2023 In Reflection from the CEO
As we approach the end of another eventful year, I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the remarkable achievements and milestones within the maritime industry and our esteemed institution, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects.
The year 2023 has been a momentous one for the maritime industry, marked by significant developments and challenges. From the pivotal discussions at the IMO, MEPC 80 to the ongoing efforts to enhance sustainability and environmental stewardship, we have witnessed the industry’s commitment to shaping a more responsible and efficient future.
At The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, we have strived to uphold our commitment to excellence and innovation. Our members have continued to drive progress through their expertise and dedication, contributing to the advancement of naval architecture and marine engineering. The insights and accomplishments shared within our community have further solidified our position as leaders in the field.
As we gather with our loved ones to celebrate this festive season, let us not only rejoice in the spirit of the holidays but also acknowledge the resilience and perseverance demonstrated by our industry throughout the year. It is through our collective efforts and unwavering determination that we have navigated through challenges and embraced opportunities for growth and improvement.
Looking ahead to the new year, I am confident that The Royal Institution of Naval Architects will continue to serve as a beacon of knowledge and collaboration, fostering innovation and excellence within the maritime industry. Together, we will embark on new endeavours, furthering our mission to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture and marine engineering.
I extend my heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for your unwavering support and dedication. May this holiday season bring you joy, peace, and prosperity, and may the coming year be filled with new achievements and triumphs.
Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
Chris Boyd – CEO
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects