BV to Class Designs for Futuristic WIG Sea-Skimming Ferries

In what could be a major development in the commercialization of the wing-in-ground effect vehicle (WIG) technology to produce sea-skimming ferries know as seagliders, Boston-based startup REGENT Craft will be working with Bureau Veritas Marine and Offshore to evaluate REGENT’s initial designs. The goal is to achieve classification for the that which combines designs of…

Governor Murad Supports Australian Investor to Build Transportation Access in Maluku.

AMBON – Maluku Governor Murad Ismail appreciated and supported the plan of an Australian investor, Tasageoby Group, who plans to invest in the transportation sector in Maluku Province. Governor Murad made this statement when receiving Tasageoby Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stuart Janes and his board of directors, including Commercial Director Arfiah Janes, Managing Director…

IMO Safety Regulations

Wing-in-ground (WIG) craft are supported in their main operational mode solely by aerodynamic forces which enable them to operate at low altitude above the sea surface but out of direct contact with that surface. Accordingly, their arrangement, engineering characteristics, design, construction and operation have a high degree of commonality with those characteristics of aircraft. However,…

“울산공항 미래 결정된것 없어”

울산시, 고호근 시의원 질문에 답변 울산시는 ‘울산공항 공론화 배경’과 관련, “10년 이내에 과거에는 상상도 못했던 교통대혁신이 이뤄질 것”이라며 “이러한 상황에서 향후 10년간의 교통변화를 전제로 울산공항의 미래에 대해 미리 고민해 보자는 취지로 논의를 제시했다”고 밝혔다. 시는 ‘섣부른 울산공항 폐항 발표한 오락가락 행정에 대하여’란 고호근 시의원의 서면질문에 대해 이같이 답변했다. 우선 시는 울산공항의 미래에 대해 어떠한 것도…

DARPA Requests Information For Wing-In-Ground Effect Aircraft For The U.S. Military

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) released a Request for Information (RFI) in mid-August 2021 seeking a Wing-in-Ground (WIG) cargo aircraft for the US military. DARPA set some requirements for the WIG plane, but provided no data, sketches, artwork, examples, or models to bias and hinder the Defense industries and universities’ WIG plane concepts. The deadline for WIG concept submission is mid-September 2021.