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Innovators: Naval Architecture
JOT CALLS FOR PAPERS ON RESEARCH VESSEL DESIGN
by wade on January 17, 2013
The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) production team has invited interested parties to submit technical papers that describe cutting edge research in ocean technologies for research vessel design.
Papers should present the results of new (i.e., not previously published) research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subject to a rigorous peer-review process and must be submitted no later than February 28, 2013. All peer-reviewed papers in the JOT are open access.
NSERC RECOGNIZES GIFFORD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION
by wade on November 13, 2012
A member of the Provincial ocean technology sector was honoured in October as the leading young researcher in Canada for applying his highly innovative research to real-world situations. Peter Gifford was the winner of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC’s) 2012 Innovation Challenge Award. Gifford, President and CEO of ExtremeOcean Innovation, won for his inspired invention called the TranSPAR Craft.
VESSELS OF THE FUTURE DESIGNED BY GRADUATING MUN STUDENTS: Part 2
by wade on April 16, 2012
ROV Support Vessel Designed for the Brazilian Offshore By Andrew Safer: Because it’s too deep for divers, the 2,000- to 3,000-metre depths in the pre-salt Brazilian offshore require that ROVs perform inspections, maintenance and light construction, says Robert Moulton, a 23-year-old Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering undergraduate at Memorial University. This is what inspired him and three team members to develop a design for an ROV Support Vessel (ROVSV) for their final project before they graduate. Read more.
VESSELS OF THE FUTURE DESIGNED BY GRADUATING MUN STUDENTS: PART 1
by wade on April 12, 2012
By Andrew Safer: Twenty undergraduates in Memorial University’s Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering (ONAE) program presented their five final-project vessel designs to a capacity crowd on Mar. 27, 2012. Read more.
ACOA & IRVING SCHEDULE SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS FOR ST. JOHN’S
by wade on February 16, 2012
As part of its Economic Action Plan, the Government of Canada has announced an Atlantic Shipbuilding Action Plan. As part of that plan ACOA and J.D. Irving will hold a supplier development session in St. John’s Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Geocentre on Signal Hill Road, from 08:00 to 12:30.