The Naval Architect 

Editor: Nick Savvides

The Naval Architect is the principal magazine of The Royal Institution of  Naval Architects. It provides independent, high quality technical information on all aspects of the international marine industry. It is read by a worldwide audience of leading professionals with responsibility for technical aspects of design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures. Its readers are naval architects and other technically-qualified individuals, working for ship owners, ship operators, shipbuilders, marine consultants, marine surveyors, and ship managers.

Digital Editions

The Naval Architect is published in print and as digital editions. The current and archived digital editions (from January 2004) may be read via PC, iPad and other touchpad / tablet devices.

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Editorial Schedule 2016

Follow the link for more information on The Naval Architect editorial coverage and the 2016 features schedule. Each issue includes a news and equipment news section, as well as 'In-depth' articles on a wide range of subjects, including; new legislations, technical developments, environmental issues and China ship news. Selected articles from The Naval Architect are also regularly published on the Internet, via our RINA News RSS feed.

The editor also welcomes feedback from readers at any time, some of which may be included in a ‘Letters to the Editor’ section within the magazine. (e-mail: )

The editor is happy to consider contributions that fall within the remit of the magazine. News items are generally up to 200 words and feature articles 700 -­ 1,500 words, plus a couple of illustrations, unless otherwise agreed in advance. Text should be supplied in Microsoft WORD files and illustrations supplied as separate high resolution (300dpi) JPG or TIFF files. Please include a caption for each of the illustrations. The editor always reserves the right to edit all contributions. If unsure about the potential suitability of a contribution to the magazine, please contact the editor for advice.

Payment is not normally made for items submitted unless specifically agreed in advance with the editor.

Recruitment Section

The Naval Architect has a regular recruitment section at the back of the magazine. Follow the link to see the latest naval architect job advertisements

Editorial & Advertisement Contacts

For the full contact details for The Naval Architect editorial and advertisement team, please click on the link.

Advertising Opportunities in The Naval Architect

The Naval Architect reaches a truly international audience and provides an excellent opportunity to influence key decision makers. Respected throughout the industry for providing independent high quality technical information. It provides a unique and powerful advertising opportunity across a range of multi-media solutions; including print, digital and e-mail newsletters. Find out more about advertising opportunities in The Naval Architect.

The Naval Architect Subscription

The Naval Architect is available to non-members on subscription. Ten issues per year, in print and online. To check the price or to subscribe and pay please click on the link; Subscribe to The Naval Architect.

The Naval Architect - Chinese Edition

Two issues a year (February and September) are published in the Chinese language, and distributed to members of the  Shanghai Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (SSNAOE) and the Shanghai Association of Shipbuilding Industries (SASI). Follow the link to see the latest Chinese Language edition of  The Naval Architect.

The Naval Architect on CD-ROM

The Naval Architect is now available on CD-ROM with key-word search facility, providing a wealth of information and a valuable reference resource. For more information click on the link; The Naval Architect on CD-ROMs.

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The Naval Architect

(includes Warship Technology and Offshore Marine Technology)


Warship Technology is published as a bi-monthly and Offshore Marine Technology published quarterly are regular supplements to The Naval Architect .




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