The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is a global learned society with a history dating back to 1860. Formed in London for the advancement of ship design methods, the Royal Institution of Naval architects now has a presence in over ninety countries.
The Australian branch of the Institution of Naval Architects was constituted in 1954. For over 60 years, the society has promoted networking and professional development for engineers working in ship-related industries. The Australian branch became a division of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects in 1979.
With members throughout Australia, the society provides benefits on both a national and global level. The society’s journal, The Australian Naval Architect, is released four times each year and includes articles and papers covering the discipline's latest developments.
Membership in the Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an important step in the career of any engineer working in related fields. With international conferences, training courses, and post-nominals, the society is an integral part of the engineering journey for those working in naval industries.