Queen Elizabeth Class Carriers Use Imtech
Imtech has been awarded a design & build contract for the high-tech climate technology aboard the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the British Royal Navy. The order represents a value of more than about $187m. The ships, which are 918.6 ft long, are the largest naval ships ever to be built in the UK. The two aircraft carriers are about 65,000 tons each, a size between the American Nimitz class and the French Charles de Gaulle class.
Aveva Element Analysis for Shipbuilders
Aveva (LSE:AVV) announced the release of Aveva Hull Finite Element Modeller, a new addition to the Aveva Marine portfolio which accelerates and simplifies the stress analysis of ship structures.
WCI Supports USACE Development Plan
On January 12, the Board of Directors of Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) voted unanimously to endorse the recommendations of the industry-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…
Genco to Sign Capesize Vessel Charter
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) announced that it has reached an agreement to enter into a time charter for the Genco Augustus, a 2007-built Capesize vessel…
This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan. 18
1953- A Coast Guard PBM seaplane crashed during takeoff after having rescued 11 survivors from a ditched U .S. Navy aircraft shot down off the coast of mainland China.
This Day in Naval History – Jan. 18
1911 - First aircraft landing on board a ship, USS Pennsylvania by Eugene Ely. 1962 - After a flash fire in the Persian Gulf on Danish tanker, Prima Maersk, burned a crewman…