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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.

Shiprepair eNews December 2017

The 3,237TEU container ship Philadelphia Express docked at Blohm+Voss (in Dock 10) in Hamburg on 29 November 2017

Shiprepair eNews December 2017

GAC Egypt is now offering the HullWiper hull cleaning system to vessels berthing at ports in the Suez Canal and they have already undertaken the first job on a crude oil tanker.

The Naval Architect: January 2018

 

The SD14 was the most successful British vessel of its type ever built. Ian Buxton has been researching how flexible building agreements made them profitable.

The Naval Architect: January 2018

Maintaining a fast, efficient year-round shipping line in the Russian Arctic for large-size vessels demands adequate ice-going capabilities, say the Krylov Centre’s А.А. Dobrodeev and K.Е. Sazonov.

The Naval Architect: January 2018

When IMO agreed to the introduction of the EEDI it set clearly defined reductions of CO2 emissions for newly constructed ships. But how can CO2 be reduced using developing technologies? Ian Adams considers the options.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2017

 

Switzerland-based RKLAB is developing a self-pressurising fuel injector, which is claimed to offer a dramatic reduction in diesel engine emissions with improved fuel efficiency.

Ship & Boat International: eNews December 2017

 

Ship & Boat International speaks to David Appleton, professional and technical officer at seafarers' union Naut