Category Archives: shipbuilding

Titomic enters marine additive manufacturing MoU with Fincantieri Australia

Fincantieri Australia, a localized branch of international shipbuilding company Fincantieri has signed a 12-month Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with industrial metal additive manufacturing company Titomic. Within this new MoU, Titomic will asses the potential of its Titomic Kinetic Fusion metal 3D printing process applied to Fincantieri’s existing manufacturing facilities. “This agreement with Fincantieri marks a significant milestone […]

Create it REAL joins Denmark’s Green Ship of the Future 3D printing pilot

3D printing is to play an important role in the next generation of shipbuilding. A portion of Denmark’s Green Ship of the Future (GSF) project will rely on the help of 3D printers to transform the supply chain and one day create emission free boats. Joining a host of the maritime industry’s keys players on […]

Thermwood’s LSAM process sets sail with 3D printed hull pattern

In a project spanning two weeks worth of working days, and 30 hours 3D printer time, Indiana’s Thermwood Corporation has completed a 3,000 lb (1,363 kg) pattern for the hull of a fiberglass motorboat. The watertight design is the product of a collaboration between polymer pigment and engineering firm Techmer PM, and mold specialist Marine Concepts, […]

Sembcorp Marine to apply additive manufacturing in shipbuilding revolution

Sembcorp Marine (SGX:S51) is seeking to revolutionize the offshore & marine (O&M) sector by adding cutting edge technologies to its shipbuilding and repair efforts. In collaboration with three partners across industry and the Singapore government, the company will develop water-tight production applications with a Digital Twin, additive manufacturing and drone assistance. Kick-starting the process, the firm […]

Damen Shipyards release further details about world’s first 3D printed propeller

The Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, Netherlands, has given an update on the progress of its 3D printed tugboat propeller. Nicknamed “WAAMpeller” the project has is been in development since April 2017, and is the product of a venture between the Damen shipbuilders, RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. Rotterdam’s maritime innovation dock WAAMpeller […]