• NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

  • MEPS WEEK
    GEAR | MAN to supply turbochargers for Turkish Suezmax tanker trio

    GEAR | MAN to supply turbochargers for Turkish Suezmax tanker trio

  • MEPS WEEK
    COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

  • MEPS WEEK
    GEAR | NES supplies advanced shore charging stations for Fjord1’s electric ferries

    GEAR | NES supplies advanced shore charging stations for Fjord1’s electric ferries

  • MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

  • Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!
  • GEAR | MAN to supply turbochargers for Turkish Suezmax tanker trio
  • COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]
  • GEAR | NES supplies advanced shore charging stations for Fjord1’s electric ferries
  • Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!
GEAR | Volvo Penta launches new assisted docking system

GEAR | Volvo Penta launches new assisted docking system

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Volvo Penta has introduced a new fully integrated assisted docking system. The system is designed to give the captain better control when docking a boat by automating his or her intentions, compensating for some dynamic variables such as wind and current, and helping the vessel stay on its intended course. The system ..

ClassNK releases guideline for survey and facilities of LNG bunkering ships

ClassNK releases guideline for survey and facilities of LNG bunkering ships

By Baird Maritime

ClassNK has released its Guideline for Survey and Facilities/Equipment of LNG Bunkering Ships, which outlines the additional safety requirements of liquefied gas carriers that supply LNG fuel at sea. The number of LNG-fueled ships has been increasing in recent years as their CO2, SOx, and NOx emissions have a lower ..

Russia’s Kronshtadt Technologies awarded AIP for autonomous navigation system

Russia’s Kronshtadt Technologies awarded AIP for autonomous navigation system

By Baird Maritime

The Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has awarded approval in principle (AIP) to the autonomous and remotely controlled navigation technology of Russian company Kronshtadt Technologies. The technology has now been approved in principle for the implementation on board ships involved in trials of autonomous ..

LR awards AIP for Chinese digital VLGC design

LR awards AIP for Chinese digital VLGC design

By Baird Maritime

China’s Jiangnan Shipyard has received approval in principle (AIP) from Lloyd’s Register a very large gas carrier (VLGC) digital ship design. The design has been granted LR descriptive notes “Digital SAFE (AL2),” “Digital MAINTAIN (AL2),” “Digital PERFORM (AL3)” and ..

HYDROFOIL WEEK
GEAR | Dutch firm develops “partial hydrofoil” for medium-speed craft

GEAR | Dutch firm develops “partial hydrofoil” for medium-speed craft

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Dutch manufacturer Hull Vane has developed a patented hydrodynamic device designed to improve the performance and seakeeping of medium-speed vessels. Originally developed by Dutch naval architect and TU Delft professor Peter van Oossanen for use on an America’s Cup sailing yacht in the early 2000s, the device has ..

KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers

KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers

By Baird Maritime

The Korean Register (KR) has developed new class rules that completely revise the existing structural rules for membrane-type LNG carriers. The new class rules apply the concept of equivalent design wave (EDW) based on direct load analysis to determine structural arrangements and scantling that meet the structural strength, ..

Welcome to Hydrofoil Week!

Welcome to Hydrofoil Week!

Hydrofoils have always seemed to have so much potential to enhance vessel performance but, except in very limited and specialised areas, they have never made a big ..