VEKA Group set to build the world’s first hybrid trimaran for transporting personnel offshore

Workers on drilling rigs and offshore wind farms can hopefully look forward to a more pleasant commute to work with considerably lower risk of seasickness thanks to a special, innovative ship built by VEKA Group. VEKA will be building two trimarans intended specifically for transporting personnel and freight to offshore wind farms. These are the […]

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First eCMID 2017 AVI Conference announced in Amsterdam

The Marine Surveying Academy, which manages the CMID Accredited Vessel Inspectors scheme on behalf of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the accrediting professional body, the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS), is delighted to announce the first conference for CMID AVI’s. The special one day conference will take place on Tuesday 25th April […]

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New DNV GL standard ensures reliable dynamic positioning capability assessments

DNV GL presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of dynamic positioning (DP) vessels at the European Dynamic Positioning Conference which was held in London in February. The ability to assess and compare the position-keeping capability of a ship equipped with DP technology is vital during the planning and design phases, and […]

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