3D rendering of ship in Foran

Siemens to acquire FORAN

One of the world’s most widely used shipbuilding software systems is to come under new ownership. Nuremberg, Germany, headquartered Siemens Digital Industries Software said today that that it has signed an agreement

passenger/utility boat

New NPS vessel has a full suite of Furuno electronics

The recently delivered National Parks Service passenger/utility vessel Annie Moore is outfitted with a complete suite of Furuno navigation electronics at its state-of-the-art helm. The 74-foot all-steel vessel was designed and built

Jacob Frost (L) and Colton Bonnaure (R)

Shearer Group announces two additions to its team

The Shearer Group Inc. (TSGI), a Houston-based leader in the design of inland towboats, ferries and barges, has made two additions to its team of naval architects: Jacob Frost and Colton Bonnaure.

Hendrik Bruhns presidebt of Herbert Engeering

Herbert Engineering Corp. makes leadership transition

Hendrick Bruhns has been appointed president of Alameda, Calif., headquartered naval architecture and marine engineering firm Herbert Engineering Corp (HEC). He succeeds Spencer Schilling who formally stepped down as president on July

Wind turbine installation vessel

Knud E. Hansen unveils new WTIV design

The latest addition to Danish naval architectural consultancy Knud E. Hansen’s Atlas series of wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV) designs, the Atlas A-class, is able to carry four new-generation 14 MW wind

Ferry at sea

VIDEO: First look at new ferry designs for Isles of Scilly

BMT has now released the first details of its cutting edge designs for new vessels to serve the Isles of Scilly, off the southwest tip of the U.K. The Isles of Scilly

SBX-1 is based on a semi-submersible hull

EBDG weld procedure reduces downtime for critical defense asset

PROCURE AND PREP EBDG obtained approval from ABS to create the test assemblies using both applicable grades of steel in one weldment. Combining the two steel grades into one assembly effectively reduced

The ILS DIBB, with its independent power plant, allows icebreaking to become a modular capability that can be added to new and existing ships as and when required

Vard Marine and Finland’s ILS in teaming agreement

Vancouver, B.C., headquartered Vard Marine Inc. and Finland’s ILS Ship Design & Engineering have reached an agreement to work together to develop design solutions for the global icebreaker market and to address

FORAN graphic

SENER releases new version of FORAN

Spanish engineering and technology specialist SENER has launched ths launched the new V80R4.0 version of its ship design system FORAN, which is currently licensed at more than 150 shipyards and design offices

5 minutes with new EBDG president Robert Ekse

In April, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) announced the appointment of Robert Ekse to president and a principal of the naval architecture and marine engineering company. His background includes a 30-year career