New Article information at Ship Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Ship Technology Atair II Research Vessel Atair II is a new research vessel under construction at Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany, for the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie). Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Viking Star Cruise Ship Viking Star is the first cruise ship of the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet. It was delivered in March 2015, while the second vessel Viking Sea was handed over in March 2016. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT The tides of change: why marine engineering must adapt to the new energy environment Shipping has allowed us to adapt to new challenges and seek new opportunities down the millennia, and while the circumstances may change the need to innovate is ever present. William Gibby, Technical Director at MAATS Tech explains why a changing ene… Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cargo theft: a billion-dollar problem The marine industry loses billions to cargo theft and cargo loss each year. Meanwhile, new technology is proving to be both a blessing and a curse, as cyber-piracy and digitalised theft are on the rise. Sun, 30 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 45 In this issue: The first digital underwater communications standard, Singapore Port’s plans for the future, new software to limit emissions from marine engines, a project to construct a seaweed cultivation vessel, and more. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:44:00 GMT Is technology making ships too complex? Maritime safety company Propel suggests that human failure is still top of the agenda when it comes to improving safety. However, in an age where ships are becoming more complex, is technology partly to blame? Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Hronn Autonomous Offshore Support Vessel Hrönn is an autonomous offshore support vessel currently being developed by Kongsberg Maritime and Automated Ships in collaboration with BOURBON. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Damen YS 5009 Yacht Support Vessel The YS 5009 range of yacht support vessels are being offered by Damen Shipyards Group and AMELS to meet the requirements of superyacht owners. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Offshore shipbuilders turn to cruise to stay afloat in the downturn Specialist shipbuilders are feeling the squeeze from the offshore industry's downturn, with low oil prices resulting in stalled projects and cancelled orders. This has prompted some companies to expand into the cruise sector. But what are they offeri… Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT MT 6024 DSCV - Multipurpose Subsea Diving Support and Construction Vessel The MT 6024 is a multi-purpose subsea diving support and construction vessel (DSCV) being built for Thailand-based Mermaid Offshore Services, a subsidiary of the Mermaid Maritime Public Company. Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Redesigning marine engines to cut pollution and black smoke A Danish researcher has created new software to limit emissions of NOx particles and black smoke from vessels. At a time when emission regulations from the IMO are tightening, the new technology promises to bring one of the key NOx-reducing methods f… Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK pirate radio: 50 years on from the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act It captured the imagination of a generation and had audiences in the millions – yes, it is pirate radio. Such was its popularity the UK Government rolled out new maritime legislation to shut it down, now 50 years on from the 1967 Marine Broadcasting … Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:59:00 GMT SeaStar 11 Catamaran Passenger Ferry SeaStar 11 is a new catamaran passenger ferry built by Austal at its Balamban shipyard in Philippines, for South Korean operator Seaspovill. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT A decade to autonomous cargo ships? MacGregor and Rolls-Royce recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the impact of developments in autonomy for cargo ship navigation and cargo systems onboard container ships. Signing the MoU, Rolls-Royce director of digital and … Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Express 4 High-Speed Catamaran Ferry Express 4 is a high-speed vehicle-passenger ferry being built by Austal at its Henderson shipyard in Western Australia for Molslinjen, a ferry operator based in Denmark. Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:38:00 GMT ECO STAR 36K Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carrier Ocean Yield ordered for three ECO STAR 36K Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carriers (LEG) in May 2014. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: ABB turbochargers equipped on COSCO's ship, Trafigura spends $1.35bn for tankers COSCO Shipping Lines' new 20,000 TEU containership has been equipped with ABB turbochargers, and Trafigura Group has disclosed its involvement in an order to purchase up to 32 new crude oil and product tankers for over $1.35bn. wr… Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Using 3D modelling for maritime heritage A team from Auckland, New Zealand has embarked on a mission to create a 3D digital model of the Edwin Fox, one of the oldest ships in the world. For them, it represents a chance to retell the story of vessels from a bygone era. It is not, however, a … Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Welding USA: is the American shipbuilding industry ready to embrace new robotic technology? Over the last two years, the US National Shipbuilding Research Program has been running a project to test robotic welding technologies for shipbuilding, with the aim of overcoming various obstacles, including collision avoidance and welding variabili… Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Color Hybrid Ferry Color Line's Color Hybrid is a new plug-in hybrid ferry being designed by Ulstein Verft in Norway. Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT