naval architecture

Thursday, July 26, 2012
zyvex marine LRV-17 nanotubes boat
Engineering News

What’s More Incredible than Carbon Nanotubes? Almost Nothing, Actually

Except maybe for this boat built by Zyvex Marine which has carbon nanotubes infused into its fiberglass… In case you didn’t know it, carbon

July 26, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
PBCF Propeller Boss Cap Fins
Engineering News

Propeller Technology to Make Your Ship More Efficient

Appendages to the propulsion system at the stern of a vessel can offer ship owners and operators an easy and relatively painless solution to improving fuel

July 17, 2012
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Signs £10 million Contract for New Wave-Piercing OSV

Rolls-Royce announced today that they have signed a £10 million contract with Simon Møkster Shipping for a wave piercing offshore vessel with a striking

July 17, 2012
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Engineering News

IACS Releases Draft Harmonized Common Structural Rules, Seeks Feedback

After hearing about the release this week by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) of the draft IACS harmonised Common Structural

July 5, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
B.Delta25 Bulk Carrier Guangzhou Wenchong shipyard deltamarin
Engineering News

Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Contracts Deltamarin to Design 28k DWT Bulk Carrier

Deltamarin has entered into a contract with CSSC / Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. Ltd. (China) for the design of B.Delta25 bulk carriers. This is the first

July 3, 2012
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Larger, Deeper, and More Efficient – Offshore Technology Centers Provide Solutions to Shipbuilding Challenges

By Neville Smith Asian shipyards are moving into added value offshore fabrication and construction and ABS is aiding the transition through the work of its

May 22, 2012
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Gerald R. Ford Build Sequence: Keel-laying to Launch in Under Two Minutes [VIDEO]

Here is a three-dimensional rendering of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) supercarrier’s build sequence, from keel-laying to launch.

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 118

Monday, May 21, 2012
AK Seah

ABS in the Far East | Planning Ahead to Meet Future Requirements For Efficient Shipping

– By Neville Smith Current high fuel prices and progressive regulation are acting as a two-prong driver for greater energy efficiency among shipowners.

May 21, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Engineering News

MOOOO!!! Groot Lands Livestock Ship Design Order

KUALA LUMPUR – A unique contract was signed yesterday between Dutch naval architecture firm, Groot Ship Design, South Korea’s Sungdong shipyard,

May 16, 2012
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Friday, May 4, 2012

Sauter Carbon Proposes “Green” Alternative to Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter

Sauter Carbon Offset Design (SCOD) says they have come up with an alternative design for the USCG’s new Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) that

May 4, 2012
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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Engineering News

DNV Launches New Rule Book for Jackup Rig Builders and Designers

Coinciding with the announcement of Lamprell’s newbuild jackup order today, DNV released a new rule book for self-elevating units, aka jackups, which

May 1, 2012
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Sunday, April 29, 2012
Engineering News

Sleeping in Comfort – Low-Vibration Design of a Ship’s Deckhouse

By Hyundai Heavy Industries As the fuel consumption efficiency of a ship is becoming a primary concern for shipowners, the length of the hull and the operating

April 29, 2012
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Friday, April 13, 2012
RiverWijs Emma
Engineering News

Destined for Dampier, RiverWijs Takes Delivery of Pair of Robert Allan-Designed Tugs

RiverWijs has recently taken delivery of two sister vessels, the Robert Allan Ltd. designed – RiverWijs Emma and RiverWijs Rowan. The christening was

April 13, 2012
Total Views: 35

Monday, April 2, 2012
3D Laser By Azule

Need to Create an Entire 3-D Rendering of an Engine Room by Noon?

It’ll take about 5 hours,  but it IS possible according to the folks at Harris Pye. Harris Pye reports that it has successfully used a 3D scanner to

April 2, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012
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Signal Maritime Receives Newest RAmparts 3200 Offshore Tug

Signet Weatherly is the latest RAmparts 3200 Class ASD from the design board of Robert Allan Ltd. Recently delivered to her proud owner, Signet Maritime

March 30, 2012
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Engineering News

Floating on Air – DK Group Receives First Order for Air Cavity System

DK Group says it has received an order to install its patented Air Cavity System (ACS) technology on a 12,580 deadweight tonne (DWT) multi purpose vessel owned

March 5, 2012
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Friday, February 24, 2012
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Exhaust Emission Regulations and their Impact on Tugboat Design

– By Allan B. Turner, P.Eng., Mechanical Engineer With the pending introduction of EPA Tier 4 and IMO Tier III engine exhaust emission regulations

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 110

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Propeller Cavitation Analysis with Computational Fluid Dynamics

by Bart Stockdill, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Mechanical Engineer Water will boil at room temperature if the pressure is low enough. In fact, the pressure has to be

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 288

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Engineering News

OSD Inks Design Contracts for Ten New PSV Orders

The Netherlands-based Offshore Ship Designers, or OSD, said Tuesday it has sealed a deal with two offshore operators to provide the ship design for 10 large

February 21, 2012
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Monday, February 20, 2012
Engineering News

BMT Subsidiary to Design Wind Farm Support Vessels for European Market

BMT Group said Monday that its subsidiary, BMT Nigel Gee, will provide the design for eight new Windfarm Support Vessels to be constructed by the Australian

February 20, 2012
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