Inland Sea

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) of Japan has developed a "dream ship" with pitchand roll-free cabins mounted on hydraulic controlled shock absorbers.

    The 48 V2 -foot-long, 17-gross-ton catamaran, which is the first Hi-Stable Cabin Craft (HSCC) high-speed ship, is made of fiber reinforced plastics, has a passenger capacity of 12, and will be used for cruising on the Inland Sea around Mihara Port. The vessel, the Ukishiro, was built at MHI's Shimonoseki Shipyard & Engine Works and will be delivered to Higashi Chugoku Ryoju Kosan.

    The cabins remain stable even in rough seas, allowing passengers to enjoy a comfortable cruise without fear of seasickness. A computer detects pitch and roll and dampens them by adjusting hydraulic cylinders, keeping the cabins level. The impact of motion is also absorbed by the shock-absorbing system.

    In additon to high-speed vessels, the Hi-Stable Cabin Craft technology can be applied to infirmary cabins on large passenger ships, and precision laboratories and helicopter pads of research vessels.

    MHI has completed a tentative design for a larger version of the ship for tourism and leisure purposes for marketing in the Inland Sea area.

    For additional information and free literature from MHI, Circle 60 on Reader Service Card

  • , gets its name from Imabari City, which sits on the coast of Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands of Japan, on the shores of the Seto Inland Sea.  The island of Honshū is across the sea to the northwest, and the island of Kyūshū just a small distance to the southwest. The Pacific Ocean and

  • .Inside IshinThe tugboat’s role is to support large-size vessels in port, as well as escorting large vessels plying Osaka-Bay and the Setonaikai Inland Sea. So the Ishin not only has to deliver optimum performance in port, but also high-speed operation for those escort duties. It has a top speed of 16

  • the Main/Donau Canal on September 25, 1992 will mark the completion of the longawaited Rhine-Main-Danube connection, a continuous and permanent modern inland waterway route that will allow barges and riverseagoing vessels to make the 4,500- kilometer (2,755-mile) direct passage between the North Sea

  • Network Innovations and its inland waterways connectivity solution eliminates “dead spot” coverage woes. And, not a moment too soon.The bane of inland operators – or at least one of many – has always been the dearth of reliable and economical vessel-to-shore communications. Even in

  • be hard to fill up with training. Sorensen offers home study programs with various options to prepare deck officers and engineers. The 500/1600 Master/Mate Inland or Near Coastal program prepares mariners to earn their Master or Mate license on vessels not exceeding 500 or 1,600 gross registered tons and operating

  • Brown Water Training and Collision Reconstruction Taken to a New Level When a new or expanded port is planned on an inland waterway, how do you assure the civil marine engineers and ship operators of feasibility and operability while at the same time allaying the fears of local residents that their quality

  • companies as a result of its state of the art production line and fabrication process. Eastern has built everything from Offshore Supply Vessels to Tugs, Inland Towboats, a SWATH Vessel, Passenger Vessels, Ro-Ro/Passenger Ferries, Inland Transport Vessels, Barges, Fireboats, Research Vessels, Offshore Construction

  • The recent passage of the Tax Technical Corrections Act, HR 4333, by the 100th Congress, offered some good news for domestic inland waterways operators. Included in the measure was the long-awaited correction to the diesel fuel tax inequity which began on April 1, 1988. Waterway operators and other

  • Economical repairs are being applied to rapidly corroding steel and concrete structures in U.S. ports and inland waterways. The new repair systems – PileMedic & SPiRe – might just be what the doctor ordered.  Recent advancements in using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) for major structural repair and

  • Rhine. These 3,020-dwt multipurpose cargo ships are of a special design, combining certain features of a seagoing ship with those characteristic of an inland waterway vessel. These features essentially are a minimum draft, low fixed point heights, wheelhouses that can be hydraulically lowered to provide extra

  • of advocacy and outreach, she also serves on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Western Michigan Area Maritime Security Committee, the safety committee for the Inland Seas Education Association, and is a member of the Great Lakes Captains Association and the International Shipmasters Association Lodge 23. To say that

