22 March 2018
BMT and Turkey’s ARES Shipyard (ARES) are proud to announce a new order from the Qatari Coastguard which will include an additional nine vessels. The order was officially signed during DIMDEX (Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference) last week.
John Bonafoux, Managing Director at BMT comments: “Our partnership with ARES goes from strength to strength and we’re very much looking forward to working with the team to deliver these vessels.”
Kerim Kalafatoğlu, Chairman and Executive Director at ARES Shipyard says: “We’ve signed this new contract even while the previous contract is in force and deliveries are in progress; showing the client’s trust in ARES and our reliable program partners like BMT.”
The new order covers three 48m ARES 150 HERCULES Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) and six 24m ARES 80 SAT Special Operations Support and Fast Attack Craft, all of which are expected to be delivered by the end of 2020.
2 February 2021
BMT’s Phil Thompson will talk about our winning solution to the ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme challenge. The webinar hosted by the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) will take place on 16th February at 10:30 (GMT).
20 January 2021
BMT’s latest passenger ferry, designed for Kitsap Transit in the United States, has successfully completed sea trials and is ready to start operation in the next few weeks. The ENETAI out-performed design requirements during vessel trials, delivering to Kitsap Transit; a lighter, faster, and smoother riding vessel.
11 January 2021
Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has awarded a contract to BMT to provide consultancy services for the concept design of a new passenger ferry for the Gourock, Dunoon and Kilcreggan routes. The new ferry will be designed to replace the vessels currently operated on the routes by CalMac.
6 January 2021
We are pleased to announce that Maritime UK has confirmed the appointment of Sarah Kenny OBE as its new Chair, effective this month.