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Significant Small Ships of 2005

Editor:  Cheryl SaponiaSignificant Small Ships 2005 - page layout


Significant Small Ships describes a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting commercial craft up to 100m in length delivered last year by ship and boatyards worldwide. Each vessel presentation comprises a full page, with colour photograph, a detailed technical description, the main particulars in tabular form and a list of major suppliers.

Significant Small Ships 2005 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features a total of 28 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide.


 Significant Small Ships of 2005 can now be ordered, and is available in printed or USB format.

Ref: SSC05 Publication Price - £29 (RINA Member £24)



Significant Small Ships of 2005

Significant Small Ships of 2005Significant Small Ships of 2005 includes the following newbuildings:

  • 941: Marine ambulance for navies and civil authorities
  • Borcus Firdaus 1: First of four vessels for offshore supply
  • Bute: First Scottish ferry for builder
  • Capt Rudy: Mega mini first of new vessel concept
  • Douro Queen: Luxurious river cruiser sets new standard
  • Fesco Sakhalin: Russian double-acting icebreaker/supply ship
  • Fairmount Sherpa: World's most powerful tug?
  • Grampian Commander: Standby safety vessel first of seven
  • Harstad: New coastguard vessel for management roles
  • Highspeed 5: Customised 40knot cat
  • HMAS Armidale: New class of navy patrol
  • Horc: Multi-use craft bridges gap between large and small
  • Kanoo 30: New series of crew boats for Gulf work
  • Liang Yu: One-off vessel for Chinese yard
  • Lora D'abundo: First ro-pax constructed by builder
  • Maria Dolores: Fast ferry caters for new niche market
  • Morgan Foss: Powerful new compact tug
  • Murray: Patrol catamaran for mounted police
  • Romulo and Remo: Most powerful tugs in Spain
  • SAR 413: Search and rescue series completed under licence
  • Sea Fighter: First purpose-built high speed navy cat
  • Sea Helper: First of class workboat for Scotland
  • Shat Tin: New series of harbour tugs a first for owner
  • Sirocco: New vessel for renewable sector
  • Spirit of Portsmouth: New ferry for UK service
  • Stevns Arctic: Ocean-going tug ice classed
  • Tees Navigator: New version of old favourite
  • Velox: Innovative escort tug first of class

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