17/05/17 - Hushcraft Thrust Pilot Pod Drive

Hushcraft is testing out its full hybrid diesel-electric conversion system on Eva May, a revamped 1979 Princess 41. Is this new technology up to speed, or just a big waste of energy? Hybrid boats are nothing new, with serial hybrids – the most common kind, combining a diesel engine and an electric motor – readily […]

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17/04/17 - How Can The Frequency Of Lifeboat Drill Accidents Be Reduced?

In September 2016, one crew member was killed and four others seriously injured after a lifeboat fell from the world’s biggest cruiseliner, the Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, during a basic security drill whilst the ship was docked in Marseille. The lifeboat became detached with five crew members inside and fell from the fifth […]

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17/03/17 - Green Energy Boat Prepares For Launch

It’s been 33 years in the pipeline but now the hydrogen-producing vessel, The Energy Observer, is ready to embark on an epic six year voyage around the globe.

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