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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.

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

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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.

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.

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