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Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2017


Whitby, UK-based boatbuilder and retrofitter Parkol Marine Engineering has launched the first in a series of 10 trawler boats that it is building for various fisheries across the UK and Ireland.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

A leap forward in digitisation and technology, combined with fresh input from a new breed of architects, is helping to bolster ferry safety across the world. Dr Roberta Weisbrod, founder and executive director of the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association, reports on the group’s Third International Ferry Safety Conference, which was hosted in New York earlier this year.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

Sea-Kit has unveiled the first in a new class of small ships capable of manned, remote-control and autonomous operation, and adaptable to a number of mission requirements.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

Renewable energy innovator Inerjy is poised to transfer its onshore wind turbine technology onto a radical new vessel type, to guarantee all-electric operations.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

Marine agents should adopt strategic defensive measures to guard against currency-related losses, writes Nathan Abbot of Global Reach Partners

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

GustoMSC has unveiled a new jack-up concept for " safe and efficient wind turbine installation” in north-eastern US waters.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017


Kongsberg reports that testing of the forthcoming autonomous and all-electric container carrier, Yara Birkeland, has commenced, well in advance of her scheduled 2019 delivery deadline.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2017

The NYCDOT Staten Island Ferry Division is set to replace three of its ageing ferries with a larger, modern trio, dubbed the Ollis class.

Shiprepair & Maintenance 4th Quarter 2017

Despite the IMO effectively moving the goal posts on the deadline for implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention on existing ships, there has been a notable acceleration of retrofit activity and technology development.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2017

Mobdock repairs demand speed and efficiency, as the Belgian company demonstrated with a recent cruiseship thruster refit.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2017

Chinese shiprepair and conversion yards, which continue to diversify their target markets to include work on more specialised, high technical content vessels and complex conversions, are being restructured.

The Naval Architect: November 2017

The 18th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) took place in Singapore in September, offering a chance for industry experts to share developments, ideas and predictions for the use of computers in the digital age of ship building and design.

The Naval Architect: November 2017

Swedish members of the Gothia Tanker Alliance have implemented a major investment plan focused on IMO Type II chemical/product carriers for coastal and intra-regional distributive work.

The Naval Architect: November 2017

Very few countries these days can claim a healthy orderbook and Russia is no different. However, there are several reasons why shipyards in the country are looking to stabilise and ultimately grow production, writes Malcolm Latarche.




Ship & Boat International: eNews October 2017

Cheoy Lee Shipyards is set to offer a range of bespoke, adaptable Robert Allan Ltd-designed tug newbuilds to its clients, using the specifications of RAL’s RAmparts 2500-CL class.



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