The British industrialist Sir David Brown has decided to proceed with his project to create his ideal high-speed luxury yacht. Sir David selected a high-speed catamaran hull form and specified water jet propulsion to give quiet and efficient operation coupled with superb maneuverability.
9th Exhibition And Congress Ship, Mad mery, Marine Technology International Amid general signs of a worldwide recovery in the shipbuilding industry, the 9th Exhibition and Congress of Ship, Machinery, Marine Technology International will be held in Hamburg,
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
Some of the most powerful, technologically advanced propulsion systems ever assembled are the driving hearts of today's fast, sleek, maneuverable naval combatants and support vessels. Many new classes of cruisers, destroyers, frigates, corvettes
One of the more difficult tasks facing both marine engineers and vessel owners contemplating new construction or the reengining of an existing vessel is keeping up with the latest developments in diesel engines for both main propulsion and auxiliary power.
Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of Woolrich, Maine, has announced the signing of three construction contracts and the company's entry into two new markets—a sail-powered passenger vessel and an offshore lobster boat. Currently under construction is the 73-foot Bay Lady II,
The heart of today's Navy vessel, whether it is a cruiser, destroyer, frigate, corvette, minehunter or support craft, is the propulsion system. Many of these warships and naval auxiliaries demand high-performance, flexible and durable propulsion systems.
Looking somewhat like a cross between a catamaran and a hydrofoil, the 360-passenger wave piercer M/V Nantucket Spray was recently delivered by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., Whidbey Island, Wash., to Bay State Cruises of Massachusetts. The
Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA) recently delivered what is believed to be the world's largest tuna purse seiner. Built by Hijos de J Barreras, part of AESA, and named the Albacora, the tuna purse seiner is 334
Selecting the appropriate propulsion or auxiliary power system for a vessel is one of the most difficult and important tasks facing the naval architect, marine engineer and vessel owner. With so many marine diesel engines on the market—low-speed,