naval architecture

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Engineering News

Mitsubishi Develops System Enhancing Damaged Stability of Ships

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced a new system that improves the stability of damaged ships, reducing the risk of capsizing.  The newly

February 8, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
paired-column semisubmersible houston offshore engineering

1000 Year Hurricane? Doesn’t Look THAT Bad

The naval architects at Houston Offshore simulated the hydrodynamic response of a 1000 year hurricane on a moored paired-column semi submersible.

February 3, 2012
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Engineering News

Jensen Completes Design of Three Tugs for Moran Towing

Jensen Maritime Consultants said it has completed the design of three tugboats for Moran Towing Corp. of New Canaan, CT bringing Moran’s Jensen-designed

December 21, 2011
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Press Releases

Peter G. Noble Elected as Next SNAME President

On Friday November 18, 2011, Peter G. Noble was elected to be the next President of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) for a

December 14, 2011
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

GL to Jointly Develop LNG Solutions for Large Container Ships

Classification society Germanischer Lloyd said today that it has signed an agreement with Japanese shipbuilder IHI Marine United Inc. (IHIMU) to jointly

December 13, 2011
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Press Releases

Rolls-Royce and Bestway unveil new energy efficient ship designs

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company and China’s Bestway Engineering, have today unveiled a range of energy efficient ship designs which have

December 6, 2011
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Press Releases

Elliot Bay Design Group Employees Buy Firm from Parent Company, ACL

Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) announced that its management and employees have purchased the firm from its parent company, American Commercial Lines

December 6, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011

Ulstein Unveils New Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Ulstein today unveiled a custom-designed installation vessel for Norwegian-based NorWind Installer specifically designed for the offshore wind industry. The

November 28, 2011
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

DNV Responds: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix – Agreed

The following is a response to a recently published article here on gCaptain titled “ABS Chief: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix” where

November 17, 2011
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Engineering News

ABS Chief: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix

Development of in-house ‘green ship’ designs by class societies risks creating conflict of interest with their core safety role. (Houston,

November 15, 2011
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Monday, October 3, 2011
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Receives First Orders Based On Award Winning “Environship” Design

Rolls-Royce says it has received its first order for vessels based on the group’s award-winning, highly efficient, “Environship” concept. 

October 3, 2011
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Engineering News

City of Portland to get Columbia River’s Fastest Fireboat

Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a Crowley company, has been chosen to design the fastest response fire and rescue boat on Oregon’s Columbia River to

July 26, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Interesting Ship of The Week – Bourbon’s new seismic support/chase vessels

The OSD-designed fuel efficient seismic support vessel for Bourbon courtesy Offshore Ship Designers This weeks interesting ship is actually a series of six new

July 19, 2011
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Thursday, June 23, 2011

The “aggresive corrosion” of the USS INDEPENDENCE – Who’s to blame?

U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Zachary Harrell/Released You may have seen recently that Austal, a designer and manufacturer of high performance aluminium vessels

June 23, 2011
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Engineering News

Incat Crowther’s new 45m monohull crewboat

Incat Crowther has recently announced a contract to design a 45m Monohull Crew Boat for BSCO Navigation, a subsidiary of Brasil Supply.  The new design,

June 14, 2011
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Thursday, June 2, 2011
Engineering News

JMS aquires Roger Long Marine Architecture

JMS Naval Architects & Salvage has announced that they have acquired Roger Long Marine Architecture Inc. (RLMA).  Under the deal, JMS will receive

June 2, 2011
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Deltamarin present new IMC ferry design

ntegrated Modular Customized (IMC) ferry designs by Deltamarin and Wärtsilä. The vessels combine cost saving modular construction with a tailored

April 12, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä introduces new waterjet series for ferries, yachts and naval vessels

Wärtsilä has introduced a new series of waterjet solutions. This new midsize series enhances Wärtsilä’s competitive range of stainless steel

March 2, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

FutureShip’s hull design optimization results in significant fuel savings

12. Jan. 2011 | Hamburg – A series of 9,000 TEU container ships were significantly improved by simple hull design adjustments made by the joint venture

January 13, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
Engineering News

Wärtsilä introduces new more powerful version of its Wärtsilä 32 engine

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular

December 30, 2010
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