Flying through the city: navigating on digital water

Humans have used rivers for transportation ever since we worked out how to build boats: letting the water take the strain means we can transport more goods or people over greater distances using less……

Vessel hybridization, too ambitious you said?

In one of his  previous article  Jan Van Os, vice president of marine industry strategy for Siemens PLM Software, explains how digitalization in the shipbuilding industry supports the oppor……

World Maritime Day 2018: Better shipping for a better future

Today is World Maritime Day 2018: this year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is celebrating 70 years since the convention establishing the organization was adopted. To mark this event, t……

Let’s change the headlines on shipping emissions

International shipping does not often make headlines in the mainstream news. But a meeting of the International Maritime Organization IMO’s MEPC committee last week was being watched by several media……

Efficient and Accurate Broadband FEM-based Vibro-acoustics (Part 1)

Challenges of vibro-acoustic FE modeling
 
CAE simulation fundamentally virtually simulates the behavior of continuous or “infinite”  objects subject to various physical forces into dis……

The perfect cure for the winter blues…

Behind the scenes at Princess Yachts in Plymouth, UK
 
While the winter wind continues to whip outside my office window, I find myself dreaming of balmier times: like this August, when we go……

How a Simulation Resistant Marine Industry is Failing Us All

The past 25 years have seen unprecedented levels of innovation in the transportation industries. Driven by a combination of government regulation and aggressive consumer demand, aerospace and automot……

Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipbuilding success story

Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Division – based in South Korea- is the world’s number one shipbuilder, and leads the global shipbuilding industry with roughly 10% share of the market.
This i……