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Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2018

The IMO’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention introduced the first major ban on asbestos for ships built before 1 July 2002.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2018

Croatian company as2con awarded a €0.6 million grant from the Horizon 2020 research programme to demonstrate and commercialise the use of composite repair technology for ship pipes and structures.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2018

While much of the recent drydock work at Blohm+Voss has been on Cruise ships they have also completed repair work on two Hamburg Süd 9,6000 TEU containerships.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: April 2018

All ships' on-load lifeboat release mechanisms must comply with SOLAS resolution MSC.317(89) by 1st July 2019.

Warship Technology: May 2018

Having been awarded a contract in mid-2017 to design and build a new generation of light intermediate frigates for the French Navy, Naval Group has begun selecting key items of equipment for the vessels.
 

Warship Technology: May 2018

The innovative Sea Axe hullform was selected for the Tunisian Navy’s new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)

Warship Technology: May 2018

Warships and coast guard vessels are well-known for being delivered late – sometimes very late – in India, but that was not the case with a new class of offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

 

A beach club, sauna and 115m² flybridge with 4m swimming pool are some of the notable features aboard Benetti's 48.8m displacement yacht M/Y Elaldrea+.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

 

Conrad Orange Shipyard has delivered the first of three articulated tug /barge (ATB) units to US marine transportation specialist Vane Brothers.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

Moose Boats is working on a 14m, aluminium fire rescue catamaran, intended to respond to incidents on the western shores of Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

 

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation plans to publish two insight reports later this year, focusing on safety within the fishing vessel and passenger ferry sectors.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

 

Bergen-based short-sea and coastal cargo vessel operator Wilson Group has awarded a provisional order to a Chinese yard for two 88m single-decker newbuilds.

Ship & Boat International: eNews April 2018

UK builder Meercat Boats is hoping to sweep aside last year’s woes, as it celebrates the launch of its latest workboat – billed as its “most robust to date”.

The Naval Architect: April 2018
Prioritising loading flexibility and efficiency, SDARI-designed Da Ji is an assured contribution to a sector in recovery.

The Naval Architect: April 2018
After last year’s attack on Maersk, cybercrime finally appeared on shipping’s radar. However, the lack of information sharing amongst shippers must be addressed if the industry is to reap the benefits of cyber security

The Naval Architect: April 2018
In January, the Danish government published its Maritime Denmark report, setting out its vision towards 2025. The head of the Danish shipowners association explains how the country aims to lead from the front.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2018

 

Vroon Offshore Services’ new subsea support vessel VOS Stone commenced work at the Arkona wind farm in March.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2018

 

Equipped with 2G Robotics’ ULS-500 PRO system, Kongsberg’s Hugin AUVs can be used to detect UXO at subsea sites.

Offshore Marine Technology: 1st Quarter 2018

 

OOS International hopes to boost its offshore wind farm construction support contract opportunities with two semisubmersible heavy-lifters.

Innovation in shipbuilding: March 2018

Japanese shipbuilder says the laminate lay-up tween decks offer improved capacity utilisation and optimised loading.

Innovation in shipbuilding: March 2018

It’s not so simple, warn Denis Morais and Mark Waldie, of ShipConstructor Software providers SSI.

Innovation in shipbuilding: March 2018

The ever-changing demands of shipbuilding seemingly precludes the use of automated production lines. Dutch production robotics company Kranendonk demonstrates this need not be the case.

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.

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