producing innovative, realistic and workable ship and boat designs

Ship & Boat international: Sept/Oct 2016

By the designer’s own admission, the new 15.25m UK oyster harvester Triploid may resemble a ‘square box’ – but it’s a box full of plenty of technical and design tricks, writes Stevie Knight

Ship & Boat International: Sept/Oct 2016

With NavAlt Solar & Electric Boats soon to delivery India’s first solar-powered passenger ferry, Ship & Boat International caught up with CEO Sandith Thandasherry for a closer look at the craft’s eco-friendly, cost-saving benefits.

Warship Technology: October 2016

Initial tests of the prototype Autonomous Continuous Trail Unmanned Vehicle, an unmanned unit intended to conduct operations with only minimal operator control, have been highly successful.

Warship Technology: October 2016

Japan’s acquisition of two classes of helicopter-carrying ‘flattops’ has aroused much comment – and the ire of neighbouring China – but for the time that is all that they are – helicopter carriers, not fixed-wing platforms.

Warship Technology: October 2016

Concerns have been expressed about the effects that delays to the Type 26 frigate programme might have.

Marine Power & Propulsion: October 2016

Pseudo-direct drive (PDD) technology developed by Sheffield-based Magnomatics claims to offer substantial reductions in machine size and weight compared with permanent-magnet and wound-field electrical machines at the megawatt (MW) level, where a combination of low speed and high torque is required.

Marine Power & Propulsion: October 2016

With prudent management and experienced eyes, the technical means are now available to transform maintenance strategies for the better.

Marine Power & Propulsion: October 2016

Recent vessel deliveries have raised the commercial profile of a new generation of low-speed propulsion engines with the capability to run on gas or liquefied gas.

The Naval Architect: October 2016

“It’s a new way of doing things, but it’s clear to me that it’s going to become the standard way of designing ships over the next few years,” says Robert J. Spencer, Knud E. Hansen.

The Naval Architect: October 2016

LNG is a cleaner source of energy than oil and, as emissions regulations become tougher, a number of owners have decided to use the fuel. The Korean Register outlines the development of an LNG-powered bulk carrier that has been designed to use high manganese steel in its construction.

The Naval Architect: October 2016

In what is still a very challenging market for many businesses, what is the outlook for naval architects and the businesses employing them? Faststream looks back on another indifferent year in naval architecture recruitment and what to expect for the remainder of 2016 and beyond.

The Naval Architect: September 2016

For some months now The Naval Architect has reported on the difficulties surrounding the EEDI regulations for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels. The strength of feeling around the issue is illustrated by owner Jonathan Blackman

The Naval Architect: September 2016

Chris Dyson, a partner and marine engineer at Brookes Bell LLP, discusses deck crane design and crane failures with The Naval Architect.

The Naval Architect: September 2016

If low fuel prices may have given owners and operators something of a reprieve on costs, the importance of energy efficiency continues to grow and a new website has been designed to help them as they continue to operate in a demanding economic environment, writes Sandra Speares.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2016

AMC and ESNA are hoping to take advantage of surface effect ship design to result in reduced wave-induced motions at faster speeds in rougher conditions.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2016

Increased demand for cost-efficient liftboats in Asia and the Middle East is benefiting designers, shipyards and OEMs alike.

Offshore Marine Technology: 3rd Quarter 2016

The major shipbuilder has unveiled a flexible vessel concept, which could prove capable of undertaking the decommissioning of more than 50% of existing North Sea fixed platforms.

Shiprepair eNews August 2016

A European Commission report recommends that any ship over 500gt calling at an EU port would need to pay for a ship recycling licence.  

Shiprepair eNews August 2016

Costa Crociere and San Giorgio del Porto in Genoa have signed a strategic partnership for the expansion of Chantier Naval de Marseille shipyard.

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