SNAME Maritime Convention
  • Formerly the Annual Meeting & Expo
    October 20-25, 2014
    Hyatt Regency Houston - Houston, TX


New T&R 7-10 Guide for Conducting Technical Studies. FREE for SNAME Members!

THE SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS HAS PUBLISHED THE TECHNICAL AND RESEARCH BULLETIN Guide for Conducting Technical Studies. This T&R bulletin was written by Dr. Norbert Doery; reviewed by SNAME Technical & Research Panel SD-8 “Naval Ship Design” Co-Chaired by Tim Mierzwicki and Shari Hannapel; and approved by the Society’s Ship Design Committee Chaired by Robert Keane Jr.

Award Winners and Medalists Announcement

The 2014 Award Winners and Medalists have now been announced. SNAME will recognize four individuals for their outstanding contributions to naval architecture, marine engineering or ocean engineering and ship research. The annual achievement medals will be presented at the SNAME Annual Banquet, on Thursday, October 23, 2014, held in conjunction with the 2014 SNAME Maritime Convention in Houston, Texas.

SNAME will also present various awards and certificates at the Annual President’s Luncheon on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Save the Date - 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference

The World Maritime Technology Congress is pleased to announce the 5th World Maritime Technology Conference: "Engineering innovation serving society."

WMTC’15 will be held in conjunction with the SNAME Maritime Convention on November 3-7, 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island - Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC) and the Omni Hotel.

Stop by the SNAME Booth at IBEX 2014

If you're attending IBEX 2014 in Tampa Florida (Tampa Convention Center) on September 28-October 2, stop by the SNAME Booth 546 to say hi to Executive Director Erik Seither and find out the latest on what's going on with SNAME, YOUR professional Society!

EXTENSION: Call for Papers - SOME 2015

Submit a paper to the Greek Section's SOME 2015: The 5th International Symposium on "Ship Operations, Management and Economics" on May 28-2, 215 in Athens, Greece.

The deadline has been extended to: September 15.

2014 SMC Mobile App is Live

Sponsored by Robert Allan, Ltd.

To download the mobile app:
1. Access the link via:
- Google Play:
- Apple Store:

2. Download the 2014 SMC app icon, under the heading "SNAME Events and Symposia."

SNAME Maritime Convention

President's Blog

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    CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES AT SNAME MARITIME CONVENTION One of the most important functions of a professional...

Executive Director's Blog

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    SNAME in a New Location

    SNAME's main office is now located in Alexandria, Virginia at the following address: SNAME 99 Canal Center Plaza...

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Featured Papers & Presentations

17th SNAME Texas Section Offshore Symposium
The 17th SNAME Texas Section Offshore Symposium was held in Houston in early February 2012. The Offshore Symposium is held on a semi-annual basis, with 150 to 200 attendees. 
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Featured Paper – from the Journal of Sailboat Technology
The Journal of Sailboat Technology is an online peer-reviewed journal whose objective is to provide a medium for the publication of research achievements and engineering practices in this field.
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SNAME monthly Featured Paper – four papers from the June 2011 Workshop on Ship Stability
The Office of Naval Research and the Chesapeake Section sponsored the 12th International Ship Stability Workshop (12th ISSW) in Alexandria, Virginia; this year’s event was a part of a longstanding series...
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Library of SNAME Featured Papers

Upcoming Events

  1. Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium

    Sep 9 - 10
    Virginia Beach, VA, United States
  2. Navy League Special Topic Breakfast # 5

    Sep 11
  3. Dry Dock Training Course

    Sep 23 - 26
    Esquimalt, BC, Canada

Around the Society

The 6th Pan Asian Association of Maritime Engineering Societies/
Advanced Maritime Engineering Conference presents:

The 6th PAAMES/AMEC 2014 
Dates: October 28-30, 2014
Venue: Zhejiang Hotel, Hangzhou, China

Organized by:
Shanghai Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers

See flyer for more details


The First Workshop on Wave & Tidal Energy

Dates: October 29-31, 2014
Venue: Valdivia, Chile

Organized by the University of California at Berkeley and the
University Austral of Chile

See flyer for more details

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