Innovators: Naval Architecture

Canadian Hybrid Research Vessel

by wade on August 16, 2011

By Keith Henderson as published on line by Further details on the research vessel project of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, have been released specifying the conversion of the former 1985-built coastguard vessel Tsekoa II. The vessel will be used to investigate changing coastal
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Student-Built “Sailbot” Competes in Maryland

by wade on August 10, 2011

By Andrew Safer: A team of seven Memorial University engineering students entered The Missus, a 2-meter autonomous sailboat, in a robotic sailing competition that was held in Annapolis Maryland in mid-June. It was a first for Memorial. Project manager Nathan Smith, 26, and his colleagues had the time of their lives showcasing the “sailbot.” It was designed and built over two years by 25 students of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Memorial and of Naval Architecture from the Marine Institute. Ages in the all-male team ranged from 18 to 28. Read more.


SeaCraft International

June 16, 2011

Roberts Technologies Division leads design and implementation of technologies to improve construction methodology, stability, safety and efficiency of sea going vessels.  Read more.


Marine Institute - Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS)

May 2, 2011

Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) is a research and training facility operated by the Marine Institute of Memorial University providing a comprehensive suite of marine simulation capabilities. It assists the maritime and offshore industries in mitigating the risk of accidents, in accelerating training and improving performance, and in testing new equipment designs. Read more.