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New Partnership Will Develop Foil-Stabilised CTVS

UK naval architects Chartwell Marine and America’s Cup team spin out company BAR Technologies, will now work together to offer a range of foil stabilised monohulls to serve Round III windfarms. The partnership will drive forward the development of new vessel designs ranging from 30m CTVs through to 60m service accommodation and transfer vessels (SATVs),

By |2020-05-15T08:59:20+01:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: News, Ship and Boatbuilding, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments

The Keel Bulb That’s Filled With Air, Not Lead

A stabilizer system for workboats using a canting, air filled bulb keel has been claimed to potentially allow 40 days more per year of offshore operations in rough weather. Dacoma and Tuco Marine have joined forces to test the Airkeel technology on Tuco´s ProZero workboat range. The Airkeel is a novel stabilizer for work- and

By |2020-04-28T09:57:31+01:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Ship and Boatbuilding, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments

Powerful Search And Rescue Ribs For Greece

Denmark’s Viking Life-Saving Equipment has won an order from the Hellenic Navy for 11 of its METIS RIBs. This is a second deal for the company’s Greek branch, Viking Norsafe Life-Saving Equipment Hellas S.A. The contract win followed an earlier successful commissioning of a pair of Viking Norsafe METIS 600s serving from the Helenic Navy’s

By |2020-04-24T10:23:16+01:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: News, Ship and Boatbuilding, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments

Pay The Price For Poor Data

Poor data quality costs time and money, making investment in data management crucial, warns an IT company. Improving data quality offers "enormous financial benefits" and increases employee work satisfaction, said Shipbuilder. Geert Schouten, director, said: “Nevertheless, we see that many maritime companies do not work on data quality and that costs a lot of money

By |2020-04-23T13:44:18+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: News, Ship and Boatbuilding, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments