Building plans for a new $750,000 state-of-the-art facility set to position Tasmania as a world leader in underwater robotic technologies have been revealed.
STUDY HELPS CRACK THE INNER WORKINGS OF GLACIERS
AMC researchers have used sonar to map the internal features of a glacier for the first time in a bid to cast new light on the processes behind the melting of Antarctic ice shelves.
NEW DIRECTORS HELP CHART FUTURE COURSE
AMC has appointed two new senior executives to oversee the direction of its maritime engineering and ports and shipping departments.
PAUL GREGG APPOINTED AMC CHAIRMAN
AMC is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced mariner Paul Gregg as Chairman of the Board, effective from 1 January 2016.
MARITIME TRAINING CHALLENGES MIRRORED ACROSS GLOBE
Vocational Education and Training Manager Jarrod Weaving spent four weeks on an international fellowship exploring the similarities of delivering maritime training to the indigenous people of the Torres Strait and the aboriginal communities of Canada.
TANK TESTING MILESTONE FOR BRISBANE BOATBUILDER
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.
STUDENTS MASTER THEIR MARITIME CAREERS
More than 10 students who have recently completed courses through the Torres Strait Maritime Pathways Project now have jobs in the local maritime industry.
ALUMNI PROFILE: NICHOLAS CLARK
Nicholas Clark’s passion for construction was sparked growing up on Launceston’s Tamar River and helping his fitter and turner father build components for boats, cars and machinery.
SKILLS REFRESHED AFTER WORK STINT AT SEA
Marine engineering lecturer Kristian Gatfield has returned from a six-month working voyage on the passenger vessel Logos Hope with refreshed skills and updated industry knowledge.
CAVITATION RESEARCH LABORATORY UPGRADES
The University of Tasmania will invest $3.35 million over the next five years upgrading the Cavitation Research Laboratory’s research, workshop and water storage and handling equipment.
VIDEO: STUDY SEAFARING AT AMC
Find out why seafaring graduates from AMC are so highly-regarded by industry.
AMSA and AMC are jointly hosting Ergoship 2016 in Melbourne from 6-7 April 2016, with a cocktail reception on the evening of 6 April. Under the theme “Shaping shipping for people”, the conference aims to provide a national and international forum for the exchange of applied scientific knowledge in the field of maritime human factors.
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