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  • 8 July 2015

    Mid-June 2015 saw Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 coordinate ships involved in maritime security operations to provide help to mariners in need in the Gulf of Aden. In the afternoon of June 15, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) received a request for assistance from German catamaran crew members, who were sailing the Vessel Tukan inside the […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Industry news

    Since a high-profile launch at DSEI, CTruk’s first-in-class Twin Hulled Offshore Raider (THOR) Force Protection Craft variant has been put through its paces during a series of sea trials and promotional deployments. The company’s military and security division team have spent the last two months fully exploring the 11m catamaran’s capabilities, pushing the boundaries to […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Incat Crowther announces the delivery of Reef Ranger, a 24m long-range Catamaran Patrol Vessel, built by Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC) of the Gold Coast, Australia.   The vessel will fulfill the day-to-day tasks of managing the Great Barrier Marine Park. Operational roles include compliance monitoring, park management, diving and research operations. According to the Queensland […]

  • 28 March 2013

    The US Coast Guard is standing down their response to a vessel with nine people aboard approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda, Wednesday. Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders initially received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon distress signal at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 registered to the 109-foot catamaran, Mouse Trap. The Mouse Trap’s crew had […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy landing ship RFA Lyme Bay on June 1 joined the French helicopter carrier BPC Tonnerre in the French port city of La Rochelle, in the Bay of Biscay, to embark an expeditionary force for the amphibious exercise Catamaran 2018. In addition to the two countries’ navy and marine forces, the exercise will see […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design and engineering consultancy, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Navy’s future expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (EPF 8) completed acceptance trials January 26 after two days of underway evaluation in the Gulf of Mexico, the navy announced on February 7. The ship returned to the Austal USA shipyard after demonstrating the readiness of its equipment and system operations for the Navy’s Board of […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Marine engineering company Incat Crowther announced the delivery of Ratayapibanbancha and Arcarachwaratorn catamaran patrol boats for the Royal Thai Police. The pair of 24 meter boats was built by the Bangkok based Seacrest Marine. Ratayapibanbancha and Arcarachwaratorn are based on the Reef Ranger which was designed by Incat Crowther and commenced operation as a patrol […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy is scheduled to launch its newest expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Yuma during a ceremony this weekend at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard. According to Wilhelmsen Ships Service, the roll out and launching of the EPF 8 will cause partial blockage of the Mobile River on or about Friday, September 16. The USNS Yuma was […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Future USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9), the ninth US Navy expeditionary fast transport vessel, completed builder’s trials on September 14 after spending two days in the Gulf of Mexico. Test conducted during the underway included calibration of communication and navigational systems, ship propulsion, ride control, and pollution control. Maneuverability trials tested the ship’s four steerable […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The South Korean Navy has received its first naval training ship from shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC). This was announced by the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) on December 29. Hanjin began construction of the 45-meter catamaran vessel in July 2015. The company received another contract in 2017 to construct a second […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Mariners aboard USNS Seay (T-AKR 302) rendered assistance to a commercial vessel in distress while underway in the Indian Ocean, June 25.  Raptor, a 49-foot, Australian-flagged catamaran, radioed Seay, a Navy ship assigned to Diego Garcia-based Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron Two, indicating they had five crew members aboard of various nationalities, and that all were […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Industry news

      The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has transferred two high speed vessels, the Huakai and the Alakai, to the U.S. Navy. The Navy plans to use the vessels to transport troops and equipment to training areas from Okinawa and other locations.  These vessels will help the Navy meet these unique operational requirements without […]

