Designing vessels at times of change

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We are going through time of change for business and engineering globally and despite somewhat lagging behind automotive and aerospace in terms of adoption of latest technology Marine industry cannot afford to stay isolated. Change is happening fast and having a significant impact on the way products are designed. Some important trends are driving companies to rethink their performance engineering practices, from a step change in drive for clean and energy efficient ships, to innovative designs to compete in extremely tough market environment. This presentation will expand on the reasons behind the need for change and the ways innovative companies are moving forward with new ways of designing ships. Another important trend is towards full scale modelling and real operating conditions which is illustrated with selected examples.

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Dejan Radosavljevic