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To meet the needs of tomorrow as well as today an increased importance should be placed on sustainability and climate resilience in submarine design.
Artificial intelligence has for decades been rumoured to revolutionise ship design and change the ways we work forever. However, apart from improving Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, the creation of ship general arrangements is relatively the same as it was in the 1980s.
The requirement to reduce maritime emissions in the next decade has brought this reality ever closer; it is not something to drop into the pending tray. If we do not make plans now, we stand little chance of even scratching the surface of the targets.
One of the most significant challenges of warship procurement is the need to keep pace with technological developments and changing strategic contexts.
Designing a vessel for a pioneering offshore wind project in Japan required BMT to work to new rules.
At a time when progress in technologies provides only marginal gain in terms of reducing operating cost and environmental footprint, should the traditional ferry paradigm be challenged once more?