VIDEO: Navy approves use of 3D printed part in aircraft carrier

OCTOBER 12, 2018 — Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has approved the first metal part created by additive manufacturing (AM) for shipboard installation. Produced by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes print full scale naval propeller blade

JUNE 22, 2018 — French naval defense specialist Naval Group (the former DCNS) and engineering school Centrale Nantes have printed the first full-scale propeller blade demonstrator for military applications to be produced

Fincantieri in MOU with Australian 3D printing innovator

MAY 14, 2018 — Australian metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic Limited (ASX: TTT) plans to unveil the world’s largest metal 3D printer at its Melbourne facility this week. And among the guests

DNV GL establishes 3D printing center in Singapore

FEBRUARY 11, 2018 — Classification society DNV GL is boosting its investment in 3D printing by establishing a Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Singapore The center, which is supported by

DNV GL publishes guideline on use of additive manufacturing

DECEMBER 15, 2017 — DNV GL has published the first classification guideline for the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in the maritime and oil & gas industries. Additive manufacturing is a term

VIDEO: First 3D printed propeller gets class approval

DECEMBER 1, 2017 — The world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands following a rigorous testing process, verified

Prototype propeller produced by 3D printing

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 — A prototype of a 1,350 mm diameter ship’s propeller has been completed using additive manufacturing (3D printing) techniques. Named WAAMpeller, the prototype has been produced by a cooperative

In-port 3D printing of marine parts comes a step nearer

MAY 26, 2017 — Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA is collaborating with an additive-manufacturing specialist, Ivaldi Group, to explore in-port 3D printing opportunities for marine products and spare parts “With an ambition to

Consortium plans to 3D print a propeller

MAY 16, 2017 — Marking a major step forward in the application of 3D printing techniques in the maritime sector, Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with RAMLAB, propeller manufacturer

Mapping a path to 3D printing marine and offshore parts

MARCH 30, 2017 — Additive Manufacturing (AM) is emerging as a preferred term for what most us call 3D printing. Be that as it may, using the deposition of material to build