Skip to main content

New Ship Technology and Design

Buy Article:

$28.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

The ship building industry is experiencing a wave of new ship technology and design. Historically, ship design has been slow to change. For example, the mono-hull design has been around for centuries. Propulsion has evolved as technology advanced but we see ship owners as very conservative in embracing new advances. In the past 20 years this trend has shifted as new designs begin to appear. This article explores some of these changes and the drivers that are causing this shift. Clearly, as technology advances and uses for ships expand, the ship building industry design is evolving. New issues have come to the fore and have accelerated the design change. These drivers include fuel costs, reduced crewing, speed, security issues, pollution regulations, stealth needs, human factors, safety, geopolitical changes, multi-mission requirements, and acoustic quietness. Examples of military, commercial, and research ships are discussed.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-03-01

More about this publication?
  • The Marine Technology Society Journal is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed papers on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy and education. The Journal is dedicated to publishing timely special issues on emerging ocean community concerns while also showcasing general interest and student-authored works.
  • Editorial Board
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more