Top Thought Leadership topics of 2017

I’d like to take a moment to reflect on how much the Thought Leadership blog has grown since last year’s launch and to extend my thanks to you, our readers. Your continued support has helped the blog……

Changing the shipbuilding technology conversation

As the editor-in-chief of Digital Transformations, I have the chance to highlight the fascinating work my colleagues do, and I also get to see the responses our customers have to their work. One rece……

Digital shipyards: How to maximize investments in a modern fleet

Changing the course of a ship that weighs more than thousands of tons takes coordination and collaboration. So does shipbuilding. But to meet the needs of today’s ship buyers, shipyards themselves ha……

Digitalization in marine engineering and the future fleet

The Dream Chaser® faces a tough mission. Once completed, the world’s fastest “Space Utility Vehicle” will be taxiing passengers and goods to and from the International Space Station at speeds of over……

Newport News Shipbuilding launches the digital shipyard

Newport News Shipbuilding is using Siemens software to help steer the Ford class aircraft carriers on a new course of digital transformation.
With the goal of creating its first “paperless” ship,……

Shipbuilding 4.0: the digital thread in shipbuilding technology

In December 2016, the U.S. Navy increased its current shipbuilding goal from 308 to a staggering 355 ships, so shipyards are being tasked with adding 18 vessels to their current production schedules ……