Composite ship

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one with a wooden casing and iron frame.

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Since it reopened as a Damen shipyard, the Antalya facility has continued as a specialist in composite ship building, successfully making the transition from custom yacht building to the serial construction of high speed workboats up to 40 metres in length.
The Swedish navy has the largest composite ship in the world, the 236-ft (72-m) Visby-class corvette.
One of the topics being presented at SAMPE focuses on the use of pultrusion as a way to significantly lower the cost of composite ship structures.
A composite ship and rig repair company, Western India Shipyard has bagged orders from Arcadia Shipping, PFS Shipping and Chowgule Co for repair of coastal vessels, which have reached its shipyard at Mormugao Port, Goa.
Atlantic Marine, Goodrich and Umoe Mandal The design is derived from the Norwegian Skjold, a 154-foot composite ship.
Composite ships are desirable for many reasons, such as the fact that they don't require painting, said Chris B.
Cohen estimated that a composite ship costs up to 10 times more than a steel ship.
A senior Navy official told National Defense that the decision does not mean the service is being too "conservative" and walking away from composite ships.