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The Royal Institute of Naval Architects

Delner Brakes Oct 2018

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About RINA Publications


The Naval Architect, Ship & Boat International, Shiprepair & Maintenance (formally Shiprepair & Conversion Technology), Warship Technology, Offshore Marine Technology, Marine Power & Propulsion and the two annual series, Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships, provide regular, comprehensive and independent coverage of major technical developments in the maritime industry worldwide.

Magazines are published in printed and digital format.


Since 1860 the Institution has published over 5000 peer reviewed technical papers covering research and development in all sectors of the maritime industry. The papers and subsequent discussions published in the Transactions as  Part A - International Journal of Maritime Engineering (IJME) and  Part B - International Journal of Small Craft Technology (IJSCT) 

The Transactions are published in printed and digital format, and on CDROM.

Conference Proceedings

The reviewed technical papers presented at conferences are published as Conference Proceedings.

These give access to a broad range of experience and opinion on research, development and operation in fields ranging from small craft to larger sea-going vessels and offshore structures.

Conference proceedings are published in printed format, and also on CDROM containing papers and MSPowerPoint presentations. 

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RINA Affairs

The Institution's online newsletter provides members with a regular report on Institution and Branch activities. More about RINA Affairs

RINA eNewsletters

The Institution's email newsletters The Naval Architect eNews; Offshore Marine Technology eNews; Ship & Boat eNews; Shiprepair & Maintenance eNews; Warship Technology eNews, Events eNews are available to members and non-members, giving regular updates on technical developments in the maritime industry, forthcoming events, etc.

RINA Bookshop

All RINA publications may be obtained from the RINA bookshop.  More about the RINA Bookshop


The e-Library gives one-stop access to journals, published and unpublished papers, reports, presentations etc, available to members. 

Members wishing to submit an item for inclusion in the e-Library should forward it to .  Where such items are subject to copyright, permission must be obtained before submission.

Publications Search & Order

The Publications Database lists all RINA publications by title, abstract and author.  Publications may be ordered and paid for online.  Other publications are also listed, some of which may be downloaded free of charge.

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More about Publications

For more information about all of the Institution's Publications, contact the Publications Department at

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IQPC - Oct 2018