Marine News

This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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Marine News Archive

2014 Composites UK Awards dinner 2014 Composites UK Awards dinner

The UK composites industry celebrated its successes at the 2014 Composites UK Awards Dinner held on 11 November.

Siemens updates Fibersim software

Siemens has updated its Fibersim composites engineering software with new functionality for bi-directional exchange of computer-aided engineering (CAE) and computer-aided design (CAD) data.

3A Composites and STRUCTeam help boat builders develop new designs

3A Composites Core Materials and composites consultancy STRUCTeam have developed structural design software to help boat builders and designers optimise new boat designs.

UK boat builder CTruk plans expansion UK boat builder CTruk plans expansion

CTruk is planning to develop a new site to build the larger support vessels required for the latest offshore wind farm projects.

Composites UK to highlight composites for marine and offshore energy

Composites UK, the accredited Trade Association for the UK composites industry, will support companies using composite materials in the marine and offshore energy sectors during its latest showcase event being held on 27 November in Southampton.