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Significant Small Ships of 2005

source: R.I.N.A. publication review

Significant Small Ships of 2005  published  by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in February 2006,  following the success of previous editions and the lead set by Significant Ships. 
Significant Small Ships of 2005 covers a wide variety of the most innovative, trend-setting and interesting  commercial  craft  up  to 100m  in length delivered last year by ship and  boatyards worldwide.  Each vessel presentation comprises a full page, with colour photograph, a detailed technical description, the main particulars in tabular form and a list of major suppliers.

Readers will find in this year's volume of Significant Small Ships 2005 newbuildings such as: Sea Helper, first of class workboat from Coastal Marine Boatbuilders, for Aberdeenshire Council. Sirocco, is a first of class newbuild South Catamaran 42/13m alloy wind farm service vessel for Danbrit Ship Management Ltd, of Grimsby, from South Boats Ltd. Borcus Firdaus 1, the first of four offshore supply vessels, for Syarikat Borcos Shipping Sdn Bhd by Strategic Marine Pty Ltd. Bute, a ro-ro passenger ferry for Caladonian Macbride Ltd from Gdańsk Shiprepair yard Remontowa. Sea Fighter, this vessel is the first of a new class of ships FSF-1, from Nichols Brothers Boatbuilders, for the US Navy. Fairmount Sherpa, the world’s most powerful tug, built for MPC Scheepsfounds Fairmount Sherpa BV and Fairmount Marine BV for worldwide long distance deep-sea ocean towing, built by Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, in Japan. Harsted, new coastguard vessel for management roles, built by Aker’s Søviknes yard, in west Norway, the vessel is owned by Remøy Shipping. Plus many more.
Significant Small Ships 2005 provides a wealth of information in a readable format, and features a total of 27 of the most innovative and important commercial designs completed last year worldwide.

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