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Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

Robotics developer Chasing has launched a omnidirectional observation ROV, monikered the M2.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

February has seen Heesen Yachts commence sea trials for its 50m Steel Class yacht, referred to as ‘Project Triton’

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2020

Several key improvements have been realised in one of Damen’s most popular designs of versatile, small cargo vessel, which can now be obtained ‘off-the-shelf’ within months.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

EU funding has been confirmed for a potentially significant environmental retrofit

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

Afloat repair activity is relatively buoyant across a number of different market segments.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

A new afloat repair service, launched officially last year in Sri Lanka, has proved highly successful.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

Norway-based Yara Marine says market trends demonstrate that owners who have opted for scrubber retrofits are emerging as clear winners.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2020

The company is nearing completion of a major retrofit project for the Greek shipowner, Safe Bulkers, and is looking to forge a longer-term alliance with the bulk carrier operator.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Kari Reinikainen investigates the seakeeping demands that expedition cruise ships face in rough conditions at sea.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Complex floating structures are the answer to the global climate change crisis, argues Lim Soon Heng, founder and president of the Singapore-based Society of Floating Solutions.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

In compliance with IMO’s sulphur cap and the country’s ongoing environmental protection efforts, China has outlined clear the regulatory requirements for low sulphur usage in its waters.

The Naval Architect: February 2020

French classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV), gives advice on managing container ship fires in its new publication, ‘Enhanced cargo fire protection for container ships’ (ECFP).

The Naval Architect: February 2020

Building Information Modelling is well established for land-based architectural projects, but a recent project led by YSA Design suggests the process might also be a good fit for maritime.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Despite the hype surrounding unmanned vessel ops, we may have to wait a considerable while before crew-free ships and boats gain support from the public, a report issued by law firm Kennedys claims.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

AMD’s patented Ecomaran passenger ferry is designed to capture solar energy to provide low-emission transits for urban commuters and sightseers in tropical climes.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

Orolia's FastFind ReturnLink personal locator beacon features the new Galileo satellite network-enabled Return Link Service (RLS).

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2020

The converted research vessel Plastic Odyssey will showcase plastic recycling solutions on a three-year, 30-port expedition, using pyrolysis to convert plastic trash into fuel.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

RINA’s inaugural Wind Propulsion Conference revealed that wind power can bring positive changes to the industry, but more studies need to be conducted.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Regular readers will know that The Naval Architect has followed with interest the ongoing research into ammonia as a green alternative fuel, with several leading classification societies highlighting it as one of the most credible options on the table. In the most recent edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050, DNV GL went so far as to call it “the most promising carbon-neutral option for newbuildings”.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) gives its response to India’s historic accession to IMO’s Hong Kong International Convention for Ship Recycling, announced in November.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Susio Frontier, the world’s first liquified hydrogen carrier, was launched at Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Kobe shipyard shortly before the end of last year.

The Naval Architect: January 2020

Malcolm Latarche reflects on some of the announcements at Shanghai’s Marintec and the shipping related discussion at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid.

Warship Technology: January 2020

Flywheel energy storage systems could prove to be well-suited to pulse power applications, such as laser weapons, the UK and US believe.

Warship Technology: January 2020

BMT has unveiled a new multirole support ship with a focus on logistics and roll-on/roll-off transport.

Warship Technology: January 2020

As Eric Norris, Director Business Development of Global Government at classification society ABS explains in the January 2020 issue of Warship Technology, digital technology is facilitating a transition from reactive maintenance to condition-based maintenance and ultimately condition-based class.

Warship Technology: January 2020

The US Navy is to build nine Block V Virginia class attack submarines, of which three will be of a lengthened design with significantly more firepower.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 4th Quarter 2019

The UK based Condition Monitoring specialist, James Fisher Mimic (JFM), is working on a new generation of software that it believes will change the way owners and operator’s access and utilise data for condition monitoring purposes.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Wight Shipyard Co. (WSC) has scooped what it describes as its largest export order so far, with a contract to supply four fast ferries to a Maltese tourboat operator.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

The Transition Ship, or TX Ship, developed by Thales and Steller Systems, is intended to bridge the gap between ‘lean-manned’ operations and all-out autonomy.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Houston Mechatronics’ Aquanaut vehicle has pulled off the tricky task of creating an ROV/AUV hybrid.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2019

Effebi is working on a hybrid-propulsion-enabled patrol boat for domestic police force the Guardia di Finanzia,  to undertake surveillance tasks within and around the Venetian Lagoon.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

RanMarine has developed the WasteShark AUV to capture riverine waste before it enters and pollutes the greater sea and ocean.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

IMO has moved “a significant step closer” to realising “a global regime to create safety standards for fishing vessels”, following a show of support for the Cape Town Agreement.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

The world’s first articulated tug barge (ATB) designed for LNG bunkering and coastwise shipments has been launched at Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Ship & Boat International: eNews November/December 2019

Seattle-based naval architect Elliott Bay Design Group is supplying a hybrid-electric vessel design to local operator Washington State Ferries.

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