26th April, 2019 – IRS Head Office, Powai
The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading ship classification society, and Dassault Systèmes co-hosted an international conference on design solutions for noise reduction in defence and commercial ships at IRClass’ head office in Mumbai.
The one-day 'Design Solutions for Noise Reduction in Defence and Commercial Ships' conference drew participants from various sectors including the Indian Navy, shipyards, designers, consultants and ship operators.
The conference highlighted the importance of noise prediction and its evolving techniques in view of present IMO noise code. The conference deliberated on possible design and software solutions for conventional passenger and cargo ships to meet regulatory requirements outlined in International Maritime Organization’s Code on noise levels on board ships and issues relating to underwater radiated noise (URN)
The conference concluded with delegates from the defence and commercial shipping community expressing support for ongoing technical discussions on how noise reduction methods and safety management practices will evolve in tandem with technological advancements.