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Ship Production Symposium Calls for Papers

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The Ship Production Symposium in conjunction with SNAME’s 2012 Annual Meeting has an open “Call for Papers”. The SNAME 2012 Annual Meeting/Ship Production Symposium will be held on October 24‐26 in Providence, RI.   Abstracts will be accepted until this Friday, June 1st. Submissions should be sent to SPSpapers@sname.org / Abstract Interest areas include: • Ship Design Processes & Technologies • Material Advancements & Technologies • Surface Preparation & Coatings • Electrical Technologies • Planning & Production Processes • Welding Advancements & Technologies • Business Processes • Information Systems • Environmental Technologies • Risk Management • Human Capital & Workforce Development • Facilities Processes For additional information, please visit the SNAME website: http://www.sname.org/events/callforpapers  


Sname Preview: 2004 SNAME Set for Washington, D.C.

One of the maritime industry's premiere annual events, the 2004 SNAME Maritime Technology Conference & Exposition, is scheduled to grace scenic Washington, D.C., scheduled from September 29 to October 1, 2004. Washington, D.C., the center of U.S. political power, is an appropriate host for the event, as the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) annual meeting and exhibition are well-renowned for bringing together an enviable gathering of the maritime industry's elite


Moore Honored by SNAME

Arnold P. Moore, engineering vice president at Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Ship Systems sector, has received the prestigious 2005 William M. Kennedy Award from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). The award honors Moore’s outstanding service and contribution in the development of systems and planning for shipbuilding and ship repair. The award was presented to Moore at SNAME’s World Maritime Technology Exposition in Houston.


Ship Design Book Updated

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An extensive update of Ship Structural Design (SSD), for 25 years the leading text on the preliminary design of ship structures, is underway. The update is expected to take several years to complete so the publisher, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), is making the first two new chapters available on a companion CD. Originally written by Dr. Owen Hughes and published in 1983, the new version of SSD has a second principal author - Dr


SNAME Rename Annual Meeting & Expo

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) inform that its Annual Meeting & Expo has been renamed the SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC), to further address relevant issues across the maritime industry, including ship production, repair, and operations, as well as suppliers and supply chain management. The Society adds that there will continue to be a Ship Production Symposium (SPS) element to the SMC with separate agenda tracks for SPS-oriented papers


SNAME Introduces Innovation Sessions

In response to feedback from exhibitors, SNAME will introduce Innovation Sessions during the SMTC&E and SPS, scheduled to be held in Houston on October 20-21, 2005. Exhibitors who have new products or technologies can use these sessions to make presentations to SMTC&E and SPS conference attendees in a special lecture-style area of the Expo Hall with seating for up to 30. Details: · 20-minute segments, with 10 minutes for Q&A, for a total of 30 minutes maximum per session.


Peter Noble to Lead SNAME

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Elects Peter G. Noble as the Society’s Next President. On Friday November 18, 2011, Peter G. Noble was elected to be the next President of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) for a three-year term, the first year to be served as President Elect. For over 45 years, Mr. Noble has worked internationally as a Naval Architect and Ocean Engineer


Editor’s Note

I was in New Orleans last month to give a presentation dubbed “Maritime and the Media” at the GICA annual convention. Stereotypical stale introduction jokes aside (evidently, not many had heard this one, as it actually produced some laughter), the presentation gave me unencumbered time to assess what we do here, in the broad perspective. Now many, including the guy who signs my check, might assume that this is an ongoing rather than isolated process


New SNAME PNA Book, Intact Stability Focus

The Principles of Naval Architecture Series: Intact Stability is now available from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). The new volume, a revision of the previous chapter two of PNA, develops the principles of intact stability in calm water, starting from initial stability at small angles of heel then proceeding to large angles. Written by Dr. Colin S. Moore, Manager, Advanced Analysis and Salvage Engineering at Herbert Engineering Corp


HydroComp Adds Adam Kaplan as Project Engineer

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HydroComp, Inc. added of Adam Kaplan to the staff in Durham, New Hampshire USA as Project Engineer. Adam will be the lead for development of new versions of PropExpert and PropCad software. He is also on the front-line of customer support to HydroComp’s worldwide users. Mr. Kaplan is not a new face to HydroComp; he started as engineering intern at HydroComp during his mechanical engineering studies at the University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences where


