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PROFILE: Glosten is Meeting the Decarbonization Challenge, by Design

Sep 09, 2021

Naval architects and marine engineers sit on the front lines of the maritime industry’s battle toward decarbonization. Morgan Fanberg, President, Glosten, discusses the challenges and opportunities ahead.Put in context the challenge ahead for ship owners and ship designers to meet emission targets of 2050?I started my career in 1998 and as a young marine engineer, the challenges that I faced were taking old boats and meeting SOLAS requirements…

Tom Perrine, Austal VP of Engineering, Retires

Jan 11, 2023

Austal USA Vice President of Engineering, Tom Perrine, has retired after eight years of service with the company and over 40 years in the shipbuilding industry. During his tenure, Perrine led Austal USA’s engineering department overseeing the work of over 250 engineers…

AiP for Ammonia Floating Storage and Regasification Barge (A-FSRB)

Jan 05, 2023

ClassNK issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB) jointly developed by NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY), and IHI Corporation (IHI), reportedly the world's first AiP for A-FSRBs handling ammonia as cargo…

EBDG Unveils Harbor Power and Charging Barge Design

Dec 06, 2022

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) last week unveiled the design for a new barge engineered to offer power and charging to vessels in ports and harbors.Delivering 7 megawatts (MW) of continuous power generated by methanol…

Kovalski Named VP, Engineering at Ocean5

Aug 09, 2022

Stuart, Florida-based Ocean5 appointed Roger Kovalski as Vice President of Engineering. He was previously Senior Project Engineer & Yacht Designer, and began his career with OCEAN5 in early 2012.Kovalski has been in the engineering and design profession for over 25 years…

Volwater Takes the Helm at C-Job Naval Architects

Jun 23, 2022

Ship design and engineering company C-Job Naval Architects on Thursday announced changes to its executive team. Job Volwater will move from his position as Chief Commercial Officer and take on the position of Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Basjan Faber…

Lloyd's Register Issues AIP for for 210-dwt Bulk Carrier with Rotor Sails

Jun 15, 2022

Lloyd’s Register granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for an SDARI (Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute) designed 210,000 DWT Newcastlemax bulk carrier installed with Anemoi Rotor Sails.The Newcastlemax AIP is part of a joint…

Dales Marine Appoints Gray Chief Naval Architect

Apr 08, 2022

Dales Marine announced the appointment of David Gray as Chief Naval Architect, bringing the business a wealth of experience in ship and yacht design.Gray's areas of specialties cover the design and development of new vessels and conversions…

Ship Design: Ammonia FSRU Concept Studied by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Feb 03, 2022

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., in a joint effort with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), completed a conceptual study on a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for ammonia, a study is aimed at promoting the use of ammonia as an energy source and the introduction of the ammonia FSRU globally…

Eye on Design: The Truth Behind Great Ships

Dec 23, 2021

Last year I provided a list of my favorite historical ships as my contribution to the Great Ships issue. Even though I received some pushback on the list, I see no need to amend it.I created that list to avoid having to judge today’s Great Ships…

Incat Crowther Bags Deal to Design Hybrid-electric Ferry for New Zealand

Dec 09, 2021

Incat Crowther inked a deal to design an Incat Crowther 32 hybrid-electric ferry for Fullers360 of Auckland, New Zealand. To be built by Q-West, the ferry will be the designer’s sixth from the builder and will join 10 other Incat Crowther ferries in the Fullers360 fleet…

Eye on Design: Where Are the Transportation Macro Designers?

Dec 06, 2021

As naval architects and marine engineers we are familiar with the design spiral. While design is not truly a spiral, we use the concept to remind ourselves that all pieces of a ship design interact. The design spiral is not a standard figure and can be simplistic or overcomplicated…

DIGITALIZATION: Keeping Your (hull) Stress and Fatigue Under Control

Nov 16, 2021

Digitalization is expediting and maximizing the safety and economics of structural stress and fatigue measurement technologies. Terje Sannerud, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian fiber optic condition monitoring system developer Light Structures explains…

INSIDE THE DATA BARGE: Silicon Valley Meets Maritime in the Making of NDT's Barge-based Data Center

Nov 10, 2021

Nautilus Data Technologies (NDT) and Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) provide an interesting new twist to the maritime digitalization discussion, with the design, manufacture and delivery of an innovative 7MW data center housed on a refurbished 240-ft…

Vard Marine Names New VP for Business Operations

Nov 03, 2021

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Vard Marine has informed that Kristin Jovel, its Corporate Business Manager, has been appointed the position of Vice President Business Operations for its North American offices.Jovel joined the…

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