On 12 November 2008, the Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise announced the selection of 9 new Ship Production Panel projects, totaling approximately $777,000, specifically designed to reduce the costs associated with Navy shipbuilding and ship repair.
A brief description of each project along with sponsoring panel is available at http://www.nsrp.org/Key_Downloads/documents/Panel_projects_fy09.pdf.
Additionally, new information is available on the NSRP Website:
• Written guide designed to aid private shipyards in the adoption of a Navy requested single-coat, rapid-cure paint system that reduces the expense and time required to paint the interior of shipboard tanks.
• Capability that allows suppliers to access a system to print standard packing lists that meet all shipyard requirements.
• Training presentation that includes a reliable, exportable implementation processes used in planning and production engineering methodologies that enables shipyards to reduce project costs and cycle time through project standardization.
• Upcoming events and panel meetings for Winter/Spring 2009