Pey Hwa Enterprises Company Ltd. of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China, has been appointed the new sales representative for United Technologies Elliott White Gill thrusters for Taiwan. Pey Hwa specializes in machinery, equipment, and fittings for the marine industry.
K.H. Liu, president of Pey Hwa, has completed an orientation course at Elliott's Springfield, Ohio, plant.
Elliott Company, a division of United Technologies, manufactures the White Gill thrusters at two locations— in Springfield and at Cowes, Isle of Wight, U.K., with sales offices worldwide. The company's thrusters are produced in four styles designed in various sizes to transmit power from 50 to more than 2,000 hp. They are powered by either electric motors or internal combustion engines.
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and Pump Division manufactures thrusters at its Dayton, Ohio, facility. Elliott also manufactures White Gill thrusters at its U.K. facility on the Isle of Wight. Effective the first of this month, sales headquarters for White Gill thrusters will move to the Elliott office in Harahan, La. The address is:
Cheverton Workboats of Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, have been licensed by Rigships Limited to produce the well-known North series of versatile glass reinforced polyester hulls designed by naval architects Murray, Cormack Associates. Cheverton will be the exclusive molders of the North Cape 65
trait evident even in rough seas. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News had the good fortune to test diive the BladeRunner speed boat off England's Isle of Wight late last year, putting the powerful 34-ft. (10.3-m) boat through its paces with Jeremy Watts, Managing Director and Owner of Ice Marine, alongside
FBM Marine Ltd. of Cowes, Isle of Wight, has won a contract to build three new catamaran ferry craft for the Riverbus Partnership who operate the RiverBus service on the River Thames. The 62-seat catamarans are specifically designed for use on riverine and harbor ferry routes. The design has taken
, amortizing the costs of the installation. Already in early summer 2014 another test platform with SCHOTTEL STG turbines will be installed off the Isle of Wight. The platform is designed by the British company SME (Sustainable Marine Energy). Further operational experience will be gathered in 2014 and 2015
Wind Transfers. It began service for Deep Water Wind Block Island at the end of May. The 21-meter aluminum vessel was designed by South Boats IOW (Isle of Wight), who has designed and built approximately 81 crew transfer vessels for the European Offshore Wind Sector servicing wind farms throughout Europe
. Inc. of Jeannette, Pa., was formed following the parent company's acquisition in 1971 of the marine engineering company J. Samuel White of Cowes, Isle of Wight. Since 1964, J. Samuel White had been developing and manufacturing variations of the Gill Thruster, invented in 1921 for river and inland wate
inflatable fleet. As such, increased production of the Atlantic 75, designed and built by the RNLI at its Inshore Lifeboat Center in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, is in hand. These boats, updates of the original Atlantic 21 which has been in operation since 1972, are capable of up to 34 knots and will
Contractors A/S of Bergen, Norway; three-weir boom skimming systems and Seawoolf Heavy Oil Recovery Skimmers from Vikoma International Ltd. of Isle of Wight, U.K.; DESMI Ocean and Desmi DOP 250 Viscous Oil Transfer Pumps, and Eureka High Capacity Transfer Pumps, supplied by Hyde Products, Cleveland
covers bulkers, tankers, containers, gas vessels, the offshore fleet and now Superyachts, totaling 60,000 vessels. Today VV has 4 offices – London, Isle of Wight, Stoke and Singapore, employing more than 120 people in roles ranging from collecting and processing individual vessel specifications, building
farm. The Atlantic Pioneer was built by Blount Boats in Rhode Island and is a 21 meter aluminum vessel that was designed by South Boats IOW, Cowes, Isle of Wight, U.K. South Boats IoW is a pioneer in designing and manufacturing crew transfer vessels and has built approximately 81 crew transfer vessels for
OFFSHORE WIND Blount Boats also completed an 85-ft., triple-screw alu- minum ferry boat, Isle of Fire for Fire Island Ferries – the 10th vessel built for Fire Island Ferries by Blount Boats – that was delivered on June 19, 2019 and will service 386 passengers between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great
., triple- wind farm business continues to build climate has been “excellent” over the Governors 1 built for The Trust for Gov- screw aluminum ferry boat, Isle of Fire in the Northeast U.S. Atlantic Ocean re- past 12 months. ernors Island, a ferry that began service for Fire Island Ferries – the 10th vessel
also under- Mediterranean and Black Sea (6) and the rect labelling/packaging of dangerous con? icts, ter- lines the culmination of the long-term British Isles (4) rank second and third. goods is believed to be behind a number ritorial disputes, improvement of safety in the global Even as conditions improve
integrity Working in conjunction with Red Funnel, the to reduce emissions from ships, and Norway in of its innovative NavBox solution with ‘cyber Isle of Wight ferry company, ? rst trials began on particular has thrown down the gauntlet of zero secure’ certi? cation (IEC 61162-460 Gateway) the ferry
AUV visuals: Swire Seabed’s user interface. Photo: Swire Seabed Norway has announced it will follow the Cooke Isles example of issuing licenses to quali? ed subsea mining companies. Ocean Minerals’ quali? ed offshore process involves low- ering pipe bound to nodule-harvesters on the seabed. Nod- ules
