Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
Naval engineers from over 18 countries are currently gathering in Glasgow for the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference (INEC) which starts today and runs until Thursday 4th October. The schedule is busier than ever with over 100 presentations, the Sir Donald Gosling Award for authors 35 or under, an exhibition, networking events and a STEM outreach day for local students.
If you’re attending the conference, then please come and visit us on our stand in the main exhibition area next to Speakers’ Corner.
Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Following the launch of Illusion Plus – the largest yacht ever to be built in Asia – Pride Mega Yachts has unveiled its new concept Project San Bao at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show. The design is a unique collaboration between naval architects Steller Systems Ltd., yacht managers Andrew Weir Yacht Management, exterior designers Rainsford Mann Design and interior designers David Chang Design Associates.
The model is currently available for viewing on board Illusion Plus, which earlier in the week won the 2018 MYS Interior Design Award. Many congratulations to Pride Mega Yachts, Rainsford Mann Design and the team!
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Steller Systems will be presenting at the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC) in Glasgow on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Steller Systems’ Naval Architect George Payne will be presenting alongside MOD Graduate James Wright, who earlier this year conducted a six-month placement at Steller Systems. Their joint paper, The High-Capacity Expanding Lifeboat HiCEL – Meeting the Modern Search & Rescue Challenge, presents a concept for an innovative, high-capacity lifeboat capable of accommodating up to 500 people. Despite its capacity, the design fits within the space envelope of conventional lifeboats, and so can be launched and retrieved using existing lifeboat davits on a wide range of vessels. This is a design that has been developed to meet the challenges of the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.
The conference, which is organised by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), takes place from the 2nd to the 4th October 2018 in Glasgow, UK. Steller Systems will also be exhibiting at the conference, so please come along and meet members of the team.
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
This week we say goodbye to summer interns James Clarke and Ben Pickering. James and Ben have quickly become an integral part of the team and have contributed to some of our PV-funded projects. Many thanks James and Ben for all your hard work, and best of luck with your final year of naval architecture studies at the University of Southampton.
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Steller Systems has been discussing our support to the Polish Navy with the UK Ambassador to Poland Jonathon Knott at the 26th International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO). Many thanks to the Ambassador and his team for their support. If you’re visiting MSPO this week then please come along and visit us in the UK Pavilion in Hall D.
Steller Systems’ Managing Director and Ambassador Jonathan Knott
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Steller Systems is currently exhibiting at 26th International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO) taking place from now until the 7th September at Targi Kielce in Poland. We would like to invite you to visit us on stand D-74 in the UK pavillion.
The event brings together the global defence sector to innovate and share knowledge. The annual event attracts more than 40,000 visitors from defence companies and governments from around the world.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Steller Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 26th International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO) in Kielce, Poland from 4th -7th September 2018.
The annual event attracts more than 40,000 visitors from defence companies and governments from around the world.
Please visit us at stand D-74 in the UK pavilion, or to arrange a meeting with one of the team please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to welcoming current and future customers and partners.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
Steller Systems is pleased to announce that Simon Welch has joined our team as a Senior Project Manager. Simon is an accomplished and qualified project manager with extensive experience of managing complex engineering projects in both the military and commercial sectors.
Simon will be responsible for managing some of Steller Systems’ more complex projects, supporting our growing team of naval architects, structural engineers and systems engineers to deliver solutions to clients in both the surface ships and submarine domain.
Due to the increasing demand for our services, we are recruiting Naval Architects and Senior Naval Architects to join our multi-disciplinary team. Please see our Careers page for more details.
Friday, April 20th, 2018
Last week Steller Systems said goodbye to our Easter intern Abigail Hall. Abigail spent four weeks with us working on a variety of projects and gaining experience of working for a dynamic naval architecture consultancy.
Steller Systems has hosted a number of university interns over the years and recognises the importance and long-term benefits to the engineering community of giving students the opportunity to gain real-world workplace experience. Interns bring a fresh perspective to tasks within the company, and in turn our fast-paced and innovative team offers interns a broad range of experience and opportunities from which they can learn.
Abigail was an asset to the company during her time here, we wish her every success in her remaining time at university and hope to see her again in the future.
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
The team at Steller Systems loves to develop innovative yet realistic concept designs to solve existing problems – whether it’s a survivable and cost-effective light frigate, a game-changing unmanned underwater vessel or a unique superyacht designed ‘backwards’ to save its owners time and money.
For example, the team have developed an innovative design for a dedicated humanitarian operations vessel. This 140m ship includes a 100 bed, NATO Role 3 medical treatment facility, a large forward upper and lower hold with 6500m3 of flexible storage space over two levels, a ramp and vehicle deck, a hangar and a small vehicle garage. The design has been developed in parallel with a comprehensive operating model and CONOPS in order to provide a more targeted and efficient response to this core aspect of naval operations.
Steller Systems draws on its extensive experience of providing naval architecture and systems engineering support to in-service vessels to ensure that its concept designs are realistic, pragmatic and solve many of the problems encountered in current vessel designs.
For more information, please see http://www.stellersystems.co.uk/naval-architecture/concept-design/.
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