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HPMV China 2013 - 18th International Conference on High Performance Marine Vessels

12-13 April, 2013 Shanghai, China

Papers are invited for the18th International Conference on

High Performance Marine Vessels Conference


Organised by

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)

Shanghai Association of Shipbuilding Industry (SASI)

Ship Design Academy Committee, CSNAME

China Boat Industry & Trade Association (CBITA)

China Boat Industry & Trade Association

Supported by

China Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (CSNAME)

China Association of National Shipbuilding Industry (CANSI)


In association with

2013 China International Boat Show 


Over 500 papers have been presented and published in both Chinese and English at the annual
China International Conference on High Performance Marine Vessels, which is now in its 18th year
and which has become an important forum for the discussion of technical and scientific matters
relating to high performance marine vessels in both the Chinese domestic and international

High performance marine vessels for both commercial and recreational use continue to be
developed to meet a wider range of roles and more demanding operating conditions. The high
speed maritime industry is seeking to extend its operating envelopes, reduce downtime and
increase reliability, safety and comfort. The use of new materials and more efficient production
methods are being explored to reduce costs.

HPMV China 2013 will again bring together representatives of international maritime industry and
academia to present and discuss developments relating to a wide range of high performance
marine vessels, including small planning craft, paramilitary vessels, passenger ferries, freight
carriers and recreational craft. Monohull, multihull, ACV/SES/WIG/HYF, and novel hull designs will
all be covered.

Click here for the Second Announcement

Conference Content 

The Conference will present papers on the following topics:

  • Hydrodynamics
  • Structures
  • Propulsion
  • Design and production technologies
  • Materials
  • Safety, Regulation and Classification
  • Motion control
  • Shore facilities
  • Operations

Papers are invited on the topics of the conference. Prospective authors should complete the form
overleaf, and submit an abstract of their paper by the date given. Abstracts should be no longer
than 250 words and clearly indicating the provisional title, the authors and content of the paper.
Provisional acceptance of papers will be made on the basis of the abstract and final acceptance
after consideration of the draft paper.

The language of the Conference is English.


The Conference will be moved from its traditional venue to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and
Convention Centre, which is also the venue of the 18th China (Shanghai) International Boat Show
during 11-14 April, 2013.


A programme of technical and social events and visits will be arranged during and after the


The Conference will be co-located with the China International Boat Show. This very successful
Show, now in its 18th year, will provide speakers and delegates with the opportunity to meet
representatives of the Chinese and International boat industry, and discuss new developments in
boat and equipment manufacture. 


25 Sep.2012 - First Announcement and Call for Papers

30 Nov.2012 - Abstracts to be submitted by

10 Dec.2012 - Authors advised of acceptance by

10 Jan.2013 - Second Announcement and Registration

5 Feb.2013 - Papers to be submitted by

12-13 Apr.2013 - Conference


Please send registration details

  • Name:
  • Company:
  • Position
  • Address:
  • Tel:
  • Fax:
  • Email:

Please return this form to:

Ms. Sherry Li

26 floor, No. 118, Qinghai Road, Shanghai,China.

Tel: +86-21-62675855 Fax: +86-21-62675890 Email:

The Conference Fee is USD300/per person, which will include a copy of the proceedings,
admission to the China International Boat Show, and the conference banquet.

Hotel Accommodation can be arranged (three star, four star, five star)

Further Information

For further information about the conference, contact:

Prof. Yun Liang Or Mr. T. Blakeley The Royal Institution of Naval Architects


 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7235 4622
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7249 5911


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