Ship Design

Monday, October 31, 2011

A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing.

October 31, 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, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

Germanischer Lloyd unveils energy efficient Aframax BEST-Plus ship design

Oslo, Norway – The on-going trend to greener shipping impacts all ship designs. In recognition of the recently developed Energy Efficiency Design Index

May 31, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011

ECO-Ship 2020: The bulk carrier of the future

By Alexander Wardwell, DNV Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and DNV are pleased to announce the completion of the first milestone of a joint programme to develop

May 26, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

High Performance Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

PHOTO: This HPTIV can operate in year around weather conditions with an operational water depth range of 4.5 to 50 m – courtesy Wärtsilä With the

March 29, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Engineering News

Ship design venture offers improved ‘green’ bulk carrier

‘Emerald’ design offers a lighter and environmentally friendly ship as project exceeds fuel-saving targets Lloyd’s Register and

February 8, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

PaxOcean orders two Rolls-Royce designed offshore vessels

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announced an order from Singapore-based offshore company, PaxOcean, to provide the ship design, propulsion

January 25, 2011
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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Who says crew boats are ugly? Check out the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009

I’ve been impressed with Damen ships ever since seeing these guys at Houston’s Offshore Technology Conference a few years ago.  These are without

December 26, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Interesting Concept Design of The Week – DNV’s VLCC concept vessel “Triality”

Image © DNV/Making Waves In recent years, there has been a significant push to develop “greener” technology within the shipping industry.  Today,

December 7, 2010
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Friday, November 19, 2010
Ship Design

Ship Photo of The Week – Polarcus’ SX134 Seismic Vessel

This week’s ship photo, well actually more like an illustration, depicts one of two of Polarcus’ new generation type SX134 seismic vessels that it

November 19, 2010
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

Photos and Video – ‘Allure of the Seas’ Clearing Storebelt Bridge

In the video above shot on October 30, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas passes under Denmark’ Storebaelt Bridge on her maiden voyage from the

November 2, 2010
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Ship Design

Wärtsilä and Deltamarin partner to bring standardization to customized ferry design process

At the 35th Annual Interferry Conference in New York City, Wärtsilä and Deltamarin have announced plans to partner in developing an innovative series of

October 6, 2010
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Friday, August 13, 2010

Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Taken to New Depths

Image Source: Keppel Corporation The offshore wind energy sector is set to make waves in the launch of a new, environmentally friendly vessel. Keppel FELS

August 13, 2010
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Friday, June 18, 2010
Ship Design

Interesting Ship of The Week – Black Magic turns oil tankers green

Whoever said a little black magic couldn’t be used to help cut carbon emissions?  Well, the folks at Sauter Carbon Offset Design aim to do just that

June 18, 2010
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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Engines Installed on Austal’s Next Generation Trimaran

Austal’s next generation 102-metre high speed trimaran has had its unique three-engine layout successfully installed ahead of the vessel’s launch

September 9, 2009
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The Secrets Behind Cruise Ship Cutaway Illustrations

Ever wonder how graphic designers create cutaway illistrations of ship? clues us into the secrets HERE. Once you learn about the process click

August 18, 2009
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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Auriga Leader – Toyota’s Solar Powered Cargo Ship

Completed in late 2008, the M/V Auriga Leader is the world’s first cargo ship to be partially propelled by solar power.   The 656-foot, 60,000-ton car

July 2, 2009
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Oculus & Infinitas – Incredible Yacht Design

I stumbled upon this while searching on, well, Stumble Upon, the tool that discovers web sites based on your set interests. In my search it referred me to

July 2, 2009
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Thursday, June 18, 2009

How It’s Built – Cruise Ship Cabins

How is a cabin is built in this day of containerization and commodization? Remotely of course. Eurodam News, Holland America’s blog showcasing the

June 18, 2009
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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Building the World’s Largest Ship (well, world’s largest passenger ship)

(Image: Popular Mechanics) Ever wonder what it takes to construct the world’s largest passenger ship?  Well, Popular Mechanicss takes a step by step

March 3, 2009
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