  • MR Jan-20#58 Listen to the sea
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    Listen to the sea Posidonia 1-5June 2020 Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece The International Shipping Exhibition Organisers: Posidonia Exhibitions SA, e-mail: [email protected] www.posidonia-events.com MR #1 (50-57).indd 58 1/13/2020 9:03:28 AM

  • MR Jan-20#56  for Shipping Forum Inland Marine Expo 
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    , Malaysia Shanghai, China Marseille, France http://2020.otcasia.org/ www.asia.breakbulk.com/Home www.euromaritime.fr/ Envirotech for Shipping Forum Inland Marine Expo Underwater Intervention Mar. 24-25 May 18-20 Feb. 4-6 Rotterdam St, Louis, MO New Orleans, LA www.envirotechforum.com http://inlandmarineex

  • MR Jan-20#53  announced a new facility in 
Finland, enabling the testing)
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    propulsion control systems. 45 countries. New Test Facility for Green Energy Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch announced a new facility in Finland, enabling the testing and serial production of a new breed of large multi-megawatt-class drives for cus- tomers in the wind, marine and turbo industries

  • MR Jan-20#51  the 
been designed to dredge inland wa- separate container)
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    contract signature to pontoons and spuds together, one for vessel departure. The CSD350 has the suction ladder and one for the been designed to dredge inland wa- separate container shipping, the oper- ters at a dredging depth between -1 m ating cabin and various smaller items Photo: ESG and -9 m water

  • MR Jan-20#48 Tech Files
Innovative products, technologies and concepts
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    Tech Files Innovative products, technologies and concepts Zeabuz Zero Emission Waterbus While Norway ranks 120th among countries globally in terms of population size (5.3 mil- lion), it packs a powerful punch in the maritime world, as Norwegians rank near the top as mari- time and offshore industry

  • MR Jan-20#40 INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN
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    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN off the charts. Ultimately, the work we do here is supporting ground-based midcourse missile defense system. “That was a our client’s businesses with engineering excellence and un- massive project we did with Boeing; a hallmark project for me matched problem

  • MR Jan-20#38 INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN
organ Fanberg)
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    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN organ Fanberg has always been a ‘maritime guy,’ but his early maritime aspirations cen- tered on racing sailboats. “I went to St. Mary’s M College of Maryland to race dinghies at a col- legiate level but soon realized that racing sailboats was not go- ing to

  • MR Jan-20#37  racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to)
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    to lose. There is no room for complacency.” Morgan Fanberg, President, Glosten @ Glosten “Crazy ideas are not off the table” From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime

  • MR Jan-20#35 REPAIR & CONVERSION
Suda JG10000
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    REPAIR & CONVERSION Suda JG10000 This design, offers a 2000 ton lift capa- bility, the ability to handle eight x 8- 9.5 MW turbines with accommodation for 112, in depths up to 68 m. Photos: A.K. Suda Naval Architects ing conversion candidates. “Installation vessels will also need thrusters,” he said.

  • MR Jan-20#34 REPAIR & CONVERSION
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    REPAIR & CONVERSION the concerns about security as the electric grid becomes more He added that improved safety features, including lifeboats, dependent on offshore wind. would be necessary in a conversion and that personal com- These calculations and estimates provide a backdrop for the fort is also an

  • MR Jan-20#31 REPAIR & CONVERSION
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    REPAIR & CONVERSION ploying its foils several times a day in rough, open seas. After steel construction. its Wavefoil retro? t, it continues to ply a 45-minute crossing Paulsen says vessel owners are well-versed on performance as workhorse for the tiny island nation. “The captain had stars trade-offs.

