LLOYD’S REGISTER LAUNCHES DESIGN COMPETITION TO DEVELOP A FULL-SCALE 3D PRINTED RESCUE BOAT

Engineering and technology professional service provider Lloyd’s Register (LR), has partnered with Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), AutodeskST Engineering and AML3D to launch a design competition for a full-scale 3D printed rescue boat.

The winner of this global competition will receive SGD $30,000 (£17,500) and their design will be considered for further refinement and manufacturing using Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) or continuous composite fabrication technologies.

“This is a great competition for any shipbuilder, shipyard, manufacturing company or design business interested in submitting their designs with the possibility of winning a significant amount of money to develop their idea using additive manufacturing techniques,” said Hussain Quraishi, Innovation Lead at LR’s Digital Innovation Hub in Singapore.

The competition is supported by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The submission deadline for designs is March 31st, 2020 and further details on the competition’s rules and guidelines can be found here.

 

Source: 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY

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