SNAME Maritime Convention


Corporate Discounts for SMC Registration

SNAME is offering corporate discounts to companies registering 10 or more attendees at the SMC – 25% off the Full Member and Non Member registration and the Single-Day Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday registration prices.

Please contact Alana Anderson at +1 703-997-6705 or via email at to register with the corporate discount.

Breakfast with Topical Speakers

Join SNAME at breakfast to hear topical speakers discuss current challenges and trends in the industry. Each session will be from 7:30am - 9:00am with two sessions on both Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24.

Thursday, Oct. 23 - Topical Breakfast A: "Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships." Presenter: Thomas Kirk. Topical Breakfast B: "Pushing State of the Art in Maneuvering and Seakeeping Model Testing"
Presenter: Dr. Joseph T. (Tim) Arcano, Jr.

Friday, Oct. 24 - Topical Breakfast C: "Safer by design: Creating barriers to marine incidents"
Presenter: John Dabbar. Topical Breakfast D: "Designing for Life Cycle Ownership"
Presenter: Carl Annessa.

Costs: $30 Attendees/ $5 Students

Call for High School and Undergraduate Science Project Papers in the Marine Sciences

Did you demonstrate your passion in the Marine Sciences by participating in a Science or Engineering Fair either individually or in a team of up to three persons sometime in 2014? Would you like to receive scholarship money to further your education and research in this exciting field?

Awards Update

The 2014 SNAME/MARAD Student Design Competition and Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Design Competition winners have been announced! These awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Friday October 24, 2014.

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.

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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. SNAME PNW YP Event

    Sep 20, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (PT)
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
  2. Dry Dock Training Course

    Sep 23 - 26
    Esquimalt, BC, Canada
  3. SNAME PNW September Technical Meeting

    Sep 25, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PT)
    North Vancouver, 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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