High performance marine vehicles, including high speed monohulls, hydrofoils, amphibious and sidewall air cushion vehicles, high speed catamarans, SWATH and WIG are all under rapid development in China and world-wide. The 3rd International Conference for High Performance Marine Vehicles (HPMV 2000) will bring together speakers and delegates from countries involved or interested in the latest developments in the field of High Performance Marine Vehicles to exchange their technologies and study the way for future development.
Papers were invited (closing date was 31 January 200) on all topics, including the following:
- R/D of novel types of HPMV, both for civil and military application
- Development and market prospects for HPMV
- Theoretical and experimental investigations, including sea trails of HPMV
- Manufacturing and process technology for HPMV
Operations and management of HPMV, including safety considerationsThe planned conference gets full support from the Chinese government, China State Shipbuilding Corporation, local authorities, academics, design and consultant firms, shipbuilding industries, shipping lines and operators who are interesting in developing the business in high-performance marine vehicles.