18 March 2020
We are delighted to announce, BMT designed passenger ferry, MV Alfred has won Ship of the Year by Cruise & Ferry Review.
Alfred, built at the Strategic Marine shipyard in Vietnam, for Pentland Ferries is the greenest ferry of its kind, using 60% less fuel than similar vessels in the area.
The 85m Ro-Pax catamaran started service in November operating in the rough waters of the Pentland Firth, between Gills Bay on the Scottish mainland and St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, with a transit time of around one hour. The vessel significantly expands the operator’s capacity on the route, carrying up to 430 passengers and 98 cars, or 12 lorries with 54 cars.
Powered by four Yanmar 6EY17W engines and quad-screw propulsion, the low-emissions vessel is quiet and efficient, achieving a service speed of 16 knots. With a hull form specifically designed for the area of operation, the new vessel ensures a comfortable transit for those onboard, and maximum operability for the vessel’s owners.
6 July 2023
Miguel Centeno, BMT's Risk and Quality Manager, has reviewed multiple data points over a three-year period, within BMT MATE™, and identified that there are three common areas of risk.
19 May 2023
BMT today announced that it has been awarded a Hydrodynamic Marine Simulator Training contract by the Ministry Of Defence to deliver new, optimal levels of safety, operational efficiency, readiness, and an advanced 5-bridge training platform capability in customised navigation training for the Admiralty Pilots and Tug Masters of the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers (QECC) in Portsmouth.
27 April 2023
BMT's advanced 5-bridge training platform for Tugs and Ship Pilotage is launched and is already set to support multi-year training programmes with its state-of-art training facility.
11 April 2023
In collaboration with Penguin Shipyard International, the BMT design iteration, called “MFV-R”, is an optimal ship design created to offer a second-generation external firefighting capability that goes ‘above and beyond’ standard FiFi Class 1 requirements.