Licensed Professional Engineer and Naval Architect Andrew Mund has been named AdvanTec Marine's Technical Director.In this role Mr. Mund will extend his commitment to the industry by expanding his offerings to a wider client base, leading marine engineering and design initiatives for all five of the companies that make up the AdvanTec Marine family: Diamond Sea Glaze; Freeman Marine; Manly Marine; Pacific Coast Marine and Steelhead Marine. Mr. Mund's early career days were spent as a naval architect. He rose through the ranks at several shipbuilding companies, eventually founding his own company, where, until joining AdvanTec Marine, he served as managing director. Mr. Mund has assembled an impressive body of work. Even his professional associations and ancillary activities reflect his enthusiasm toward the field. They include his membership in the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, The International Propeller Club of the United States, and his U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer License. "It permeates all I do," Mr. Mund said. He explains that he believes his long-time ties to the industry, and deep experience in it, have given him the perspective that is critical when designing his projects. Throughout his many years of service to the marine industry, Mr. Mund has provided a broad range of engineering design services to a myriad of companies
HydroComp PropExpert is a software tool for the sizing and analysis of propellers for workboats and pleasure craft. It provides the tools needed for the proper selection of propulsion system components - engine, gear and propeller. Development in 2010 has produced a number of new features for PropExpert, including: • Speed prediction – New speed prediction algorithms were developed to insure accurate prediction of real speed and power for Catamarans, Riverboats (new)
55' Sport Fishing Trawler To Be Designed For Chinese Customer, Builder By Boksa Marine Design . Boksa Marine Design is currently working with Xiamen South Coast Marine Yacht Building Co., Ltd. to develop the design for a new line of 55' Sport Fishing Trawlers. The trawler is expected to meet the growing demand for sport fishing boats in the Chinese consumer market. Much like the rest of the Asian yachting and boating market, the Chinese market is growing quickly.
M/T Borgøy, the world’s first tug to be fuelled by the much more environmentally friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG), designed by Norwegian Buksèr og Berging in-house team with the assistance of Marine Design AS in Norway, further developed by Sanmar’s modern shipyard in Istanbul, completed her sea trials successfully this month and started her maiden voyage to Norway on January 14. The engines, propulsion package and LNG system were delivered by Rolls Royce