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RINA’s magazines explore every facet of ship design, construction, maintenance and conversion. From cutting edge research into CFD and autonomous vessels, to features and insight on the latest regulatory developments, our publications offer unparalleled technical insight. Whether it’s warships, workboats or wind propulsion, our coverage is renowned across the maritime industry.

Some of our publications are included as a membership benefit, however they are also available for non-members to purchase. For more information visit our subscriptions page.

“Nothing that floats is too small or too great to receive attention from the Institution.” – Sir William White

The Naval Architect

The Naval Architect

Published 10 issues per year, The Naval Architect is RINA’s principal magazine, providing independent, high quality technical information on all aspects of ship design, construction and outfitting of large commercial vessels.

Ship & Boat International

Ship & Boat International

Ship & Boat International is a bi-monthly title providing technical information on all aspects of commercial small craft/small ship design, construction and operations. The magazine covers a wide range of vessel types from 5m up to around 100m in length.

Shiprepair & Maintenance

Shiprepair & Maintenance

Published quarterly, Shiprepair & Maintenance offers news and insight on all aspects of maritime repair, maintenance, retrofits and conversion.

Warship Technology

Warship Technology

Warship Technology is published five times a year as a supplement of The Naval Architect,  giving in-depth coverage to the design, construction and outfitting of all types of naval vessels worldwide.

Significant Ships 2022

Significant Ships

Significant Ships is an annual publication describing, in one volume, some of the most innovative and important commercial designs of vessels 100m LOA and above delivered by shipyards during the previous year.

Significant Small Ships 2022

Significant Small Ships

Significant Small Ships is an annual publication with approximately 30 new vessels including fast ferries and passenger vessels, tugs and workboats, fishing, and offshore patrol craft under 100m LOA.

RINA Transactions IJME


The eldest technical journal in the maritime industry. Since its formation in 1860, RINA has published over 5000 peer-reviewed technical papers in its Transactions, covering research and development in all sectors of the maritime industry. 

RINA Transactions IJME

Australian Naval Architect

The Australian Naval Architect is the journal of the Australian Division of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. It is published four times per year and is distributed to the members of the Institution in Australia. The ANA contains news from the RINA Sections in Australia, the activities of the Division, selected technical articles or papers, and maritime news.

RINA Transactions IJME


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