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Remote Dynamic Positioning Inspection Service

An international marine and engineering consulting firm has developed a remote Dynamic Positioning (DP) inspection service to enable users to meet DP systems compliance more efficiently, quickly and cost effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic. LOC's remote DP inspection service is an extension of the existing DP inspection offer and enables clients to comply with DP

By |2020-05-21T13:42:22+01:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorized, 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

Ship Repair Services In Demand

A UK-based commercial ship repair business has confirmed it is still busy working to keep vessels operational amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. SMS Group, which trades from seven ports in the UK, has recently docked a UK Border Force vessel in Lowestoft, provisioned support to aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines, and completed two emergency call-outs

By |2020-04-27T09:03:42+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: News, 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