NSRP Approves Ship Production Projects

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

November 20, 2008

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

(www.nsrp.org)

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