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BMT Launches Hybrid ‘Eco Ferry’ Design

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BMT has announced the launch of a striking new hybrid ferry design which could pave the way for a cleaner, more cost-efficient energy option for ferry operators.  At 31m, the 149-passenger ‘Eco Ferry’ has a top speed of 20 knots and offers an unrivaled, intelligent hybrid system delivering smooth, silent and vibration-free power.

Robert Allan Announces New Tug Design

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Gökçay, the first RApport 1600-SX tug, was run through its paces by her builders, Sanmar Shipyards, in late May and showed excellent performance in all respects.   The new steel twin screw harbor tug is designed for high performance at a competitive cost. It has increased beam for better stability

Kongsberg, Robert Allan Drive the Future of Marine Firefighting

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The first vessel in the series will be the 20 meter RALamander 2000, featuring FiFi1 capability, pumping capacity of 2400 m3/hour and with optional foam capabilities.   Vancouver based naval architects and marine engineers Robert Allan Ltd., and international marine technology specialist Kongsberg

Damen Debuts Next-Gen in Harbor Towage

RSD 2513 - Tier 3 system (Photo: Damen)

With the presentation of the RSD Tug 2513, on June 25th, at the ITS 2018 in Marseille, France, Damen introduces its next generation ship-handling tugs.  Composed of a mix of new designs and a further evolution of existing designs, this next generation series is built on a solid foundation.  New and

WFSA's sixth annual International Design Competition

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The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) announces its sixth annual international student design competition for a safe affordable ferry, seeking designs for a passenger vessel to traverse the iconic Pasig River of Metropolitan Manila.   Metropolitan Manila, composed of 18 municipalities (including the City of Manila),

21 Graduate from Webb Institute

The 2018 graduating class of the WEBB Institute (CREDIT: WEBB Institute)

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Webb Institute awarded 21 Bachelor of Science degrees at its 122nd Commencement Ceremony. Each graduating student received a dual degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.     Webb’s commencement ceremony included inspirational remarks from Webb’s President R.

Interview: Darren Larkins - CEO, SSI

Darren Larkins (Photo: SSI)

SSI CEO Darren Larkins, together with President & CTO Denis Morais, acquired ownership of the shipbuilding software development company from founder Rolf Oetter effective March 1, 2018. The two longtime employees have been managing SSI for the past seven years and have been entrenched in all aspects

Unda Named CEO of SENER Group

Jorge Unda (Photo: SENER Group)

Jorge Unda, until now the Managing Director of the Engineering and Construction area of the SENER Group, has been appointed CEO for the entire Group, replacing Jorge Sendagorta, who previously combined the positions of President and CEO. Unda becomes the top executive of the company, and Sendagorta

Victaulic & SSI: Designing a Marriage Made in Heaven

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Victaulic’s collaboration with SSI’s Autodesk ShipConstructor promises a streamlined design process, easier access to Victaulic piping specifications and proof positive that marrying hardware data and existing design technology can save time, money, weight and headaches for boat designers and shipyards alike.

ScanReach's In: New Safety at Sea Tech

InRange is developed as a “plug and play” solution and can be easily installed by crew members. Its main features include  ScanReach-GUI-tweak

Norwegian start-up technology firm ScanReach is set to redefine safety standards at sea with In:Range, a unique system capable of locating anyone on a vessel or offshore installation in real time. The plug and play technology is simple, easy to install, low cost and, according to the team behind it, could save countless lives at sea.

INTTRA, NAMSUNG Expand

Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO, INTTR

INTTRA, a neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Korea's Namsung Shipping Co. Ltd. NAMSUNG, established in 1953 as the first private ocean going shipping carrier in Korea,

Globalstar Satellite Technology to Combat North Sea Pollution

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies provider, announced  that SPOT Trace and Globalstar satellite communications are helping researchers at the University of Oldenburg in Germany better

SENER to Present New Material at APM

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Spain's SENER will be present at the 15th edition of the Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) Exhibition, which will be held from March 14 to 16, 2018 at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.   SENER will participate in this event as part of the Spain Pavilion, organized by the public business entity, ICEX Spain Exportación e Inversiones,

Ship Architects' Comer Stepping Down

Joseph H. Comer (Photo: SAi)

Ship Architects, Inc. (SAi) has announced its current Principal Naval Architect, Joseph H. Comer is stepping down and turning over the leadership position to Altug Basaran, P.E., its current Director of Operations.   Ship Architects has been in business since 1999, providing a broad range of engineering

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