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Warship Technology October 2021

Assuming it progresses as far as construction, the US Navy could soon be procuring a totally new class of amphibious vessel that would be much smaller, but more manoeuvrable than existing units.

Warship Technology September 2021

The US Navy named the newest Virginia class attack submarine, the future USS Hyman G Rickover (SSN 795), in a ceremony on 31 July 2021 at General Dynamics/Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut.

Warship Technology September 2021

The US Navy named the John Lewis class replenishment oiler, the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), on 17 July 2021. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, delivered the principal address.

Warship Technology September 2021

The first example of the US Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78), successfully completed full ship shock trials (FSSTs) in August 2021.

Warship Technology September 2021

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) announced in July 2021 that it had signed a cooperation agreement with Hanjin Heavy Industries for the design and construction of a light aircraft carrier (CVX) for the Republic of Korea Navy.

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

While the pandemic has disrupted and postponed multiple industry events and schedules over the past 18 months, the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association stayed on track in organising its 8th Annual International Student Design Competition for a Safe, Affordable Ferry. 

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

Ship & Boat International eNews: September/October 2021

The Naval Architect September 2021

Nuyina, the Australian Antarctic Division’s (AAD) newest scientific research vessel, has been designed to intelligently voyage the Antarctic for the next 30 years

The Naval Architect September 2021

Small luxury cruise ships and megayachts have physical similarities, but different design philosophies, writes Kari Reinikainen.

The Naval Architect September 2021

Wilhelmsen’s Smart Ropes system won RINA and Lloyd's Register's Maritime Safety Award earlier this year.

The Naval Architect September 2021

At CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding’s 100,000tonne dockyard, a digital dock system is being built and a 3D-printed ship is under trial

The Naval Architect September 2021

A burgeoning order book for container ship-sand ro-ro's is driving demand for new stowage and loading solutions, says the equipment manufacturer.

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2021

An energy-absorbing, impact-mitigating material originally developed for runners, and subsequently proven within international warzones, is helping to contribute to the marine sector’s ongoing efforts to counter whole body vibration.  

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2021

Norwegian shipbuilder Fjellstrand has started construction of the all-electric passenger catamaran ferry Medstraum, developed by partners in the Transport – Advanced and Modular (TrAM) project.

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2021

Damen will supply a floating crane barge to Australia-based operator TSA, which has been contracted to operate the barge and conduct trans-shipment services for Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills Mine.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2021

Strong performances continue to be reported across all three of A&P Group’s UK facilities, with success on dredger, ferry and offshore support vessel projects

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2021

Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) has released an ultra low friction, hydrolysis type antifouling which features barnacle repellent Selektope technology

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2021

Well-established ROV hull cleaning specialist, HullWiper, has recently launched operations at three new locations - South Korea, Namibia and Sri Lanka

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2021

Rapid progress is being made at Saudi Arabia’s huge new multi-functional shipyard

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 3rd Quarter 2021

Preparations are underway for the retrofit of a novel propulsion and steering system, a design concept refined by the University of Strathclyde

Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2021

The US Army Corps of Engineers has taken delivery of a new utility vessel, set to be deployed by the National Park Service (NPS) at Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty.

The Naval Architect July/August 2021

Aker Arctic develops icebreaking container ship. The 8,000TEU vessel concept might potentially expedite the transit of goods between Asia and Europe

The Naval Architect July/August 2021

Gas engine sales soaring

As the research focus turns towards new fuel types, competition for dual-fuel engines orders is hotting up.

The Naval Architect July/August 2021

ABB Turbocharging primed for future fuels

The Swiss company expects hydrogen based fuels to dominate, but that internal combustion engines will remain the dominant means of propulsion.

The Naval Architect July/August 2021

A communication countermeasure for grounding risks

Japanese weather technology specialist Weathernews discusses its recently launched its Navigation Assessment and Routeing service

The Naval Architect July/August 2021

Nuclear-powered ships – are they worth their salt?

Molten salt reactors are attracting growing interest as a possible carbon-free solution, with less of the stigma surrounding traditional nuclear power.

Ship & Boat International eNews: July/August 2021

Ship & Boat International eNews: July/August 2021

Australian boatbuilder Dongara Marine has delivered its first RIB, Cape Rose, to Marine Rescue Shark Bay.

Ship & Boat International eNews: July/August 2021

Camillo De Gaspari, AMRINA, owner of design studio Camdesign, has devised the specs for a wheelchair user-friendly, hybrid-electric catamaran yacht.

Warship Technology - Jul/Aug 2021

The roles assigned to UK Royal Navy are growing, government policy on naval shipbuilding is evolving and a ‘refresh’ of naval shipbuilding strategy is in the works. What does that mean for British shipyards, their role building warship and auxiliaries, and their ability to export? Responses to a Defence Committee inquiry provide answers from yards’ point of view.

Warship Technology - Jul/Aug 2021

As Lisa Hammock, a Senior Environmental Consultant at BMT told RINA’s ‘Warship 2021: Future Technologies in Naval Submarines’ conference, there are opportunities aplenty to make designs more sustainable.

Warship Technology - Jul/Aug 2021

In the last six months the first John Lewis class auxiliary oiler for the US Navy has been launched and work has commenced on the fourth ship in the new class.