Tag: 3D printing

Shipparts.com partners Nanyang Polytechnic and ABS in 3D printing project
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Shipparts.com partners Nanyang Polytechnic and ABS in 3D printing project

Online procurement company for marine equipment ShipParts.com has signed a research collaboration agreement with Singapore’s Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The agreement aims to prove standards for the certification of metallic components produced by NYP’s Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) for maritime application. The SGD$350,000 project, partly subsidised by the...

Berge Bulk receives 3D printed parts from Wilhelmsen
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Berge Bulk receives 3D printed parts from Wilhelmsen

Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plugs, as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Program. The program, where customers have exclusive access to on-demand additive manufacturing was launched by Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division in December 2019. Customers include Berge Bulk, Carnival Maritime, Thome Ship Management, OSM...

LR certifies Keppel for 3D printing
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LR certifies Keppel for 3D printing

The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production times and more economically. Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has received certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for 3D printing of offshore grade materials. In partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the A*STAR...

Wilhelmsen launches early adopter program for 3D printed spare parts
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Wilhelmsen launches early adopter program for 3D printed spare parts

Carnival Maritime, Thome Ship Management, OSM Maritime Group, Berge Bulk, Executive Ship Management and Wilhelmsen Ship Management have signed up to Wilhelmsen’s 3DP printing early adopter program (EAP) to begin utilising on-demand additive manufacturing. Wilhelmsen’s new 3D printing program, which was recently launched in Singapore, is part of an ongoing cooperation with with Ivaldi Group...

LR launches competition for 3D printed boat hull
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LR launches competition for 3D printed boat hull

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 (c£17,500) to the winner of the best innovative design idea for a 3D printed rescue boat hull.  This will be the first ever...

DNV GL approves thyssenkrupp for 3D printing
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DNV GL approves thyssenkrupp for 3D printing

DNV GL has issued type approval to the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing for maritime and general industrial applications. The approval marks the first time a producer of 3D printed parts for maritime applications has obtained manufacturer approval from DNV GL. Certification for thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will allow the company to continue working closely with international...

DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing
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DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing

DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based program to study the feasibility of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, in the maritime industry. In a Joint Industry Program (JIP) initiated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) DNV GL will team up with...

Wilhelmsen and Airbus complete drone delivery pilot
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Wilhelmsen and Airbus complete drone delivery pilot

Wilhelmsen and Airbus have delivered a variety of small items to working vessels at anchorage via drone technology as part of a drone pilot project in Singapore. Lifting off from Marina South Pier in Singapore with 3D printed consumables from Wilhelmsen’s onshore 3D printing micro-factory, the Airbus Skyways drone navigated autonomously along pre-determined ‘aerial-corridors’ in...

ARK Marine introduces 3D Printing to marine customers
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ARK Marine introduces 3D Printing to marine customers

ARK Marine Consultancy has introduced 3D Printing to its customers in the marine industry. The consultancy believes that 3D Printing will help its customers meet challenges and increasingly complex vessel operations. Smart deployment of 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM) will offer on-demand printing of parts from an established digital catalogue in a short period...

Singapore MPA signs 3D printing agreements
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Singapore MPA signs 3D printing agreements

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced two new agreements to bring 3D printing capabilities to the port, having signed MoUs covering the creation of an additive manufacturing production facility for port applications, and the launch of a Joint Industry Programme (JIP) for additive manufacturing of marine parts. The first of the...

DNV GL launches additive manufacturing approval programme
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DNV GL launches additive manufacturing approval programme

DNV GL has launched an Approval of Manufacturer (AoM) programme that will enable additive manufacturing (AM) producers to supply products that comply with the DNV GL rules and standards. Additive manufacturing covers three dimensional objects that are created by adding layers of materials. It includes technologies such as 3D printing, rapid prototyping (RP), direct digital...

Partnership brings 3D printed ships a step closer
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Partnership brings 3D printed ships a step closer

3D Systems has announced a collaboration with ship designer and builder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division, to qualify metal additive manufacturing technologies to build naval warships. The partnership marks a new step in bringing 3D printing to the shipping and maritime industries. Newport News Shipbuilding will modify portions of their manufacturing process from traditional...