The Royal Institution of Naval Architects
Founded in 1860 in London to ” advance the art and science of ship design ” today the Royal Institution of Naval Architects is a world renowned and highly respected international professional institution and learned society whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of all marine vessels and structures.
The Institution has members in over ninety countries, and is widely represented in industry, universities and colleges, and maritime organisations worldwide.
Membership of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, and the right to use the letters FRINA, MRINA AMRINA or Assoc(RINA) after the member’s name, demonstrates the achievement of internationally recognised standards of professional competence, and the commitment to professional integrity and high standards of practice governed by the Institution’s Code of Professional Conduct.
There are classes of membership to suit all those involved or interested in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of all types of marine vessels and structures.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects recognises and values the diversity of perspectives that people of all backgrounds, experiences and aspirations bring to their work and to the engineering profession at large. The Institution will fully embrace diversity and inclusion, and provide equal opportunity in all its activities. The Institution will not discriminate on any grounds.