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The Naval Architect: July/Aug 2019

For some time, the idea of using hydrogen and fuel cells to power ship fleets was viewed as a fanciful trend. As other green technologies picked up momentum, hydrogen was cast aside. But in the past couple of years, the abundant element has become a mainstream enterprise.

The Naval Architect: July/Aug 2019

Even though LNG has fuelled a variety of ships since 2000, its appeal and primary use has centred on large energy-demanding vessels.

The Naval Architect July/Aug 2019

For many years now, MacGregor has been one of the stalwarts of marine equipment; it’s estimated that every second vessel in the global fleet has some form of its cargo load handling solutions, lashing systems or hatch covers onboard.

The Naval Architect: July/Aug 2019

Japan, as is widely documented, has an ageing population and one of the sectors where it’s being felt most acutely is maritime. Data published in 2015 revealed that 56% of Japan’s 20,000 seafarers involved in domestic cargo shipping were aged 50 or over.

The Naval Architect: July/Aug 2019

On 15 May, Nantong Mobile Joint Investment Promotion Bureau Cruise Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Ericsson (China) Communication Co., Ltd. successfully opened the 5G NSA Base Station at the Haimen facilities of China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu), realising the first coverage and application of 5G technology in the shipbuilding industry.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2019

A design based on the German icebreaker Polarstern II will form the basis of a trio of heavy polar icebreakers for the US Coast Guard.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2019

The UK Ministry of Defence is examining the concept of an adapted commercial hull that would have flexibility designed-in to it that would be able to accept different ‘mission fits’ to fulfil a role as a forward sea base.

Warship Technology: Jul/Aug 2019

A 15-year delay to submarine disposal risks costing taxpayers £30 million every year, according to a the second of two recent reports on the defueling and dismantling of the UK Royal Navy’s retired nuclear-powered submarines.

Warship Technology: July/Aug 2019

The US Navy and Department of Defense need to act quickly to find solutions to the decline in the size and capability of maritime logistics forces.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2019

Volvo Penta, ABB and Chalmers University of Technology have launched a feasibility study to assess the most suitable fast-charging solutions for electric vessels.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2019

The Bangladesh Coast Guard has taken delivery of three new patrol boats, built domestically by state-owned Khulna Shipyard.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2019

The Line Launcher is intended to provide an accurate, strong line connection with an 80m range, to assist with SAR missions, small craft towing and ship-to-ship/ship-to-shore cargo transfers.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2019

Teignbridge has launched a new modular propeller concept, designed to enable users to swap individual blades instead of having to remove and repair the entire propeller.

Ship & Boat International: eNews July/August 2019

The charity’s new keelboats will provide training and potentially enable seagoing careers for more than 1,000 cadets yearly.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2019

With IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap now just six months away shipowners are urgently addressing the needs for achieving compliance. But for those intending to do so by using low-sulphur fuels there is the additional headache of the fluctuating availability, stability and quality of these fuels.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2019

Golar LNG’s Methane Princess has returned to service after Damen Shiprepair Brest completed repairs to its hull in the minimum amount of time.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2019

ABB is set to install a new electric power and propulsion system on the 1965-built Italian lake ferry, San Cristoforo.

Shiprepair & Maintenance: June 2019

The Dorset-based shiprepair company Intermarine is aiming to transform the Port of Portland into the UK’s centre for scrubber services after signing an agreement with a Chinese manufacturer.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

A total of 41 inland vessels are field-testing various emission control technologies and alternative fuels, in a bid to assess how this ‘green’ tech fares “in actual practice"

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

With a Seawork public demo under its belt, Cox Powertrain intends to commence production of its new diesel outboard in October.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

A customised version of Damen's CSD500 dredger class is being prepared for operations in acidic waters surrounding a uranium mine in Australia's Northern Territory.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

UK steel fabrication specialist Meercat Boats chose Seawork 2019 to launch what it describes as its largest landing craft class to date.

The Naval Architect: June 2019

The Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships is 10 years old, but whether that’s a matter for celebration or not is really a question of perspective.

The Naval Architect: 2019

After a prolonged downturn, the multipurpose (MPP) sector has finally found a hint of relief.

The Naval Architect: June 2019

Fouling has been a headache for shipping since ancient times. Each generation has come has come closer to the ultimate goal then the last, but none have been entirely successful in their antifouling endeavours.

The Naval Architect: June 2019

In less than a decade, autonomous ships have developed from a visionary idea to a tangible reality.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

Heesen Yachts' forthcoming Aquamarine class is set to offer an efficiency boost of 12% and reduced draught.

Ship & Boat International: eNews June 2019

ABB has been contracted to supply a hydrogen fuel cell-based power/propulsion package to a French push boat newbuild.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2019

Industry analyst Westwood forecasts an upturn in demand by 2023 – but don’t expect a full return to pre-downturn utilisation rates.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2019

Acta Marine’s new 93.4m construction support ship, Acta Centaurus, features a motion-compensated gangway for safe, step-free transfers.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2019

Oceaneering International has taken delivery of a new subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution.

Offshore Marine Technology: 2nd Quarter 2019

A UK-based collaboration is intended to produce a non-toxic means of monitoring the integrity of suspended or decommissioned oil and gas wells in the North Sea.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2019

Two small commercial vessels will serve as demonstrators for hydrogen fuel cell technology under the recently implemented Flagships research project.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2019

New boutique yacht builder Sichterman has launched its first vessel, in the form of the Inveni 18m motor yacht.

Ship & Boat International: eNews May/June 2019

Henriksen Hooks has unveiled a flexible system capable of safely deploying and retrieving unmanned surface vessels (USVs).