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The Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition

THE DR. JAMES A. LISNYK STUDENT SHIP DESIGN COMPETITION

The Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition challenges groups of young people to design theoretical but practical 
cutting-edge vessels. Open to the world's colleges and universities supporting maritime careers, the program 
has fostered teamwork and learning through competition.


1st Place
Patricio "Pato" Duhalde and Enrique Luis Liccardi Sañudo 
Universidad Tecnológica Nacional
for their project 
"Littoral Mission Vessel"

 

 



2nd Place
From left to right: George Hambleton, Nathaniel Phillips, Erin Postma, and Mark Reed
Advisor: Prof. Bradley D. M. Golden
Webb Institute
for their project 
"75m Salvage Tug Concept Design"

 

 

3rd Place
From left to right: Victoria Kim, Alexander Lytle, Lorenzo Pensabene, and Natalie Webb
Advisors: Prof. Bradley D. M. Golden
Webb Institute
for their project 
"R/V Coelacanth: A 113 ft Oceanographic Research Vessel Concept Design"

 

 

  • Entry Details
  • Competition Winners

Entry Details

2022-2023 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Announcement

Sample Entry Documents
2022-2023 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Rules
Sample Owner's Requirements
Sample Final Report Certification
Sample Judges' Score Sheet for Submarine Designs

Sample Judges' Score Sheet for Surface Ship Designs
2022 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Winning Design

2022-2023 Competition Rules and Requirements Schedule
Entry Applications Due: On or before March 1, 2023
Owner’s Requirements Due: On or before March 1, 2023
Designs Submitted: On or before May 31, 2023
Winning Teams Notified: August 15, 2023
Awards Announced and Presented: September 27-29, 2023


Designs received after the May 31, 2023 deadline will not be judged nor considered for an award.
Individuals or teams intending to enter a design in the competition are urged to submit an Entry Form online prior to starting work to.

The completed design report must be submitted via email to Patrick Naughton at pfjnaughton@gmail.com and Sofia Iliogrammenou at siliogrammenou@sname.org on or before May 31, 2023. 

Submit an Entry Form

Deadline: 1 March