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Past Events

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Nuclear Propulsion in Merchant Shipping

SINGAPORE - National University of Singapore | 28 July 2011 18:15 to 21:30
Event type: Technical Lecture

After the disaster at Fukushima and the understandable public reaction, it is hard to imagine that anyone today would consider a future in merchant shipping based on nuclear propulsion. But it remains the fact that nuclear power is fundamentally green, safe and reliable. There have been hundreds of accidents involving nuclear powered vessels, including several that sank. But there has never been any radioactive leak from a nuclear vessel since the start of operations in the 1950s. The talk wil

Industry sector: Nuclear power.

Rolls Royce in Singapore and Seletar

SINGAPORE - Raffles Room, Tanglin Club | 27 July 2011 18:30 to 21:30
Event type: Talk

Rolls-Royce has grown its presence in Singapore considerably in recent years and the company is already a major player in Singapore’s aerospace industry, accounting for over 15 per cent of the country’s aerospace output. Through the company’s joint ventures with key local industry partner, Singapore Airlines Engineering Company and activities in the Energy and Marine sectors, Rolls-Royce currently employs over 1,400 people in Singapore. It also accounts for approximately five per cent of t

Industry sector: Aerospace Industries.

FUTURE FUELS IN SHIPPING - 4th Singapore Maritime Forum

SINGAPORE E3-06-05 | 06 July 2011 18:15 to 21:00
Event type: Talk

Summary “FUTURE FUELS IN SHIPPING” With ever toughening environmental legislation and spiralling oil prices, shipping faces multiple challenges for the foreseeable future. Conventional fuels are evolving to meet new emissions standards, but have their limitations. With increasing global availability of gas, LNG fuelled ships are becoming an improving option. The possibility of nuclear powered merchant ships is also back into serious discussion. With a distinguished panel of experts represen

Industry sector: Offshore engineering.

IMechE Branch Meeting – Crashworthy Structures and Energy Absorbing Devices - Wednesday 25th May ,

SINGAPORE - Raffles Room, Tanglin Club | 25 May 2011 18:30 to 21:00
Event type: Talk

The next ordinary meeting of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Singapore Branch will take place on 25th May 2011. We are pleased to welcome Professor Tongxi Yu, Visiting Professor School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Nanyang Technological University to speak on Crashworthy structures and Energy Absorbing devices

Industry sector: Construction & building services.

Experience Matters, But Why? By Mr Vaughan Pomeroy, Visiting Professor, University of Southampton

SINGAPORE E3-06-05 | 19 April 2011 19:00 to 20:00
Event type: Talk

Public Lecture See flyer for registration details

Industry sector: Offshore engineering.
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