Second award won at SAWE Tech Fair

Do you think we might know a thing or two about weight control and stability on a vessel? Manuela and Colin won the Special Merit Award for their paper which was presented at the SAWE Tech Fair (which replaced the 79th SAWE international conference) last week. Second...

3D scan of NorthLink vessel in Aberdeen

As a maritime technology developer, our R&D is focused on reducing uncertainty around vessel stability and improving operational efficiency. As part of this we needed data from a RoRo ferry. Our Aberdeen neighbours at NorthLink Ferries allowed us to 3D scan their...

Keeping things in perspective

Amongst other ongoing work, we are in the middle of two projects for Mercy Ships providing free naval architecture services for a crane replacement and a new lifeboat on the Africa Mercy.  With COVID-19 getting everyone’s attention, charities like Mercy Ships are...

Orcaflex mooring analysis simulation

One of our favourite functions of Orcina Ltd’s Orcaflex is the video capture when the simulation is sped up to show the effect on the subsea moorings and risers.  It never fails to get people’s attention!  This is a clip of an FPU mooring analysis we...

3d scanning on NorthLink Ferries

Lots of vessel time in the last week with 3D scanning completed on two vessel machinery spaces and another shaft torque/power measurement system fitted. Niall MacLennan and Kevin Moran spent the morning completing a 3D scan of the MV Hjaltland’s car deck as part...