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Tank testing milestone for Brisbane boat builder

19 Jan 2016

A significant milestone has been quietly achieved at the towing tank, when the facility’s longest and most regular client completed experiments on their 28th new vessel in 28 years.


Reducing noise key to ensuring stealthy ships

10 Dec 2015

Researchers at the Cavitation Research Laboratory are working with national and international collaborators on three key projects investigating different elements of noise reduction for naval vessels.


Racing rats, dynamic decks and serious design

05 Oct 2015

Budding engineers have put classroom theories to the test in two hotly contested annual events, the Rat Trap Boat Race and Skateboard Design Project.



New AUV facility to help drive the robotic age of Antarctic exploration

10 Mar 2015

World-leading research at the Australian Maritime College, a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania, will allow the nation to capitalise on the robotic age of Antarctic exploration.


Icebreaker crews learn the ropes without the risks

09 Dec 2014

Navigating safe passage through the frozen waters of Antarctica is a challenging task for even the most experienced icebreaker pilots.