B.C. Ferries says it plans to have seven new hybrid vessels built similar to the one shown in this rendering. (B.C. Ferries)

CBC News: Marine workers, unions want new ferries built in B.C.

Date: Apr 22, 2024
UBC Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering adjunct professor Dan McGreer spoke to the CBC about the B.C. marine industry’s capacity for building new ferries.

Apr 25, 2024 | NAME Student Design Celebration

Date: Mar 13, 2024
Join us at the University Golf Club the evening of April 25th, where our Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program MEng students will present their final ship design projects. Enjoy dinner in the company of faculty, alumni, and marine industry members and see what our Master of Engineering students have achieved this year!

Fireside Chat: Sustainability in the Shipping Industry

Date: Jan 05, 2024
The UBC NAME program hosted a discussion on the shipping sector’s sustainability drive featuring Seapan Senior Vice President of Assets and Technology, Peter Jackson and moderated by MEL & MHLP Academic Director Dr. Justin Bull. Read the MEL spotlight to learn more.    

MEL Project Spotlight: Offshore Green Hydrogen Production

Date: Nov 20, 2023
Peter Shaw-Wood, a student in the Master of Engineering Leadership in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, set out to see if green hydrogen could be produced using ocean currents as the energy source. Governments and businesses around the world are seeking cleaner energy solutions to meet ambitious emissions reduction targets. Hydrogen is a promising energy […]

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Nov 1, 2023 | Seaspan VP Peter Jackson joins NAME for a discussion on sustainability in the shipping sector

Date: Oct 27, 2023
UBC NAME is pleased to host a discussion on the shipping sector’s eco-drive featuring guest speaker Peter Jackson, Seaspan’s Vice President of Assets and Technology, and moderated by MEL & MHLP Academic Director Dr. Justin Bull. UBC students and alumni are invited to join us for this deep dive into the shipping sector’s sustainability drive.