Images of Research: Hope for humanity

Sustaining Indonesian traditions, skills and lives

Category: Hope for humanity


An Indonesian fishing boat moored in a marina

Traditional boat building and their use for transport, tourism and industry is crucial in Indonesia, particularly to remote coastal and island communities. However, the harsh marine environment and their lack of safety and reliability often make wooden boats inadequate. Our research aims to identify safety gaps in traditional ships and recommend improvements to ensure greater safety at sea, whilst preserving the culture of traditional ship building and skills of local communities.

Entrant: Eka Ardhi , Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

Copyright: Eka Ardhi


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