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Principal journal of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, for over 45 years The Naval Architect has provides independent, high quality technical information on all aspects of the international marine industry.

  • Ten issues a year (January, February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October and November).
  • Regular reports on all major shipbuilding centres world-wide, contract news; views; rules and regulations.
  • Regular specialist reviews of the newest generations of CAD/CAM equipment. 

Full details of the Editorial Schedule is available online.

Details of advertisement sizes and artwork requirements are also available online.

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The Naval Architect has an ABC audited circulation of 16,685* copies per issue. 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 owners, operators, yards, consultants, surveyors, and ship managers - the industry's key decision-makers.

The Naval Architect's readership extends far beyond the 10,000 members of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Distributed in more than 100 countries it reaches a discerning professional audience working in the international marine industry. This quality circulation is further enhanced by additional distribution at the major maritime exhibitions and The Royal Institution of Naval Architects' extensive series of international conferences and training courses. The Chinese editions are distributed to more than 7600 Shanghai (and other regional) SNAOE members, and to the Shanghai Association of Shipbuilding Industries.

The Naval Architect offers advertisers an exceptional opportunity to influence decision-makers in the industry who are involved in newbuilding projects from conception to completion, also design and construction technology.

*circulation figure relates to The Naval Architect Group (English & Chinese Edition) 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015

Digital Editions

As of January 2004, digital editions of The Naval Architect are available online. Visit the digital editions and archive to view these. Digital editions are also available to download for iPad and Andriod Tablets. To read these please first download the free RINA Publication App.

Special Language Editions

The February and September issues are additionally published in Chinese language, in association with The Shanghai Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (SSNAOE). Click here for further information about advertising in the Chinese issues.

Special Supplements

Each year The Naval Architect will also publish a number of additional special supplements. Past supplements have covered such topics as Marine Power & Propulsion, Ice Class ships, LNG carriers, Containerships, Smart Ships, etc.

Survitec July

Van Oossanen

JETS VAC - sept

Bentley Systems

Furuno June 2018

IQPC - Oct 2018

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