  • 7 October 2015

    Indian Navy’s new indigenously built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel INS Astradharini was commissioned October 6 at the Naval Base Visakhapatnam. The design of the Astradharini was a collaborative effort of NSTL, M/s Shoft Shipyard and IIT Kharagpur. The vessel has a catamaran hull form that significantly reduces its power requirement. Having a length of 50 m, […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s HMS St Albans will act as the guard ship for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event hosted in Portsmouth later this month. The frigate’s presence is just one of several ways in which the Navy has announced its support of the international race series, due to begin on July 23. HMS […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy christened its ninth expeditionary fast transport vessel, USNS City of Bismarck, during a ceremony at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard, on May 14. USNS City of Bismarck is the ninth of overall 12 EPF vessels Austal is contracted to build for the U.S. Navy. Austal USA has delivered eight EPF so far, with five now […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Taiwan has kicked off construction of three Tuo Chiang-class missile corvettes and four next-generation minelayers in a ceremony attended by the country’s president Tsai Ing-wen on May 24. The three catamaran corvettes are being built by Lung Teh Shipbuilding and will displace 680 tons at a length of 65 meters. They will armed with Hsiung […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sub Lieutenant (SLt) Richard Burns and Midshipman (Mid) Edward Pearson were among thousands of sailors taking part in the race around the Island of Wight. They were part of the crew racing in the Catamaran ‘Monocle’, owned by SLt Burns’ uncle, Mr Noel Cockle. Two hours into the 50 nautical mile race with the wind […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has christened its newest Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, USNS Yuma (EPF 8) during a ceremony held at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard on Saturday, August 20. What made this christening ceremony special is the fact that it was held beneath the ship’s hull with guests seated between the two hulls of the catamaran. USNS Yuma is […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Industry news

    General Manager Mr.Wu Chengye of China Shipping Industry Co., Ltd. and Vice Director Mr.Fu Xuyin of The Rescue and Salvage Bureau of China Communication & Transportation Ministry jointly started the plasma cutting machine, which marks that the construction of the rescue vessels 4-6# of The Rescue and Salvage Bureau of China Communication & Transportation Ministry […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Industry news

    Austal’s USA shipyard, based in Mobile, Alabama, recently celebrated the successful launching of the US Department of Defence’s first-of-class Joint High Speed Vessel, “Spearhead”. The 103m catamaran has been designed as a multi-use platform, capable of providing rapid intra-theatre deployment and transportation of personnel, equipment and supplies, while supporting military logistics, sustainment and humanitarian relief […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    United States Navy’s Military Sealift Command has extended the charter Austal’s high speed vessel, the WestPac Express. Under the new contract, the initial charter period has been extended for 10 months, with three option periods. Should all options be exercised, the contract will be valued at approximately US$29.9 million and extend the charter to mid-2016. […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    During a ceremony at Mobile, Ala. on January 11th, the US Navy will christen Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Fall River being built by Austal USA. US Navy Secretary, Ray Mabus, who will attend the ceremony, said that the christening of the ship marks the culmination of the hard work, skill and dedication of shipyard […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Renowned charity sailor Geoff Holt MBE, from ‘Wet Wheels’, took a few of the career sailors of HMS Iron Duke to sea in his wheelchair-friendly motor yacht. Three of the Ship’s Officer’s and a young sailor joined Geoff and, former Naval technician, Andy Le Seeleur of the ‘Wet Wheels’ charity and auxiliary crewman – at […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Industry news

    The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha commissioned INS Makar into the Indian Navy on Friday. Makar is a Catamaran Hydrographic Survey Vessel and is the first of its kind to be inducted in the Indian Navy. The Vessel is indigenously built by Alcock Ashdown Gujarat Ltd. INS Makar is another […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) “Spearhead” on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at a ceremony at Austal’s U.S. shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The 103 metre aluminium catamaran, “Spearhead”, is the first of its class under construction at Austal USA. “Spearhead” and the nine other JHSVs under contract are ideal for […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, Russia on September 24. SMK-2176, as the lead boat in the class is named, is one of three next-generation multifunctional search-and-rescue cutters the Russian Navy intends to put into service by 2018. The Russian Navy already operates 12 Project […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal has launched the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) it is building for the Royal Navy of Oman. The Australian company said the vessel was ready for the naming ceremony scheduled for April 15. This second, 72-meter, vessel was built under a US$124.9 million contract the company received in March 2014 from the Royal Navy […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Industry news

    USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) hit the water successfully at Austal USA on January 16, 2014.   The high-speed catamaran, which is part of a 10-ship program worth over USD 1.6 billion, was recently christened at Austal shipyard. The launching was a multi-step process. The ship was first tranferred from the Assembly Bay 3 onto […]