Electronic Anchoring vs. Dynamic Positioning, What’s The Difference?

Superycaht with three degrees of freedom and forces related to DP

I was prompted to write this after I saw a recent press release stating a new 80m+ superyacht project had “electronic anchoring to protect sensitive areas”. This is not the first time I have seen this kind of announcement and it got me thinking about these systems – what is “electronic anchoring” how are they […]

It’s Only Water! – Ballast Water and Superyachts

As we are getting ever closer to the Ballast Water Convention entering into force, requiring only 0.13% of World tonnage to tip the scales, I thought it timely to update and re-post this article that highlights some of the challenges for superyachts. Introduction To prevent the translocation of invasive aquatic species (IAS) via ships water ballast […]