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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…

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…

Shipbuilding: International WTIV Market Represents a $14B Opportunity

Aug 09, 2021

As of end-June 2021, more than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore wind projects planned over this decade.More than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will…

BMT appoints Savage as Technical Assurance Director

Aug 09, 2021

BMT welcomed Catriona Savage to the role of Technical Assurance Director, responsible for its global technical authority. She re-joins BMT from a role as the Chair in Naval Architecture and an Honorary Professor at University College London…

Webb Searches for New President as Keith Michel Plans Retirement

Aug 09, 2021

After nine years president of Webb Institute, R. Keith Michel announced plans to retire effective June 30, 2022, and the search is on for his successor at this top-ranked undergraduate institution specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering…

RFP: Electrical Integrators Sought for Skagit Count All-Electric Ferry

Jul 29, 2021

Skagit County Public Works and Seattle-based vessel designer Glosten are seeking proposals from electrical integrators to provide the vessel and shore electrical systems and the automated charging plug for the all-electric ferry design to replace the M/V Guemes…

Carlos Maenhout Retires, Bruno Storms takes the helm at BMT Belgium

Jul 26, 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, Carlos Maenhout is retiring from his position as Founder and Managing Director of BMT Belgium, the company that he and his wife founded in 1991, a company subsequently sold to the BMT Group in 2005.Carlos Maenhout qualified…

Bruhns Named President of Herbert Engineering

Jul 01, 2021

Herbert Engineering Corp. (HEC) appointed Hendrik Bruhns to succeed Spencer Schilling, who formally stepped down as the company's president on July 1.Bruhns had been serving as an executive vice president and manager of business development for HEC since January 1…

Wind Power: 'Trade Wings' Containership Design Gets BV AIP

May 17, 2021

Bureau Veritas has granted approval in principle (AIP) for the Trade Wings 2,500 design, a wind- and LNG/electric-powered containership concept designed jointly by VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO.As the maritime industry moves toward designs and technologies that minimize emissions…

Elliott Bay Design Group Names Ekse President

Apr 12, 2021

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) said its board of directors has appointed Robert Ekse as president of the firm. Ekse will assume the position from current president and chief engineer, Brian King…

VIDEO: Basjan Faber Discusses the Creation of C-Job’s Customizable TSHD Series

Mar 15, 2021

With an eye on an aging trailing suction hopper dredge fleet, C-Job is set to debut an innovative new THSD design series with a focus on modularity and sustainability. Basjan Faber, CEO, C-Job Naval Architects, discusses the dredging market…

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