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Tidal energy research Q+A

29 Mar 2017

It’s been six months since the Australian Maritime College and developer MAKO Turbines installed a tidal turbine in Tasmania’s Tamar River for research and testing. Dr Tom Mitchell Ferguson has been working on the tidal turbine project since its inception. We caught up with him to find out how it’s going — and what tidal turbine research actually involves.


New simulator for immersive engine room operations

28 Mar 2017

The opening of a new simulator at the Australian Maritime College means students can now master engine room operations in one of the most immersive environments in the world.


French partnership for next-gen submarine fleet

24 Mar 2017

The University of Tasmania has formally joined an international consortium which will help deliver Australia’s next-generation submarine fleet.


Defence capabilities on display

23 Mar 2017

The defence research capabilities of the Australian Maritime College were showcased last week when Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, James McGrath, toured the College with Tasmanian Senator David Bushby.


Student spotlight: Claire Grainger

20 Mar 2017

Claire Grainger tells us about being inspired by wind farms, learning to weld, and how her degree is challenging her to think differently.


Scottish shipbuilding sojourn

17 Mar 2017

Gaining industry experience before you graduate is one sure-fire way to set yourself apart from the competition.