1,600 meters the most of exploration licenses and permits acquired since targets copper that’s nearly 14 times richer than that found on 2013. The Cooke Isles target are seabed sediments beneath land. A large new vessel is being built for an undertaking that nodules identi? ed as potential sources of REEs
when OBS units were Bottom Seismic (OBS) and its use in deployed to record long offset refraction data for improved velocity mapping west of the Shetland Isles. One of the ? rst deep water with Ocean Bottom Nodes commercial re? ection OBS survey was undertaken in 2003/4 (OBN) have been growing rapidly
bulkers, tankers, containers, gas vessels, the offshore ? eet and now Superyachts, totaling 60,000 vessels. Today VV has 4 of? ces – London, Isle of Wight, Stoke and Singapore, em- ploying more than 120 people in roles ranging from collecting and processing individual vessel speci? cations, build- ing
infrastructure projects lie at the heart of American commerce and security. By Guy T. Noll Blue Economy 35 All Eyes on Ireland The Emerald Isle is tapping into its emerging blue economy, as Edel O’Connor, business development manager, Irish Maritime Development 16 Of? ce, explains. By
MARINE TECHNOLOGY REPORTER May 2017 www.marinetechnologynews.com Anti-Submarine Warfare Unmanned Future Country Report Ireland The Emerald Isle Goes “Blue” Ports Infrastructure Funding Strategy Renewable Energy BOEM Leads the Charge Volume 60 Number 4 Marine Technology Reporter Cover May 2017.indd 1
................................Hyundai Heavy Industries, 2017 Windea Leibniz Flag: ........................................................................Isle of Man Length Overall: ...........................................................162.3m The new wind farm service vessel Win- Breadth: .........
her name- launched its latest vessel, a new The vessel has also been designed to The vessel is named after David Skea’s sake at a ceremony on the Isle of Skye Saquaculture service vessel for Leco accommodate three crew overnight with three-year-old daughter Alyssa who will shortly after delivery
? cations to the engine in order more importantly, much more ef? ciently from to be able to meet the challenges of a hovercraft. Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight. In one trip across “With the D2862 LE124 we have deliberately the strait, the hovercraft can carry up to 88 people, chosen engines used for
. gines, ZF Marine 3050 Gears, and Ham- capable of making transfers in 1.5-me- Service Speed ..........................26 knots Designed by South Boats IOW (Isle ilton Jet HM571 waterjets. The vessel ter signi? cant wave heights, connects to Windows ....Sea Glaze Marine Windows of Wight), which has designed
.) 17.7% of world ? eet and gaining share pelago has about 16,000 km of coast- except in crude tankers. Even recession Ports line, 1,200 islands and 4,800 islets and Waterways: in the dry bulk market has not had much Greece is a mountainous peninsula is probably the world’s best cruising 6 km (the 6-km-long
trained individuals are Rhode Island and is a 21 meter aluminum vessel that was required to provide that support? designed by South Boats IOW, Cowes, Isle of Wight, U.K. South Boats IoW is a pioneer in designing and manufac- The Cape Wind offshore farm positioned off the coasts turing crew transfer vessels
system Orion. The Phoenix team in 1916 after hitting a mine off the tems will be ABS Classed and com- then launched CURV-21 to verify and Orkney Isles. Now 100 years later, pliant with the latest IMCA, OGP visually inspect the wreckage. a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV oper- and ExxonMobil requirements
are managing it all managed out of our Shell Ship Management Limited (SSML) in-house through our own data warehouse. This eliminates the of? ce in the Isle of Man, UK. Currently, we have about 500 56 Maritime Logistics Professional 3Q 2016 | | 50-63 Q3 MP2016.indd 56 8/17/2016 10:28:32 A
Wind Transfers. It began service for Deep Water Wind Block Island at the end of May. The 21-meter aluminum vessel was de- signed by South Boats IOW (Isle of Wight), who has de- signed and built approximately 81 crew transfer vessels for the European Offshore Wind Sector servicing wind farms throughout Europe
to decipher and interpret.” Detection and Classi? cation For the last year and a half, C-CORE has been collecting data off Greenland, Straits of Belle Isle, Grand Banks, and the Labrador Sea, which they have in- put into computer vision algorithms to simulate the modes of RCM. They are working towards
Sea vals while others are laying-up vessels. Meanwhile, training remains below par issues related to rising use of ultra-low and a ferry in the British Isles – with 19 The oversupply of the tonnage, in? ux in some areas, such as electronic naviga- sulfur fuel. AGCS has seen an increase of vessels ordered
system, a heating system and The 21 meter aluminum vessel was designed by South small galley. A PTO driven hydraulic system powers a deck Boats IOW (Isle of Wight), recognized as a pioneer in de- crane, ? re pump, fuel transfer pump, and a salt water pres- signing and manufacturing crew transfer vessels.
American offshore power for Block Island. in the United States. No one has built a wind farm industry, Blount Boats has Designed by South Boats IOW (Isle of boat like it. That’s what makes it very, delivered the Atlantic Pioneer, Ameri- Wight), which has designed and built very unique,” said Charles
Two new USVs (developed by ASV and MOST AV in partnership with NOC) being deployed during a trial from the Isles of Scilly. www.marinetechnologynews.com Marine Technology Reporter 39 MTR #2 (34-49).indd 39 2/19/2016 12:04:07 PM