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The Naval Architect: March 2019

It is rather rare that a shipyard once closed should be brought back to life, let alone stage a successful comeback. However this is exactly what has happened with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), the Finnish shipbuilder on the west coast of the country.

The Naval Architect: March 2019

Technological advances have been of enormous benefit to the safety and reliability of navigation, but the spatial requirements of such hardware don’t necessarily allow for the optimum design of the ship’s bridge. 

Warship Technology: March 2019

A new mine countermeasures programme for the Belgian and Dutch navies that draws on French and German technology and expertise could provide an opportunity to create a new high-tech segment in the Belgian shipbuilding sector.

Warship Technology: March 2019

A logistic support ship design that is already under construction for the Italian Navy is to form the basis of a new class of replenishment vessels for the French Navy.

Warship Technology: March 2019

UK-based subsea engineering, operations and services group JFD is continuing to grow its global footprint in the provision of submarine rescue systems, with recent business focused on the Indo-Pacific region.

Warship Technology: March 2019

Keen to get new vessels in to service and provide greater capability than the Littoral Combat Ship can provide, the US Navy plans to build guided missile frigates based on existing designs. But is that the right approach? That is the question posed in a new report published by the Congressional Research Service.

The Naval Architect: February 2019

Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions offering, underpinned by data collection, can deliver significant fuel savings – but the vessel must be right.

The Naval Architect: February 2019

Niels de Groot gives an insight into the ergonomic and aesthetic considerations which influence modern accommodation design.
 

The Naval Architect: February 2019

YSA Design speaks to The Naval Architect about how changing tastes and sustainability are influencing the aesthetics of cruise ship interiors.

The Naval Architect: February 2019

The first in Hurtigruten’s new hybrd-powered explorer class, MS Roald Amundsen, is finally poised for delivery.

The Naval Architect: February 2019

Tropical Shipping’s new feeder vessel, Tropic Hope, is of a carefully considered design notable not for its novelty but for how well it responds to its owner’s specific needs.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2019

The offshore market has yielded some significant successes for the UK-based ship repair technology supplier, Intelligent Engineering (IE), and its licensees over the past year.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2019

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth recently spent 12 days at the French yard for an intensive repair and refit programme fit for a monarch.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2019

The yard has built up a reputation for undertaking repair and conversion work on high-tech vessels.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st Quarter 2019

The new year has seen further acceleration in the pace of ordering ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) as retrofits, to comply with impending regulatory requirements. We round up the major orders from across the BWTS spectrum.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2019

A seafarer college in the Philippines and the Indonesian Navy have both taken delivery of new training vessels.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2019

Rolls-Royce is working alongside luxury yacht builder Sunseeker International, to produce the first performance yacht fitted with an MTU-branded hybrid propulsion system.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2019

A new monohull pilot boat built by Metal Shark has been customised to cope with environmental conditions off the coast of Freeport, Texas.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2019

Aquila Power Catamarans is close to unveiling its new Aquila 30 class of sports boat, with the first model set to debut at the Miami International Boat Show in February.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2019

An aged diving bell ship servicing the River Rhine, Germany will be replaced in 2020 by a Damen-built newcomer.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

The Cowes Harbour Commission of the Isle of Wight has shopped locally for its next patrol craft.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

The 107m,six-deck newbuild currently known as FB277 has been hailed as the largest motoryacht built by the Italian firm to date.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

Rafnar has teamed up with Iceland’s Knarr Maritime Consortium, in a move expected to boost its business within the Russian market.

The Naval Architect: January 2019

The Modi government’s target of doubling the output of Indian shipyards by 2022 will be difficult, says the Shipyards Association of India.

The Naval Architect: January 2019

The Naval Architect speaks to Freddy Ingemann, CEO of Moscord: an online marketplace hoping to modernise maritime procurement through data and lean logistics.

The Naval Architect: January 2019

Following on from the groundbreaking bulk carrier Great Intelligence, a new SDARI-designed intelligent very large ore carrier, Pacific Vision, has been delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

UK builder Blyth Catamarans has launched an 18.5m loa survey vessel for the Department of Biosciences at Swansea University.

The Naval Architect: January 2019

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect the marine environment, Canada is hosting a technical workshop on quiet ship design and retrofits at IMO.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

Belgian interests have ordered a state-of-the-art replacement for an ageing research vessel, intended to undertake a wide range of oceanographic and hydrographic missions.

The Naval Architect: January 2019

From the 1 January, DNV GL’s Smart Survey Booking (SSB) system became available to all maritime customers following a successful trial period with the likes of Wilhelmsen and Hapag-Lloyd

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2019

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine is diversifying into the ro-pax ferry market, having landed an order to build three battery-powered units for Norled.

Warship Technology: January 2019

Chinese designs built in Bangladesh are enabling the country’s Coast Guard to modernise, as part of a wide-ranging long-term plan.

Warship Technology: January 2019

Classification society RINA is heavily involved in a number of important projects for the Italian Navy and for navies elsewhere.

Warship Technology: January 2019

Lloyd’s Register says the pace of technological change and regulatory development means that assurance is an ever-growing challenge, but it is able to draw on its involvement in a diverse range of businesses and sectors to move assurance in the naval sphere forward.

Warship Technology: January 2019

Designed to be ‘ultra-flexible,’ the Royal Norwegian Navy’s new logistics and support vessel will support surface ships and submarines worldwide.

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