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Composite Shipbuilding Project Gearing Up

The Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project has reached a key milestone. On 18 July, at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) shipyard in the Netherlands, the project’s partners unveiled the recently assembled full scale composite ship’s hull section that has been in development for three years. ‘Custom

By |2020-07-31T10:50:18+01:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: News, Ship and Boatbuilding, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments

SMES: The Key To Maritime Innovation

The government’s R&D tax incentives could boost marine and maritime SME innovation at a critical time, a marine engineering specialist has said. Brexit, ongoing trade wars/deals and the coronavirus pandemic present a perfect storm for SMEs to plot their growth and help the UK strengthen its maritime sector, but research and development (R&D) is key

By |2020-07-30T13:52:27+01:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

Cyber Security Planning Help

A new interactive infographic summarises the key considerations owners and operators should make when building a cyber security plan. The Shipowners' Club infographic is based on the IMO's recommendation of a cyber security risk management framework based in five functional elements: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover. 'Identify' - which systems are vulnerable to attacks, which systems

By |2020-07-28T09:02:31+01:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Security & Laws|0 Comments

Technical Working Group To Accelerate Vessel Decarbonization

The second meeting of trade body The Workboat Association’s new technical working group, which would have formed a key part of the Seawork schedule has taken place virtually instead. The group, working alongside lead partner Chartwell Marine, aims to accelerate the decarbonisation of the workboat sector, in line with the Clean Maritime Plan, by taking

By |2020-07-24T10:03:10+01:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: News, Seawork|0 Comments