  • MR Jan-20#30 REPAIR & CONVERSION
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    REPAIR & CONVERSION You have to stand on an exposed seawall protecting a tiny bility together with the ability to keep a high service speed Norwegian village’s little marina to realize how “the basics” in bad weather,” Hammerfest Hospital said of the order. The must be in place before you can mimic the

  • MR Jan-20#23 which, under optimal circumstances, 
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    which, under optimal circumstances, The Author would have prevented the incident. And, yes, it is not alcoholism that van Hemmen drove this disaster bus, it was a se- Rik van Hemmen is the President of Martin & Ottaway, a quence of operational screw-ups. There marine consulting ? rm that specializes in

  • MR Jan-20#21 developed an informal list of accident causes, and for)
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    developed an informal list of accident causes, and for opera- made the same mistake if he was sober. What we really need tional reasons, prefers picking a probable cause from that list. to ? gure out is how the system failed, and here it becomes Alcohol impairment is a prominent member of that list, and

  • MR Jan-20#18 The Path to Zero
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    The Path to Zero Copyright: Norman Chan/AdobeStock Slow Down Emission Reduction & Slow Steaming: The voluntary v. regulatory approach erchant ships traditionally operate in the the board, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; emis- open sea at or near full speed. This is hard sion of air pollutants

  • MR Jan-20#16 The Path to Zero
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Low Sulfur Fuels
Is Everyone)
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    The Path to Zero IMO2020 Low Sulfur Fuels Is Everyone Ready? re the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO “The trouble will come compliant very low sulfur fuel? That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to when the products are the end of the preparatory gang-plank on A January 1, 2020 when 0.

  • MR Jan-20#13 platforms,” the company asserts. 
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    platforms,” the company asserts. Her jack-up “sister ship”, Voltaire — ordered in 2019 — is also available for both wind and petro-work, as it, too, wields a massive crane and is being marketed for offshore heavy lifts and decommissioning. So, just as it was for deepwater oil and gas innovations now

  • MR Jan-20#7  harbors, or through congested 
inland waterways, being aware)
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  • MR Jan-20#4 Authors
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    Authors MARITIME REPORTER AND ENGINEERING NEWS M A R I N E L I N K . C O M ISSN-0025-3448 USPS-016-750 No. 1 Vol. 82 Ewing Bennett Bryant Maritime Reporter/Engineering News (ISSN # 0025-3448) is published monthly (twelve issues) by Maritime Activity Reports, Inc., 118 East 25th St., New York, NY

  • MN Jan-20#59 PRODUCTS
STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW 
TCL Series Lube 
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    PRODUCTS STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW TCL Series Lube Wooster Products introduced Free Air Hoists The new TCL Series lube STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW an- free air hoists from Har- ti-slip safety renovation treads with rington Hoists operate photoluminescence, for exit path without air supply lubrica- markings

  • MN Jan-20#58 PRODUCTS
MegaPress CuNi      
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    PRODUCTS MegaPress CuNi Viega‘s MegaPress CuNi, a copper nickel press ? tting system, designed to replace welding for applications on commercial ships, private yachts and offshore rigs, is now available in sizes of 2½” to 4”. Using a single seal- Thursters Condition Monitoring ing element and

  • MN Jan-20#56  Association (AIWA) at the  in inland and feeder transport and)
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    12 chairman of the Atlantic Intracoastal has earned a reputation as a leader performance indicators that include Waterway Association (AIWA) at the in inland and feeder transport and greenhouse gases, air emissions, spill group’s recent annual meeting. equipment, primarily as it relates to prevention

  • MN Jan-20#52 VESSELS
ABS Grants AIP for First Jones ACT SOV   
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    VESSELS ABS Grants AIP for First Jones ACT SOV as storing spare parts and tools. According to Vard, the vessel is designed to be environ- mentally friendly with a focus on low fuel consumption and ease of construction. Vard said the design incorpo- rates a state-of-the-art hull form designed for all

  • MN Jan-20#50 VESSELS
SCHOTTEL to Propel Hydrogen Ferry
TEL Rudder)
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    VESSELS SCHOTTEL to Propel Hydrogen Ferry TEL Rudder EcoPellers type SRE 340 L FP with an input power of 960 kW each. With ? xed pitch propellers and a propeller diameter of 2.10 m, the ferry will operate at a service speed of 12 knots. The SRE meets Norled’s requirements as it covers the power range