FORAN System of Designing, Building Twin Vessels Presented at SNAME

Verónica Alonso de los Ríos, presented the solution offered by the FORAN system for designing and building twin vessels Photo SENER

The engineering and technology group SENER has once again participated in “SMC 2016”, the annual maritime convention organized by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) that brings together the main players in the US marine industry


SNAME Honors Thordon's Sandy Thomson

SNAME honored Thordons Sandy Thomson. (Photo: Thordon)

At the opening session of the 2016 SNAME Maritime Convention in Bellevue, Washington, George A. (Sandy) Thomson was elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).    According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded exclusively to


Glosten to Chair SNAME Shipbuilding Panel

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten said it will chair a panel on modern shipbuilding at this year’s SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC) in Bellevue, Wash. The panel will discuss new technologies in shipbuilding, how to address an aging workforce


CLIA to Outline Cruise Ship Safety at SMC 2016

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The global cruise industry has committed to spending more than $30 billion in designing the most creative and exceptional passenger ships ever envisioned, featuring the most advanced and comprehensive safety systems ever deployed in cruising history.


Tikka to Lead ABS Global Marine Activities

Dr. Kirsi Tikka is promoted to the new role of Executive Vice President – Global Marine at ABS.

ABS reports that it has centralized its global Marine strategic planning, client development, and product and service offerings to deliver enhanced classification services and joint technical projects.  Effective Feb. 15, 2016, Dr. Kirsi Tikka is promoted to the new role of Executive Vice


SNAME Updates Report on HVAC Design

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has published a new technical report to assist in the design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installations for merchant and naval ships.   Recommended Practices for Ship Heating


SENER Presents FBASIC at SNAME WMTC 2015

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SENER Marine north America manager, Verónica Alonso, presents a paper that was written in collaboration with Rodrigo Pérez, SENER South Europe manager.   SENER engineering and technology group took active part in the World Maritime Technology Conference 2015


New Addition to The Shearer Group Team

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The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has announced a new addition to its naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying practice.   Harrison Brann joined TSGI in October of 2015 as a naval architect. In 2011, Harrison graduated with a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture and


SSI CEO to Present at KORMARINE

SSI CEO Darren Larkins continues to consult with shipbuilders around the globe on how to leverage 3D Product Data Models using Autodesk technology.   His next presentation on 3D Product Data Models will be October 22 at the shipbuilding and offshore show KORMARINE in Busan.  


Bollinger VP Fanguy Snags SNAME Award

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Louisiana-based shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards, LLC announced its vice president for quality management system, Dennis Fanguy, will receive the 2015 William M. Kennedy from the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME).  


Webb Institute Hires New Assistant Professor

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Webb Institute announced Michael T. Martin, PE as its new Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. Prof. Martin has over 23 years of experience as a marine electrical engineer with a broad background in electrical systems including, electrical propulsion, power generation, power distribution


Webb Institute Picks Crowley Scholarship Recipients

Tom Crowley with Nicholas Ratinaud (left) and Andrew Ko (right). (Photo: Crowley)

Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, announced the 2015-2016 recipients of Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarships. Nicholas Ratinaud, of West Bloomfield, Mich


SNAME Graduate Scholarships Award Winners

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  SNAME announced the recipients of the Graduate Scholarships awarded for year 2015-16. The winners are: Wilbur N. Landers Scholarship Award goes to Alyssa M. Bennett, 2015 Ocean Engineering graduate of Texas A&M University, to study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Werner Named Academic Dean of Webb Institute

Matthew R. Werner (Photo courtesy of Webb Institute)

Webb Institute announced that Matthew R. Werner has been named Webb Institute’s next Academic Dean.   Professor Werner, the American Bureau of Shipping Chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, will begin his term on July 1, 2015


Higgins Named CEO of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders

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Gavin Higgins has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ice Floe LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), the company announced today.   Effective immediately, Higgins replaces Matt Nichols, one of the company’s founders who has served as CEO of NBBB since February 2012






 
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