SWATH Technology by Abeking & Rasmussen

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Region: Germany
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SWATH@A&R – AN IDEA ON THE RISE

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For thousands of years ships have been firmly anchored in human identity. They have benefited and advanced the human kind in countless ways. And yet all along this amazing journey seafarers have been plagued by seasickness, an incessant and relentless nausea caused by the ship’s rolling and rocking. Many experts have tried to find the remedy for the persistent ailment, but always with moderate success.

That is, until Abeking & Rasmussen took up the challenge in 1999 in their usual, intense way and set new standards in on-board comfort and seakeeping with the development of the SWATH technology. Since then, the shipyard delivered almost 30 extremely accomplished SWATH@A&R (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) vessels that owe their success to one groundbreaking advantage – stable and calm voyage even in high and stormy seas. With the innovative technology the shipyard won accolades across the shipbuilding world and took its rightful place as the world market leader in this highly promising industry sector.

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Video SWATH vs. Mono Hull

Challenge between SWATH tender "DÖSE" and two 30m mono hull vessels in 2013.

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Video Departure Bremen Port, Germany | Pilot on the Bridge | Pilot Boat Swath

Found on YouTube. Created by "marinerong turagsoy"

Editors note:
Pilot Boat "Döse" built by A&R

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Article What is a SWASH pilot boat? What's the difference to the SWATH technology?

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

At the A&R shipyard in Germany, the successful principle of SWATH boats was further developed in 2013: The SWASH principle allows sea-going, smaller and more economical boats.

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Video 14,4 m Pilot Boat, Nekton

Found on YouTube. Created by "NEKTON BOT".

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Article Pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding with Humphree Interceptors

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The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association has taken delivery of a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corp. The vessel was delivered to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where it was loaded on a ship bound for the West Coast.

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Article Pilot Boat 12m for sale in Denmark, Pro:Zero 12m DC - Light Pilot

by Marketplace by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Build year: 2015, Lenght overall: 12.0m, Beam overall: 3.0m, Draft (full load): 0.95, Engine: 1 Volvo Penta D6 330hk

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Video Lynx pilot boat

Found on YouTube. Created by "Onur Yazcizi".

16mt HSLC CLASS ALUMINIUM PILOT BOAT engineered & build by LYNX.

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Article Gladding-Hearn Delivers Sixth High-Speed Launch to Delta Pilots

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Delta Launch Services, the operating company for the Associated Branch pilots on the SW Pass of the Mississippi, has taken delivery of a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. This is the sixth St. John’s Class launch built for the Delta pilots by the Somerset, Mass. shipyard.

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Video Columbia River Pilots & Foss Maritime: Training Video

Topics:

- Identify new safety features in the Connor Foss pilot boat
- Review best practices for pilots & crew during river transfers
- See how to properly conduct a man overboard drill
- Learn techniques for cold water survival

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Video Vehicles Carrier Ship JASPER ARROW/Pilot Vessel CATAMARÁN ANTARES

Found on YouTube. Created by @ultrabarqueros / Barqueros de Ultramar.

Vehicles Carrier Ship "JASPER ARROW" / Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" #ZonaComún #RioDeLaPlata - Maneuvering of Embarking #RioDeLaPlataPilots and Disembarking #RioParanáPilot #Prácticos.-


This video was filmed on board Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" and shows the moments when the Pilot Vessel was proceeding to the #BoardingStation Zona Común - Rio de la Plata, to the vessel "JASPER ARROW", to start with the Maneuvering of Embarking and Disembarking #Pilots .-


Special appreciation to the Master of the Vessel "JASPER ARROW", his Officers and the rest of his Crew.

Special thanks to the Skipper of the Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES", Mr. Gonzalo GÓMEZ, his Chief Engineer Mr. Alexis TELLES and his Bosun Mr. Leandro PELAYO.


Special thanks to the Rio de la Plata Pilots, Mr. Maximiliano BARUTTA and Mr. Martín ROSSANO ( @martinrossano797 ).

Special thanks to the Rio Paraná Pilot, Mr. Fernando LAMIRAL.

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