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Through-Life Solutions for Cruise Ship Stability

Foreship

By Markus Aarnio Ship stability means two things. First, the ship must float and be safe enough in all weathers and in all the operational conditions it will encounter; this is called intact stability. Second, the ship has to float and enable safe evacuation if there is hull damage; this is called damage stability. In practice, adequate stability is maintained

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Game Development Students to Develop HPK for Vessel Docking

Red Jet 7

Southampton maritime energy-efficiency firm Azurtane has joined forces with the School of Media Arts and Technology at Solent University to leverage the skills of student game developers in a high-precision kinematics (HPK), marine vessel docking project. The objective is to convert high-precision positioning data generated by Azurtane’s HPK technology into a user interface to enhance the vessel commander’s visualization of

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Metal Shark Expands into Peru

Metal Shark 45 Defiant

U.S.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production and a multiyear coproduction agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The first round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the U.S. Under a co-production

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World’s First Ship Christening in Antarctica

MS Roald Amundsen

Hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history as the first ever ship to have its naming ceremony held in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice. The naming ceremony will take place this fall, as the first world’s first

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First Vessel Built in Class by Sri Lankan Co. for Japanese Owner

KDDI Cable Infinity

Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered a modern cable-laying vessel to Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS). After leaving the Colombo Dockyard, KDDI Cable Infinity successfully reached the Yokohama Port in Japan on July 7. At 113.1 m in length, 21.5 m in breadth and 8.8 m in depth, Cable Infinity is the largest vessel constructed by Colombo Dockyard to date, with a deadweight

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