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MN100: Elliott Bay Design Group

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Named one of this year's MarineNews' prestigious MN100 firms, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) in 2019 expanded to the East Coast by opening an office in New York and teamed with AMD Marine Consulting Designs to be their exclusive North American vessel design representative. EBDG delivers designs

MN100: Robert Allan Ltd.

Robert Allan Ltd. CEO & President: Mike Fitzpatrick

Prominent on this year's prestigous MarineNews MN100 list is Robert Allan Ltd.  Robert Allan Ltd. is a recognized world leader in innovative Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering with a particular focus on harbor and seagoing tugs, shallow draft towing vessels and fireboats for major world ports.

Haisla Nation, Seaspan ink LNG Canada Tug Deal

Front row L to R: Bart Reynolds, President Seaspan Marine, Crystal Smith, Chief Councillor Haisla Nation, Frank Butzelaar, CEO Seaspan Marine Transportation – Back row: Representatives from Seaspan, the Haisla Nation and union leadership witnessed the signing of the agreement.

HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC, today announced the signing of a contract award with LNG Canada to design, build and operate escort tugs and harbor tugs required for LNG Canada’s LNG export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.The value

EBDG Appoints King as President

Brian King (Photo: Elliott Bay Design Group)

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian King as President - Chief Engineer. King will have direct supervision of the business and affairs of the company.  He will be responsible for advancing EBDG's major strategic objectives while leading the team on planning,

Mobile Analysis: 3D, 2D CAD Viewer "to go"

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The CoreTechnologie 3D Analyzer Viewer is now available through a mobile license-lending feature.The powerful 3D Analyzer Viewer of the German-French software manufacturer CoreTechnologie (CT) comprises in the current version 4.3 anew license-borrowing function that allows to use the software for a limited time for example on a laptop.

Feadship Chooses Floor2Plan

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Floorganise has developed the Floor2Plan toolset enabling shipyards to control and manage their projects more accurately and in more detail. The toolset significantly reduces the duration of projects and the hours spent on them. Just recently, the innovative shipyard Royal van Lent | Feadship started

García Joins the SENER

Luis García (Photo: SENER)

SENER has hired Luis García Jiménez as its Director of Corporate Development. This post is essential to the growth and development of the SENER Group, and reports directly to the CEO, Jorge Unda.From his new position, Luis García will be in charge of analyzing, organizing and coordinating medium- and long-term opportunities involving mergers,

C-Job Naval Architects Opens Houston Office

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C-Job Naval Architects will expand its business to the United States by opening a dedicated branch office in Houston, Texas this summer.Basjan Faber, CEO at C-Job, an independent ship design and engineering company in the Netherlands, said “At C-Job we believe clients should be closely involved

BMT Signs 43m Ferry Contract for Kitsap

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BMT has announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 meter (104’ x 37’’ x 12.5’) high-speed, passenger Fast Ferries for Kitsap Transit, with an option for a third to be added to this vessel fleet. The custom design project will once again see the UK’s leading

BMT Inks Deal for Kitsap Fast Ferry

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BMT announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 metre (104’ x 37’’ x 12.5’) high-speed, passenger Fast Ferries for Kitsap Transit, with an option for a third to be added to this vessel fleet. The custom design project will once again see the UK engineering design consultancy partner with US shipyard

Robert Allan to Design Canadian Navy Tugs

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Robert Allan Ltd. announced that  they have been awarded the contract from Ocean Industries Inc., a related corporation of Ocean Group Inc., to design a new generation of Ship Handling tugs to be built at the Ocean Industries Inc. shipyard at L'Isle-aux-Coudres, Quebec for the Royal Canadian Navy. Four tugs are to be built,

Common Structural Rules Software Updated

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Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has enhanced its Prescriptive Analysis and Finite Element Analysis software.The software provides users with an easy way to evaluate designs. It has recently been cross-checked by IACS and both software

OSK-ShipTech Designs Luxury RoPax Ferry

Danish OSK-ShipTech designs Moby’s new and luxurious RoPax ferries. Here, Moby’s Achille Onorato at the signing ceremony in Beijing 27 June 2019.  (Photo: OSK)

Onorato Armatori has signed a historical contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for the order of two plus two luxurious RoPax ferries.Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech have again contributed to a significant Chinese newbuilding project with the design for the luxury ferries constituting the world’s largest ferry order to this day.

HydroComp PropCad 2019 Released

New features greatly improve process workflow for propeller designers…HydroComp PropCad 2019 includes several new exciting additions to make PropCad more effective and easier to use – whether you’re extracting design data from full 3D CAD files or you’re inputting your own custom distribution data,

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