Tag: <span>Shipbuilding</span>

Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises
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Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises

Naval architecture and engineering consultancy, Foreship, has warned that booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels is compromised. The consultancy believes that a lack of consistency in the initial designs of a vessel is occurring as designs for ships above 10,000 GT are rushed to...

Selektope chosen to target biofouling problem at South Korean yards
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Selektope chosen to target biofouling problem at South Korean yards

Antifouling ingredient Selektope, is facing increasing demand from South Korean shipyards as a result of severe biofouling problems on idle newbuilds due to rising global temperatures. Fouling on newbuild ships is a major issue as it affects the vessel’s performance and energy efficiency during sea trials. Many South Korean shipyards are experiencing exacerbated fouling rates...

ClassNK updates PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) design support software
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ClassNK updates PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) design support software

ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.5.0.0 that includes the latest rule amendments to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). ClassNK’s PrimeShip is a suite of advanced and reliable systems and services to provide a complete ship care system...

DSME to implement NAPA 3D ship design software
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DSME to implement NAPA 3D ship design software

Korean shipyard DSME has agreed a deal to use the 3D model-based NAPA Steel software application to manage its vessel design processes, following the completion of a benchmarking evaluation involving multiple vendors. DSME will use the software at both the initial design stages, to handle more frequent and rapid design changes, as well as the...

Research project to support ship design process
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Research project to support ship design process

A new research project by the Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) will look at ways to improve knowledge of ship design and reduce costs associated with US shipbuilding and ship repair. A key part of the project, which is titled Knowledge Provisioning to Improve First Time Quality of Ship Design, will be...