Ultra Dynamics Inc

Products

Waterjet Propulsion Systems, Marine Jet Drives, Thrusters, Podded Propulsion, Waterjet Control Systems

Columbus USA

1110A Claycraft Road
Columbus OH 43230
USA

Ships

POLLUX

High Speed Craft | Flag: Mexico | Port: TAMPICO

Maritime News

CDC Says Cruise Ships Pose Very High Risk for Coronavirus

CDC Says Cruise Ships Pose Very High Risk for Coronavirus

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19 on liners is very high.The CDC advised passengers who decide to go on a cruise should get tested three to five days after their trip and stay home for seven days after travel, even if they test negative.Last month, the agency issued a framework for a phased resumption of cruise ship operations after a no-sail order issued in March in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic was to expire.
Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag which saw a platform supply vessel (PSV) transformed into a fish feed carrier dubbed Eidsvaag Opal.Among other things, Damen was required to extend the vessel by 5 meters, which involved the yard cutting the hull in two and inserting in new steel sections. Damen was also required to widen the beam of the vessel – using a series of side boxes – to give additional stability and cargo capacity. In total, the project required 875 tons of steel work.The yard also integrated 35 new silos and a big bag hold, enabling Eidsvaag Opal to transport up to 2,800 tonnes of fish feed.
Ocean Infinity to Expand Armada Fleet with 'World's Largest' Robotic Vessels

Ocean Infinity to Expand Armada Fleet with 'World's Largest' Robotic Vessels

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Marine and offshore survey company Ocean Infinity, which recently announced plans to build the world's largest fleet of unmanned surface vessels - the Armada, is now adding what it says are "world's largest marine robotic vessels" to the Armada fleet. Apart from being large—78 meters long—these new robotic vessels will be optionally crewed. Ocean Infinity has ordered eight vessels from Norway's VARD. The first large vessel is expected to launch in mid-2022."Designed for today’s tasks but with tomorrow’s in mind, these exceptionally fuel-efficient, onshore-controlled vessels will initially only utilize a skeleton crew onboard.
North P&I: Rates to Rise 10% in coming Policy Year

North P&I: Rates to Rise 10% in coming Policy Year

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A rapid escalation in pool claims and unsustainable premium rates have led North P&I Club to declare its intention to seek a 10% General Increase in P&I rates for the 2021/22 policy year.In its 2020 Pre-Renewal Report, North says its retained claims so far this year declined, with claims over $1 million slightly down. The Club also achieved a positive return on investments of 2.16% (around $20 million) by its August mid-year point, despite market volatility experienced as a result of COVID-19.Tthe aggregate value of the 10 pool claims declared to the International Group of Clubs in the first half of the year is the highest in at least 25 years.
Meet ShadowCAT Haven, the COVID-19 Inspired Shadow Yacht Concept

Meet ShadowCAT Haven, the COVID-19 Inspired Shadow Yacht Concept

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Designed by Incat Crowther, the ShadowCAT Haven is described a “protective layer” to the owner’s mothership, a new COVID-19 inspired shadow vessel concept.By acting as a buffer between the main yacht and outside world, Haven allows owners and charterers to maintain COVID-secure social bubbles on board.The yacht will act as a COVID-19 testing facility and quarantine space before allowing guests and crew to proceed onto the mothership.It will feature a hospital and laboratory, allowing the monitoring of all crew on board Haven and the mothership.