The March 2024 issue of DryDock magazine is now online

Mar 13, 2024 | Featured Article, SeaFirst

In this issue’s Face the Facts we compare an interview held five years ago with Grand Bahama Shipyard’s CEO with what he has to say now, after seeing a roller-coaster ride of natural disasters and a pandemic.

Dave Skentelbery, CEO of Grand Bahama Shipyard

Dave Skentelbery, CEO of Grand Bahama Shipyard

On the Line looks at battery technology.With the use of recent battery technology growing, advancements in safety regulations and standardisation hold the key to reviving the retrofit market, says Shaun White, Managing Director of Foreship.

Shaun White, Managing Director of Foreship

Shaun White, Managing Director of Foreship


The Baltics region is the Area Review. We feature BLRT, Green Yard, Remontowa and Scanunit.

Tallinn Shipyard's new 180m-long floating dock

Tallinn Shipyard’s new 180m-long floating dock

The Spotlight in this issue is turned on cruise & ferry repairs, with updates from Damen Shiprepair, Drydocks World, Remontowa, SMS and Trimline, amongst others.

Queen Mary 2 at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Queen Mary 2 at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Mechanical Matters looks at Azipods for the retrofit market, timely repairs with new equipment from MarineShaft and a propeller upgrade for an Icelandic sailing ship.

Azipod propulsion

Azipod propulsion ticks all the boxes in the growing retrofit market


Analysis features technologies to make shipping greener and more sustainable.


In Focus features a PPG ice-going protection success and remote thickness measurements by drone.

Wagenborg Shipping's Bothniaborg

PPG’s Sigmashield 1200 coating has delivered exceptional protection for two vessels in harsh ice-going operations


The Special Feature in this issue is emissions and looks at carbon capture and ammonia fuel solutions to reduce environmental impact.

Worldwide takes a look at how innovative technology is being used to power the wind-assisted shipping revolution.

Chemship's Chemical Challenger

Chemship’s first ship with wind-assisted ship propulsion

The News features the latest products, appointments and news

Read all these articles and features in the latest issue of DryDock magazine