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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

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