<span>Ship Design</span>

One billion points streamed in augmented reality
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One billion points streamed in augmented reality

ShipReality and Holo-Light have showcased the first holographic visualisation of ultra large ship 3D laser scans merged with complex CAD design data, using the most advanced XR streaming technology available. Ships regularly undergo large-scale retrofits, but shipowners rarely have design data in digital form at hand. To design ship modifications, an engineering accuracy of the...

Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system
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Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system

An innovative liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained class approval from DNV. The approval will facilitate retrofits of such vessels in line with new environmental requirements to cut maritime emissions. The AIP affirms the technical feasibility of the concept for the VLCC and...

ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs
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ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs

ABS, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KSOE) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator have signed a JDP to develop liquefied CO2 carrier designs. Meeting ambitious international climate goals may require global CO2 emissions to fall below zero in the second half of this century, achieving what is...

BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS
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BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS

Bureau Veritas (BV) has been working with Singapore-based GILLS to assess the performance of its air lubrication system designed to improve ship efficiency and decrease fuel burn by reducing drag of the underwater hull.  GILLS, which stands for gas injected liquid lubrication systems, deploys NACA profiles* to create self-generating micro-bubbles for ‘turbulent modulation’ which has...

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design
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Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design

Deltamarin has introduced the new state-of-the-art LNG-powered Kielmax container vessel of the C.Delta series, C.Delta2100. This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design. The vessel...

Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design
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Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design. The zero emissions vessel is expected to come into service between 2030 and 2035, providing the right level of matured technologies are available. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in modular compartments, is built...

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software
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ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software

ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including the ones based on feedback from the industry....

Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design
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Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design

British company Windship Technology has confirmed the findings from the Wolfson Unit of the University of Southampton following a detailed study into its innovative and patented triple wing rig. After extensive testing and VPP work conducted at the Wolfson Unit and further Computational Fluid Dynamics and aerodynamic performance optimisation conducted by Cape Horn Engineering, it...

Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’
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Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’

Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, has unveiled a new triple-wing rig design to facilitate zero emission propulsion. The company also announced an investment partnership with DNV to assess and classify Windship Technology’s whole-ship design. Starting from a clean drawing board, technical director...