2 March 2021
Industry insights about ferry designs at the forefront of innovation: TV interview with Sylvain Julien, Director of Naval Architecture , Specialised Ship Design BMT.
BMT’s Sylvain Julien interviewed with Maritime Reporter TV this month about the recent unveiling of an innovative ferry concept – “The Enetai” high speed catamaran which displays nimble maneuverability and superior responsiveness in extreme terrain owing to its latest generation of waterjet drives and design emphasis on lightweight construction.
Greg Trauthwein, editor at Maritime Reporter & Engineering News/Maritime Reporter TV, dives deep into what’s moving and shaking the modern ferry design sector across the full spectrum of operational requirements, drawing on insights gleaned from one of our industry’s top naval architecture experts – Sylvain Julien – during a one-on-one interview. To find out more about The Enetai, and the digitalisation, decarbonisation and autonomous systems’ trends driving market growth in ferry design.
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7 March 2021
Designing a vessel for a pioneering offshore wind project in Japan requires BMT to work to new rules
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.