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20M Workboat For Special Forces

‘Inkanyamba’, a 20m Monohull Workboat, has recently been delivered to the Armaments Corporation of South Africa (ARMSCOR). Built by Cape Town shipbuilder Veecraft Marine, and designed by Australian naval architects Incat Crowther, the vessel will be tasked by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) with the transportation of personnel, equipment and also support training

By |2020-08-06T11:21:02+01:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: News, Vessel Repair & Maintenance|0 Comments

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

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