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  • The Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, following extensive trials of the Swath Ocean® vessel Frederick G. Creed in the North Atlantic this past winter, has released a report which strongly endorses employing the swath vessel in hydrographic survey, economic zone patrol and oceanography roles.

    In a paper recently presented to Hydro USA 90—an international body of hydrographers at Norfolk, Va., sponsored by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Hydrographic Society of America—the Canadian authorities concluded that the 80-ton aluminum vessel, of the small waterplane area twin hull type, "permit the collection of bathymetric data at an unprecedented rate even in poor sea conditions." In assessing overall performance, the Canadians found that in contrast to all vessels they had previously em- ployed, the Swath Ocean 2000 Class vessel was "smaller in displacement, faster, operated by a smaller crew and operated more efficiently in deteriorating sea conditions, resulting in a much larger operational weather envelope." The Frederick G. Creed was designed and built by Swath Ocean Systems, Inc., of Chula Vista, Calif., launched October 1989, and is the fourth in its series of swath vessels.

    She is approximately 67 feet in overall length, 32 feet in beam, draws 9.5 feet and has a top speed of 25 knots with a cruising speed of 21 knots.

    From December 1989 to the present, she has been operated under charter and evaluated in a joint U.S./Canada Hydrographic Commission project.

    Canada is now in the process of buying the vessel.

    In the keynote address to the symposium—with an audience which included the top-ranking hydrographers of the Canadian, Fiji and Norwegian Governments and of the American, Argentinian, Dutch, Indian, Italian and Peruvian navies— newly appointed U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce (for Oceans and Atmosphere) John A. Knauss made an unusually strong prediction about how swath vessels like the Creed would support advanced mapping technologies such as global position systems (GPS) and multibeam systems: "Most expect that modern sonar technology coupled with the accuracy of GPS, all used aboard small, but highly stable swath vessels, the results fed directly into computer derived 'boat sheets', will soon produce a revolution in charting efficiency and effectiveness even more spectacular than S w a t h Ocean S y s t e m s of Chula Vista, Calif., is those generated by . . . systems introduced after World War II." Swath Ocean have production affiliates in the U.S., Canada and in Europe and currently market the 2000 Class vessel for use in hydrographic survey, patrol, light oceanography, marine pilot and small passenger carriage roles. Swath Ocean also have a high-speed all-passenger ferry with 30-knot/450-passenger capacities and a steel-hulled RO/RO ferry able to carry 500 passengers and 125 cars at a loaded service speed of 36 knots.

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  • HydroComp NavCad is a software tool for the prediction and analysis of vessel speed and power performance. It also provides for the selection of suitable propulsion system components – engines, gears and propellers. A recent development effort has been undertaken to provide new submarine and SWATH performanc

  • Kraken Continues to Innovate & Expand   St. John’s, Newfoundland based Kraken Sonar is a leader in delivering advanced Synthetic Aperture Sonar systems. Kraken’s goal is to bring innovative and disruptive technologies to the maritime sector, while reducing costs and increasing capability. Kraken believes

  • FBM Babcock Marine recently unveiled the FSPV, a vessel under development for three years that the manufacturer describes as "a revolutionary new high speed passenger ferry, which promises to deliver pioneering rough condition seakeeping capability, coupled with speeds of up to 40 knots." FSPV

  • James N. Miller & Sons of St. Monans, Fife, Scotland, has signed an exclusive agreement with Swath Ocean International to build their range of small waterplane area twinhull (SWATH) vessels for the European market. Swath Ocean and Miller's also envision adding into their agreement the outfit of the

  • A recent monthly meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers heard a paper titled "Predicting Hydrodynamic Behavior of Small W a t e r p l a n e Area, Twin-Hull (SWATH) Ships." The author was Edward Numata, chief of the Dynamics Division at

  • Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) has completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area, Twin Hull) vessel that will be completed with a variety of operations options. The proposed vessel will be 92 ft. (28 m) with a beam of 47 ft. (14.3 m) and displacement of 240 LT. It is

  • BSM Joint Venture of Houston, Texas announced the contract signing between its client, Global Industries, Ltd. of Lafayette, La. and Aker Gulf Marine of Ingleside, Texas, for construction of a variable draft SWATH Diving Support Vessel (DSV) designed by BSM Joint Venture. The vessel is 200 ft.

  • A Major Business Opportunity For Manufacturers, Technology And Engineering Firms International Maritime Associates (IMA) hs just issued a new report examining future business opportunities in the $9.5-billion Navy research and development program. In this report, there is a detailed assessment of

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  • Abeking & Rasmussen introduced its SWATH vessel concept under the brand SWATH@A&R, a design which takes into account the effects of a vessel's motion on the crew's ability to maintain concentration, and thus the proper control. The vessel offers unique features that are designed to ensure superior

  • Chesapeake Technology  announced an advance to its flagship software SonarWiz processing with the addition of a Real-Time Acquisition Server for the EdgeTech 4600 and recently-introduced EdgeTech 6205 interferometric bathymetry systems. The EdgeTech bathymetry systems are unique in the industry offering

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