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Touch-Up, Repair for Navy Ships

Sulzer

Naval vessels at sea are constantly exposed to a harsh environment, including saltwater, rain, hail, and extreme heat and cold. Sailors battle the elements with a routine of daily shipboard maintenance including painting, touch-ups and repairs. Historically, touch-up paint solutions involve time consuming and inaccurate hand mixing and frequently result in surplus unused mixed paint that must be disposed. Sulzer

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Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Dr. Christopher Lavers has published a new edition of his best-selling book “Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers” in the Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series. He is a physics lecturer and subject matter expert in maritime and remote-sensing subjects at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theoretical work required by

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Hawaiian Blessing Ceremony for Wave Energy Converter

US Navy wave energy device blessing Hawaii

The Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) based in Port Hueneme, California, has successfully developed, towed and begun the official installation of a green energy altering wave energy converter (WEC) device off the coast of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Partnering with Ocean Energy USA LLC, the WEC device will move to Marine Corps Base Hawaii to be

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Report on the Future of US Naval Engineering

Future Navy report slide

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine focuses on the many naval engineering needs that demand a highly capable and robust U.S. naval-engineering enterprise. In seeking an independent review of the unclassified elements of its National Naval Responsibilities—Naval Engineering (NNR-NE) program, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) asked for recommendations on ways to ensure the

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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Metal Shark Expands into Peru

Metal Shark 45 Defiant

U.S.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production and a multiyear coproduction agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The first round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the U.S. Under a co-production

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