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Artist’s impression of the EF 24 Passenger ferry from Artemis Technologies
Leading maritime design and applied technologies company Artemis Technologies has unveiled the design of its new fully electric EF-24 Passenger vessel, targeting the global high-speed ferry market. And it’s set to make its debut in 2024 on a route between Belfast…
Balblair alongside sister pilot boat Dalmore at the Port of Cromarty Firth
Safehaven Marine’s latest deliveries this month include a second pilot boat for Scotland’s Port of Cromarty Firth and a specialised vessel for port operations in Southampton. Williams Shipping have taken delivery of an Interceptor 48 for crew transfer operations and pilot…
ExoTechnologies, a maritime green technologies start-up and owner of Glasgow based boat builder Ultimate Boats launches world’s first fully recyclable boat to Police Scotland. As pictured with the new boat is Police Scotland Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams with Ultimate Boats director of Sales Jason Purvey.
An Isle of Man based maritime green technologies start-up, ExoTechnologies is launching the world’s first fully recyclable, high-performance workboat range, with the boatyard's first commercial vessel delivered to Police Scotland. The vessel is built from fully recyclable DANUTM composite material…
The Artemis Technologies 11.5 metre multi-purpose-built workboat foiling in Belfast Harbour
Belfast Lough-based Artemis Technologies, the global leader in green maritime innovation, has launched to market the world’s first commercially viable 100% electric, high-speed foiling workboat range. The first commercial vessels to be built in Belfast in many decades, are billed…
The first image of the Artemis Technologies 100 per cent electric, high-speed foiling prototype. Trials of the workboat vessel ‘Pioneer of Belfast’ have commenced on Belfast Lough
Artemis Technologies, the global leader in green maritime innovation, has just released the first pictures of its 100% electric, high-speed foiling workboat prototype on Belfast Lough. The vessel was designed and built to include the production specification drivetrain, battery and…
St Katharine Docks in the heart of London – the Limerick
ketch Ilen will be taking up temporary residence here for a cultural
exchange visit early in May
The programme for the “cultural voyage” of the 56ft restored Limerick trading ketch Ilen to London in late April and through the first fortnight of May continues to take shape. The ship herself is now back in her birthplace at…
The world's largest sportfishing boat on the turn in Holland
Project 406, the world’s largest sportfishing boat, celebrated a milestone moment on 11 March with the turning of its hull. Designed by Dutch design studio Vripack, and under construction at Royal Huisman’s newbuild headquarters in Vollenhove, the Netherlands, the superyacht’s…
The seaside resort in Occitanie with its harbour in the centre of the town will become the “Multihull Capital” for five days
Multihull boatyards have revealed some information about 2022, with the trend moving towards catamarans and trimarans that increasingly focus on performance, the technical aspects, comfort, finishings and interior design. That's the view of the organisers of the 13th multi-hull show…
Dublin solo sailor Jim Schofield taking part in the McIntyre Adventure Globe 5.80 Transat Race last year
Irish solo sailor Jim Schofield has turned his ambitions from crossing the Atlantic to something a little closer to home: boat repairs. Just weeks after finishing the McIntyre Adventure Globe 5.80 Transat Race in his self-built wooden yacht — constructed…
Hal Sisk’s 1991 replica of the 1663 Arklow-built catamaran Simon & Jude outperforming the Bantry Boat Unite in the mouth of the River Liffey
It’s said that when the experimentally-minded William Petty, the compiler of the Down Survey in Ireland in the 1660s, decided to build his very innovative Simon & Jude catamaran in 1663 for testing in Dublin Bay, the decidedly odd vessel…
Pat Mhichael during the construction of a 'bhád nua'
The Conamara family of sailors known as Clann Johnny Jimmy Pheaitín are profiled in a documentary on TG4. Pádraig, Jimmy and Seáinín are “Na Jimmys”, associated with the Galway Hooker An Mhaighdean Mhara. The programme “Bádóirí- Na Jimmys” interviews the…
It's been a busy 24 hours for Royal Cork Yacht Club Cruisers Zero favourite Jump Juice since arriving in Dun Laoghaire Harbour for this weekend's ICRA National Championships. The 80-boat Championships starts this morning but hull damage discovered on the…
The Dunbrody tallship along the quay in New Ross, Co. Wexford
The famine replica tallship Dunbrody is taking longer to repair than expected, meaning it will be at least late July before it is back moored outside the visitor centre, according to the New Ross Standard. It was early March when…
“Vento” project: presented in Venice for the very first time the concept of a new 100 metre megasailer by Nuvolari Lenard which claims to be a realistic return to 'sustainable sailing'
A new 100-metre sailing superyacht can - and must - be environmentally friendly and have as little impact on the ecosystem as possible say the promoters of the NL 285 "Vento" project, presented by designers Nuvolari Lenard at this week's…
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The good ship Ilen, the 56ft Trading Ketch of Limerick, has been in the slipway cradle at Liam Hegarty's boatyard in Oldcourt upriver of Baltimore in West Cork this week, enjoying the relatively dry weather and the attention of her…
Students step away with confidence, talent, a wide skill pool and a City & Guilds 2463 Level 3 Diploma in Marine Construction
The Boat Building Academy (BBA), based in Lyme Regis, Dorset, is seeking seven committed and enthusiastic individuals to change their lives via its 40-week boat building course. Starting mid-May, the course will teach skills such as lofting, traditional, modern and…

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