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Incline on Pelagic Trawler

Incline on Pelagic Trawler

A foggy day spent in Peterhead for an incline experiment on the 76.43m 'Altaire'. Despite some strong gusts of wind the procedure was carried out successfully and now back to the office to process the results. Get in touch if you require a survey on any size of...

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Ballast Incline 34m Trawler

Ballast Incline 34m Trawler

Another busy week at Macduff. This week we conducted the final ballasting incline test on a new build 34m Trawler, currently being built by Macduff Shipyards. The results allow the vessel to have final ballast fitted for trim and list correction prior to departure to...

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Build Contract Signed for 24.90m Fishing Vessel

Build Contract Signed for 24.90m Fishing Vessel

We are delighted that the build contract has been signed with Tehnomont Shipyard in Croatia to deliver a 24.90m fishing trawler. The design of the twin rig vessel provides accommodation for a crew of 12 comprised of 2x twin cabins and 2x 4 man cabins on the main...

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Scapa Pathfinder 1 Year Inspection

Scapa Pathfinder 1 Year Inspection

The 'Scapa Pathfinder' was back in Buckie this week for her 1 year warranty inspection. Based in Orkney and owned by the council the vessel was brought down for an inspection to ensure everything is as it should be following a year of service. Delivered to her owner...

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Projects Reaching a Milestone

Projects Reaching a Milestone

In the last week, some of the projects we have been working on have reached a milestone. The design for a 10m fishing vessel was sold to an individual on the west coast of the United States earlier in the year. In the past few months, he has made great progress on the...

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Macduff Ship Design’s Low Carbon Footprint

Macduff Ship Design’s Low Carbon Footprint

​Macduff Ship Design has recently moved to fully renewable gas and electricity provider which supplements the solar panel array installed on the roof of the office. In 2015 we made a substantial investment into a 9.8 kWp solar PV system which covers one half of the...

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25.00m ASD FiFi Tug

25.00m ASD FiFi Tug

Following on from the recent launch of a new 30.00m ASD harbour tug built in collaboration with TOR Group we are thrilled to announce we have secured another contract to design a 25.00m tug for them. The vessel is a development of the two 25.00m ASD harbour tugs...

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30.00m ASD FiFi Tug

30.00m ASD FiFi Tug

We are delighted with the completion of another successful design built by TOR Group. The 30m ASD FiFi tug is a development of our previously successful 30m tug and marks the 22nd launched vessel that we have designed for TOR. Classed to Bureau Veritas BV-I HULL MACH...

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10m Fishing Vessels

10m Fishing Vessels

Two new 10-meter fishing vessel's, built by Jalna Construction are nearing completion in their Middlesbrough yard. Built to our design, the small fishing vessels are now up for sale by the owner and preparations have been made to allow for both trawling and crabbing....

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Incline Survey’s Aberdeenshire

Incline Survey’s Aberdeenshire

Following a slow return to a new normal and the transition into the next Phase of lockdown, vessel owners have been getting in touch to book our services for an incline test. In addition to incline and lightship tests, our fully trained Naval Architects and MCA...

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