RIB & HSC - International Media
Shock Mitigation advises on future requirements and new technology for the high speed craft sector. Recent articles by John Haynes of Shock Mitigation:
Marine Reporter - February 2016
Article: Unmanned Surface Vehicles from Concept to Service >
Over the next decade the maritime sector is likely to see one of the largest changes since sail gave way to steam. Unmanned or autonomous vessels have passed through the trial and evaluation stage and are now being adopted for civilian and military applications.
Marine News - December 2015
Article: Next Generation Marine Communication Systems >
As commercial boat operations increase both operating speeds and demands on crews capabilities the next generation of maritime communications may be using technology that has been developed for military and security applications.
Maritime Reporter - August 2015
Article: The Hour Of Power - Hybrid Marine Solutions >
Hybrid is ‘here and now’ technology that is being utilised by many industries around the world. The marine industry is now recognising the potential of utilising hybrid power and innovative propulsion systems for vessels in the sub IMO professional sector.
Ship & Offshore - October 2015
The Hour of Power - Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports >
In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power and propulsion.
Marine News - October 2015
Article: Riders On The Storm - Decks & Seats On Fast Boats >
Professional high speed craft operators need a combination of shock mitigation solutions. There is no ‘silver bullet’ - shock mitigation is about reducing forces and potential injury by a few percent wherever possible via the hull, seats and deck.
Maritime Reporter - May 2015
Article: Design & Operation of Wind Farm Support Vessels >
Offshore wind farm development has been led globally by the UK, followed by Germany. Wind farm support vessels have been specifically developed for transiting to wind farms in a wide range of conditions then delivering technicians onto wind farm turbines.
Marine News - May 2015
Article: Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion for Workboats >
In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports and secondly the development of next generation battery systems.
Ship & Boat International - December 2014
Article: Fast Craft Propulsion & The Balance Of Power >
Industry is making innovative progress developing optimal propulsion solutions for fast craft in the sub-IMO (sub 24 metre) sector. Engine manufacturers now recognise that high performance must be balanced with fuel economy and environmental compliance.
Marine News - November 2014
Article: Next Generation Shock Mitigation for Fast Boats >
A major challenge for the builders of next generation high speed craft is delivering platforms that balance high performance with the physical demands on crew and passengers. With unbreakable boats plus a surplus of engine power Shock Mitigation is essential.
Marine News - October 2014
Article: Specialist Small Craft for Extreme Applications >
Mobility and manoeuvrability plus the ability to operate in shallow areas are critical capabilities for small craft. Defining a multi-role craft is a challenge for large fleet procurements. Examines the roles of hovercraft, foiling craft, Personal Water Craft (PWC) and innovations.
Defence Industry Bulletin - October 2014
Article: COTS Solutions In The Briefing Room >
Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) procurement is relevant for organisations operating fast boats. The Briefing Room contributions are from leading experts around the globe which examine every facet of the modern defence and military sector covering land, sea and air.
Marine News - July 2014
Article: Innovative Propulsion Systems for Fast Craft >
Performance, Speed, Fuel Economy and Environmental Compliance all come together to form the ultimate balancing act for OEM engine manufacturers and end-user organisations alike. Examines the future of propulsion systems and fuel types in the fast boat sector.
Marine News - June 2014
Article: Fast Craft and Innovative COTS Solutions >
Many variables drive the design decisions for High Speed Craft and RHIBs. Timelines and budget constraints are increasingly driving procurement decisions. Various Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) hull, engineering and equipment solutions are increasingly viable.
Maritime Reporter - March 2014
Article: High Performance Americas Cup Chase Boats >
About the chase boats that supported Americas Cup racing in San Francisco Bay. A military spec Interceptor, a 12 metre RHIB and a 1200hp Catamaran were needed as AC72 sail boats hit 40 knots in the world's ultimate high performance sailing event.
RIB International - Issue 100
Article: Shock Mitigation On Fast Craft >
Professional maritime organisations need to operate high speed craft in adverse sea conditions. Shock mitigation strategies integrate specialist hull designs, equipment, components and systems for efficient operations and to protect crews from injury.
See RIB & HSC eArticles
HyJet - Hydrogen Jet Ignition for Marine Engines
The HyJet project will begin by analysing usage data…
How Can Marine Sectors Finance Hybrid Power
Ports and the offshore industry are now recognising the potential of…
NEXT GEN Marine HYDROGEN Workshop via Zoom
25th April 2023
Foiling and Flying RIBs
Foiling powerboat designed to meet military needs - fast, stable, silent, fuel-saving. Collaboration by SEAir Foiling Systems and Sillinger RIBs.…