Tag Archives: Singapore

Competition for 3D-Printed Rescue Boat Hull

3D hull printing competition

Lloyd’s Register (LR) is partnering with Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), Autodesk, ST Engineering’s Electronic sector and AML3D to launch a global design competition offering a first prize of S$30,000 (£17,500) to the winner of the best innovative design idea for a 3D-printed rescue boat hull.  This will be the first-ever full-scale rescue boat to be delivered by

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Market Report Discusses Trends in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has once again risen high on the agenda for NATO’s maritime forces. Ahead of the inaugural Anti-Submarine Warfare conference, Defence IQ compiled a market report detailing ongoing ASW and submarine programs from nations around the world. The report offers information about: · Key ASW programs and requirements in countries including: Australia, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore

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Singaporean Vessels Equipped With Saturation Diving Gear

Unique Group entered into a contract with Singapore-based POSH Subsea to offer integrated diving solutions. Unique Group will design, manufacture and deliver classed air and saturation dive systems for integration on POSH’s vessels. POSH is supported by a fleet of multi-purpose vessels capable of supporting subsea inspection, repair and maintenance, as well as construction and installation work. Under the partnership,

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Complicated Web of Technology, Human Error and Funding Questions May Be to Blame for USS McCain Collision

Ten sailors lost their lives last week when USS John S. McCain collided with a Liberian chemical tanker near Singapore. Early reports blamed a possible steering failure in the McCain vessel, and the question of cyber attack is still under investigation by the Navy. While the problem may have been related to the ship’s integrated bridge navigation system (IBNS), the

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Ten Sailors Missing After US Destroyer Collision with Chemical Tanker

Ten sailors are missing and five injured after a collision between the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain and an oil and chemical tanker in the Straits of Malacca in the South China Sea near Singapore. The collision occurred Sunday, August 20 at 5:24 p.m. EST (6:24 a.m. Japan Standard Time). No cargo spillage has been reported. Search and rescue

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