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Dolphin skin propeller to help 300,000-ton tanker save 300-ton fuel yearly

Interesting Engineering 17 Jul 2024
In a bid to revolutionize marine transportation, China has developed a bionic skin propeller, which it claims is inspired by dolphin skin. . This propeller has been developed with the aim of reducing fuel consumption and emissions.

Bionic dolphin skin saves fuel for large crude carrier

Beijing News 17 Jul 2024
11, 2023 shows a bionic skin propeller on a very large crude carrier (VLCC) at Dalian Port in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province ... He estimated the cost of placing the bionic dolphin skin over a propeller would cost about 20,000 U.S.

Across China: Bionic dolphin skin saves fuel for large crude carrier

Xinhua 16 Jul 2024
The bionic skin on the propeller saved about 2 percent of the crude carrier's fuel consumption, according to media reports ... to carry out a research project on marine bionic skin development in order to save energy in marine transportation.

Ex-Air Force engineer's arrest 'opens old wounds' for families of victims killed in a C-130 ...

Business Insider 15 Jul 2024
The propeller blade, which was not thoroughly inspected, eventually was placed on Yanky 72, which led to the "catastrophic sequence of events resulting in the midair breakup of the aircraft and its ...

Cruise lines and ports are banking on shore power. What does that mean?

Usatoday 14 Jul 2024
Most modern cruise ships have diesel-electric propulsion, using large engines to turn electric generators, according to Matthew Collette, a professor of naval architecture and marine engineering at the University of Michigan.

MARAD Awards Grants to 15 Small Shipyards to Boost Productivity and Jobs

The Maritime Executive 13 Jul 2024
WCT Marine & Construction, Inc., of Astoria, OR will receive $874,297 to purchase a 450-ton hydraulic self-propelled vessel transporter ... They will receive $647,567 to purchase a 180-ton hydraulic self-propelled vessel transporter.

Former Air Force engineer arrested on charges related to a C-130 crash that killed 15 ...

Business Insider 12 Jul 2024
... in 2017.Court docs say James Fisher skipped a key inspection to detect C-130 propeller blade defects.One Navy sailor and 15 Marines were killed after a worn propeller came loose, leading to the crash.

ABS to Class Seatrium-built FPSO Pair for Petrobras

MarineLink 12 Jul 2024
Both units will incorporate technologies that aim to enhance operational efficiency and reduce the environmental impact ... ABS said it will work with Seatrium to propel digital collaboration across the offshore, marine and energy sectors ... ... .

MARAD Awards $8.75 Million to US Small Shipyards

MarineLink 10 Jul 2024
Gulf Marine Repair, of Tampa, Fla., services government, commercial and noncommercial vessels in the South Florida region ... James Marine, Inc., of Paducah, Ky ... C&C Marine and Repair LLC, of Belle Chasse, La ... Motive Power Marine, of Tacoma, Wash.

Philippines to scale-up building its own warships

Gulf News 10 Jul 2024
Manila ... The Philippines is already major global ship producer ... 124 ... Expansion ... It also offers fabrication services such as marine electronics repair, industrial fabrication, pier side repairs, underwater repairs, propeller repairs, and hull plating.

Should the Philippines build its own warships?

Gulf News 10 Jul 2024
Manila ... Domestic shipbuilding ... Government contracts ... New lease on life ... Expansion ... It also offers fabrication services such as marine electronics repair, industrial fabrication, pier side repairs, underwater repairs, propeller repairs, and hull plating ... .

SCHOTTEL and Bota Technik Partner in Poland

MarineLink 09 Jul 2024
On this date, Bota will take over the new sales business in Poland from SCHOTTEL’s long-standing agent P.H.U ... Bota Technik provides technical service and support for marine propulsion systems, from engines to gearboxes, shafts and propellers ... ...

Britain and NATO must rearm or face threat of WW3 within five years with Russia-China-Iran

The Daily Mail 09 Jul 2024
This has left the world is facing 'as dangerous a moment as any time that we've had since 1945,' he told The Times ... Ukrainian service members of the 37th Marine Brigade fire a 2S1 Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer toward Russian troops ... .

Gladding-Hearn Delivers Refitted Ferry to Bermuda

MarineLink 08 Jul 2024
With new enlarged shafts, seals, bearings, cooling and exhaust systems, the engines were paired with new ZF W650 gear boxes that turn five-bladed HS Marine Ni-Br-Al propellers.

Ongoing Plans for a Fast Ferry Service Across Lake Ontario

The Maritime Executive 08 Jul 2024
Discussions about high-speed marine vessels needs to include mention of cavitation that occurs when propellers rotate at very high speed or when hydrofoils travel through water at very high speed.

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