Best Small Passenger Vessel – Reliance – Teknicraft Design The second of a three boat order of fast, low-wake ferries, Reliance has to carry its passengers quickly, safely, comfortably and with minimal wash. A Teknicraft Designs hydrofoil assisted catamaran ferry was chosen by Kitsap Transit of Seattle, Washington, for ..
Best Large Pilot Boat – Scapa Pathfinder – Macduff Ship Design Orkney, off the north of Scotland, is a place where, a leading Australian naval architect tells me, the weather is usually grim and the rain blows upwards. Having spent a few days there, I can’t argue with that assessment. The Scapa Pathfinder has ..
Best Radar Supplier – Koden Japan’s Koden is renowned as one of the global pioneers of high quality, innovative marine electronics. Koden has a wide range of products across the whole spectrum from simple echo sounders to very sophisticated and capable ARPA radar units. With a world-wide network of dealers, ..
Best Steering Supplier – Palmarine Palmarine went international many years ago when it moved from Sydney to Singapore. Originally well known in Australia for its versatile, innovative and high quality hydraulic steering systems for fishing boats, tugs, ferries and other commercial vessels, it is now very much a global ..
Best Trawl Monitoring Equipment Supplier – Notus Electronics Notus is a leader in trawl-monitoring equipment. This fast developing aid to the world’s commercial fisherman makes their lives considerably easier and their fishing operations notably more efficient. It enables them to know exactly where their nets are in ..
Best Escort Tug – Mark E Kuebler – Robert Allan Ltd Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) is inarguably the world’s longest established and best-known naval architecture firm that specialises in tugs and similar workboats. Its designs are built practically globally by a host of the world’s best and best known tug builders. This ..
France’s Merré Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build eight diving tenders for the French Navy, the country’s Ministry of Armed Forces confirmed on ..
French harbour and offshore renewables support company Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM) has placed an order for a DP2 tug from Dutch builder Neptune Marine. The vessel ..