Decarbonizing the Marine Sector

Date: February 22, 2022
When you compare the transport efficiency of moving an equivalent weight of goods by truck, train, airplane or ship, the shipping industry is the most efficient. And yet the global marine shipping industry is responsible for producing two to three per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions.

L3 MAPPS Scholarships Awarded to NAME Students

Date: December 15, 2021
The 2021 L3 MAPPS Scholarships have been awarded to seven Master of Engineering (MEng) and Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) students in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. L3 MAPPS, a global supplier of marine control systems and naval simulation products, created the endowment to support students in the NAME program with an interest in ship […]

NAME Students visit unique facilities at Seaspan Shipyards

Date: December 14, 2021
UBC Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students recently visited Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards. Seaspan is an association of Canadian companies that are primarily involved in marine transportation, ship docking, ship escort, ship repair and shipbuilding services in Western North America. Employing over 2500 people within Canada, Seaspan plays a critical in our local marine transportation and […]

Celebrating our November 2021 Graduates

Date: November 30, 2021
Congratulations to the class of 2021! We’re excited for you to celebrate your university achievements, and to embark on your next chapter and the bright future ahead. We were so happy to celebrate our November graduates with our first in-person awards ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following awards were presented on […]

Renowned yacht designer Ron Holland visits NAME design class

Date: November 1, 2021
World-renowned yacht designer Ron Holland visited the NAME Ship Design class to give a talk about the soft skills that have contributed to his success. With an international career spanning New Zealand, the USA, and Ireland, Ron Holland now runs his naval architecture firm from Vancouver, BC.  He is the designer of the largest single-masted […]