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Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

A combination of R&D and feedback from military and professional end users is credited with influencing the development of Norsafe’s new Munin S1200 Open model.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

 

The Philippines has the potential to become a major maritime hub in the Asia-Pacific, given further investment in training and infrastructure, and more publicity for its smaller boatbuilders.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

Astilleros Gondán has completed two sister service operation vessels (SOVs) for shipowner Østensjø Rederi,  for deployment at offshore wind farms off the UK coast. 

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

 

Future trends for the application of marine composites could include wider adoption of sensor-enhanced, 'smart' materials.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

 

A forthcoming hydrographic research vessel newbuild for the South African Navy has been based on a proven Vard Marine design.

Ship & Boat International: eNews March/April 2018

 

Tourists in Cancun are benefiting from an alternative to lengthy and muggy bus rides, care of two new passenger ferry sisters, City Jet 1 and City Jet 2.

Warship Techology: March 2018

A large number of patrol boats are being built for the Indonesian Navy at yards in the country under its ‘Minimum Essential Force’ programme.

Warship Technology: March 2018

La Rochelle, France-based Advanced Aerodynamic Vessels (A2V) believes a revolutionary hullform it has developed has potential application as a fast patrol vessel/coast guard vessel.

Warship Technology: March 2018

UK submarine rescue specialist JFD was due to deliver the first of two innovative submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy in March 2018.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

Automation and integration look set to take up the increasingly challenging task of achieving further efficiency improvements. Norwegian Control Systems’ project for Fjord1 provides a convincing test case.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

The Finnish company has decided to fit its latest newbuilding with ABB’s versatile propulsion system, report Kari Reinikainen and Alan Lam.

The Naval Architect: March 2018

French carrier CMA CGM’s 22,000TEU generation will use LNG fuel on Asia/Europe round-voyages, putting down a new marker for the industry.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st quarter 2018

Some significant upgrades are underway, and others planned, at the leading US East Coast shiprepair yard.

Shiprepair & Maintenance 1st quarter 2018

The Italian shipyard group handled a number of notable refits and upgrades during 2017, including a major conversion of Silversea Cruises’ Silver Cloud.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: 1st quarter 2018

In recent times, the Gibraltar shipyard has become something of a specialist in docking complex offshore vessel types.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

UK shortsea specialist Scotline has initiated a further stage of fleet modernisation by ordering a 90m, single-deck cargo vessel in the Netherlands from the Royal Bodewes Group.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

Naval architect C-Job has submitted a design tender for five all-electric car and passenger ferries, intended for deployment in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in the 2020s.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

Honolulu-based tour operator Hawaii Experiences has placed a repeat order with Washingtonian builder Armstrong Marine, following the successful January handover of the aluminium catamaran tour boat, Mirai.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

A collaboration between Canadian naval architect Robert Allan Limited (RAL) and tech specialist Kongsberg Maritime has boosted the former group’s plans for the development of a crew-free, remote-controlled fireboat.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

Suzuki Marine has made its complete range of outboards available on finance in the UK, in a bid to attract new customers who may wish to break down their expenditure on marine engines into monthly payments.

Ship & Boat International: eNews February 2018

 

A new ‘off the shelf’ harbor tug concept developed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) promises to balance low wash and reduced fuel consumption with high bollard pull and multiple deck configurations.

The Naval Architect: February 2018

As per its name, this trailblazing SDARI-designed vessel features an advanced array of cyber systems, incorporating AI technology and big data to optimise whole-ship performance.
 

The Naval Architect: February 2018

Why does ergonomics still struggle to be taken seriously by ship designers? The Naval Architect looks at recent work to create a shared platform that gives greater emphasis to the end-user experience.

The Naval Archtect: February 2018

Whether it’s newbuilds in a series or a conversion, adding capacity to existing designs is no quick fix, write Kari Reinikainen and Alan Lam.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

 

Vittoria Shipyard is set to deliver a 26m loa tug to Algeria this spring, in line with its strategy of diversifying into this vessel sector.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

Both Macduff's boatbuilding and vessel design wings enjoyed a busyfinish to 2017, with delivery of pilot boat Scotia to ABP preceding new vessel design contracts.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

 

Washington-based boatyard Modutech Marine has commenced its rollout of 24 support tugs to the US Navy, the debut vessel having been delivered in December 2017.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

 

For Norway’s YSA Design, meeting evolving customer requests means ditching stereotypical perceptions regarding the ‘typical’ yachtowner.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

 

Belgian ship operator Compagnie Maritime Belge has taken delivery of the 14m x 4.2m passenger cat Hydroville, which will serve as an 'ambassador' for hydrogen-fuelled vessel development.

Ship & Boat International: eNews January/February 2018

Wärtsilä has proposed its automatic wireless induction charging system as a maintenance-free alternative to cluttered cables and plugs quayside, when recharging electric ferries.

Warship Techology: January 2018

New types of intrinsically safe lithium-ion batteries are being used on a growing number of commercial vessels, but the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in the US has developed a new, lithium-free solution.

Warship Technology: January 2018

Replacing its Nimitz-class carriers with a less costly alternative to the Ford-class ships that are currently under construction is feasible, but would require capability trade-offs

Warship Technology: January 2018

The Indian Coast Guard’s modernisation and expansion plans continue to move forward at a robust pace with the induction of several new platforms and several dozen more ships at various stages of construction.

Shiprepair eNews December 2017

Established in 1974, Colombo Dockyard is the largest and oldest ship building and repair company in Sri Lanka and is based in within the Port of Colombo, thus having the benefits of a deep water harbour.

Shiprepair eNews December 2017

A bent, damaged or cracked propeller blade can produce severe vibrations on the vessel. The resulting unevenly pressure distribution loads on the propeller will increase loads on the shaft and can even damage the engine and transmission system.

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