Mexico calling

CJR’s international order book continues to grow with an agreement for complete propulsion and sterngear packages for two new passenger ferries. It is the first time Mexico’s largest ferry operator, Ultramar, has built high-speed ferries outside of the United States, and the project is a true UK success story, with…

What a year…

2018 has been another year of growth for CJR Propulsion and CJR Fabrication, penetrating new markets and expanding every area of the business. Continuing strong demand from new and existing customers alike has enabled significant investments to be made and improvements to design, prototyping and production timelines are already paying…

Beyond fabrication – HOW CJR SUPPORTS ITS CUSTOMERS FROM CONCEPT TO PRODUCTION

For both bespoke and new production vessels, engineering complexities are around every corner. Boat designers and builders must find reliable partners to help overcome specific challenges with unique solutions. Here, Mark Patterson, lead design engineer for CJR Fabrication, discusses how he helps support leading brands to go from design concept…

A Future Classic

When the recently-founded HSY Yachts was commissioned to build a new 56m superyacht, it turned to CJR Propulsion to design and manufacture a bespoke, fully optimised propulsion and sterngear package. Due for launch in summer 2019, the 184-foot displacement yacht is destined for a high-profile American client, who was so impressed…

GULF CRAFT – Pushing the boundaries

Gulf Craft, the Middle East’s most prestigious superyacht yard, is pushing the limits again – building its first commercial yacht over 500GT constructed from GRP and compliant to LY3 code. Gulf Craft’s latest project, which is currently titled the Majesty 175, follows the CJR-equipped Majesty 155, which was completed in…

CJR Propulsion announces £4million investment in new manufacturing equipment and infrastructure

Southampton-based propulsion specialist, CJR Propulsion, today announced the installation of £4million of new manufacturing equipment at its South Coast facility. Representing one of the marine industry’s largest single investments of 2018, the newly appointed apparatus, and related software, will integrate seamlessly with CJR’s existing CFD (computational fluid dynamics) department and…

France’s Marine Transmissions joins the CJR family

CJR has announced a long-term partnership with France’s Marine Transmissions, which will become the exclusive distributor and maintenance provider for CJR products and services in the South of France and Corsica. The new agreement further expands CJR’s global reach and offers CJR customers even more options for local support in…

Are you asking the right questions?

The propulsion and sterngear package is a major part of every vessel and can significantly impact performance, fuel efficiency, noise and vibration levels, as well as maintenance and replacement schedules. Over the lifetime of a work boat, for example, these factors can collectively make a seven-figure difference to the total…

Baltic Workboats

GETTING THE JOB DONE, WHATEVER THE WEATHER For pilot boats or patrol vessels used by police and border guards, bad weather and high seas are no excuse for not getting the job done. In response, Baltic Workboats launched a new hull concept that combined wave-piercing capabilities with a traditional high-speed…