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The US Navy set off a 40,000-pound explosive to see how its new supercarrier would ...

Business Insider 21 Jun 2021
The Navy explained in a recent Facebook post on the explosive testing that it "conducts shock trials of new ship designs using live explosives to confirm that our warships can continue to meet demanding mission requirements under harsh conditions they might encounter in battle.".
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US military ‘shock trial’ explodes 20-tonne bomb near new Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier

The National 21 Jun 2021
"The US navy conducts shock trials of new ship designs using live explosives to confirm that our warships can continue to meet demanding mission requirements under harsh conditions they might encounter in battle," the US Navy said ... the shock hardness of the ship.".
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Evergreen Adds Two More Ultra-Large Boxships to Orderbook

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2021
The latest order is an expansion of a four ship order placed with CSSC in November 2019, which called for four 24,000 TEU containerships ... Employing Hudong’s bow design, large-diameter propellers, and energy-saving ducts, the ship will have advantages of speed and low energy consumption.
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Sustaining crew while decreasing emissions

Splash24/7 21 Jun 2021
Those of us designing sustainable shipping solutions, must maintain this focus for crew conditions as well and do our best not to further complicate a working environment that is rife with overwork and fatigue ... However, regardless of the emerging technology, a ship is only as efficient as the people operating it.
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Director of naval museum hopeful for move despite delay

Stars and Stripes 21 Jun 2021
Efforts to move the former Navy ship to the Jacksonville Naval Museum in Florida have been on hold for more than a year, but Orleck Museum Executive Director Ron Williams is hopeful that it will get done ... The ship’s proposed location is close to TIAA Bank Field, home of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars.
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DNV Launches New Digital EEXI Calculator

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2021
DNV has launched the EEXI Calculator – a digital tool to support customers in ensuring their compliance with the upcoming Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) ... The aim of the EEXI is to assess the energy efficiency of existing ships, focusing solely on their design.
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US Navy Carries Out Explosive ‘Shock Trial’ for Newest Aircraft Carrier

The Daily Telegraph Australia 21 Jun 2021
The ship was “designed using advanced computer modeling methods, testing, and analysis to ensure the ship is ...
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Navy releases video of massive explosion off Florida that measured as earthquake

Stars and Stripes 21 Jun 2021
“The first-in-class aircraft carrier was designed using advanced computer modeling methods, testing, and analysis to ensure the ship is hardened to withstand battle conditions, and these shock trials provide data used in validating the shock hardness of the ship,” reads a release from the Navy about the trials.
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WATCH: Shock Trial Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford Causes 3.9 Magnitude Explosion Off Florida Coast

Space Coast Daily 21 Jun 2021
Full Ship Shock Trials Aboard USS Gerald R ... The first-in-class aircraft carrier was designed using advanced computer modeling methods, testing, and analysis to ensure the ship is hardened to withstand battle conditions, and these shock trials provide data used in validating the shock hardness of the ship.
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US Navy tests warship's metal with megablast

Raw Story 21 Jun 2021
The Navy "conducts shock trials of new ship designs using live explosives to confirm that our warships can continue to meet demanding mission requirements under harsh conditions they might encounter in battle," it said in the statement.
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Moored cruise ships off Dorset coast 'scarred' seabed

BBC News 21 Jun 2021
Cruise ships moored off the Dorset coast caused "extensive scarring" to the seabed, radar scans have shown ... The cruise ships - many ... Under maritime law ships are allowed to stop and anchor, and Weymouth Bay has a number of designated anchorage areas for commercial vessels.
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COVID will lurk on every cruise ship

Finger Lakes Times 21 Jun 2021
Recent reports of COVID-19 infections aboard cruise ships — along with simple math — suggest that it will be nearly impossible for any cruise line to return to the seas without the coronavirus lurking ... Unvaccinated passengers will be required to dine in a designated area of the ship’s main dining room.
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OptiLink: A Digital Revolution in Ballast Water Management

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2021
The advanced digital tool provides real-time monitoring of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS), along with automated data generation and remote connectivity, and is designed to resolve the regulatory compliance headache for ship operators as well as give improved customer support.
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BRAVE DOLPHIN – a VR Dive Into the Maritime World

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2021
SQLearn is particularly active within the shipping industry as a provider of e-learning solutions and services. The company has placed a special emphasis on the shipping industry, recognizing the importance of appropriate staff training as a means to reduce risks in a sector known to be exposed to multiple hazards.
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Stratasys Introduces New Polyjet 3D Printing Solutions to Inject Superior Design Capabilities

The Marshall News Messenger 21 Jun 2021
Stratasys has accelerated its pace of innovation using PolyJet technology as designers and engineers work to bring new and better products to market faster and more efficiently ... The J55 Prime is office-friendly, with a compact design, odor-free and quiet operation; orders are being taken now, with shipping expected in July 2021.

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