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Sustainable Design Requires Careful Assessment

By Trevor Small Requirements for hydrodynamic efficiency, Energy Efficiency Existing Ship (EEXI) compliance analysis, energy storage, shore charging, fuel cells and alternative fuels suggest something like a perfect storm of demand for ship sustainability experts. Raised social awareness of environmental issues in Canada, in particular, reflects directly in the growing demand for ships designed and built first and foremost for sustainability.

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Report: US Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels

“Safety and Compliance Insights: Understanding U.S. Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels” is the latest report in our series on offshore wind that shares ABS’s industry-leading insight into U.S. vessel design and safety regulations. Detailing Jones Act implications for offshore wind support vessels, such as service operation vessels and crew transfer vessels, United States Coast Guard (USCG) structure, and U.S. regulations for

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BV Approves Wind-Assisted Ship Design

The Trade Wings 2,500 is an innovative containership with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (20-ft. equivalent unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France), that has received approval in principle from Bureau Veritas (BV). With an overall length of 197 m and a breadth of 32 m, the vessel offers a deadweight of

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Design of First Fully Electric US Tugboat

 Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric U.S. tugboat with autonomous technology, providing operators a sustainable and high-performing solution for ship assist and harbor services in any port. The Crowley design, powered by the expertise of recently integrated subsidiary Jensen Maritime, leverages a large battery system and power-saving technology to operate in a fully electric mode while

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AUV for Geotechnical Survey

Feritech Global

Marine-i has agreed to support marine engineering specialist Feritech Global in its plan to create an autonomous subsea vehicle specially designed for geotechnical survey work. Such a design would result in safer, more efficient and cost-effective seabed survey operations. Marine-i and Feritech are collaborating on a structured development program to define the industry standards that the new vehicle must meet,

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