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Member Spotlight - Suzanne Beckstoffer

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SNAME Maritime Convention

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Thank you for Attending the 2020 Virtual SNAME Maritime Convention!

SMC brings together the global maritime community’s brightest minds. This year, we did it all virtually! View the SMC virtual site to see what we created in this new virtual world.

Learning Opportunities


Professional Engineer (PE) Review Course

A SNAME Member Only Benefit!

Career Spotlights

Michelle Gahagan

Marine Engineer

"Marine engineering is a great challenge; the thing about solving that challenge is that you feel like the absolute smartest person in the room. "

Nick Eremic

Naval Architect/Ship Design Manager

"One of the most positive aspects of my career as a naval architect is getting a variety of work [day-to-day]. "

John McCosker

Senior Ocean Engineer

"One of the most fulfilling things [about my job] is watching an object you designed go down to the deepest part of the ocean and come back up in one piece. "

William H. Cowardin, Jr.

Assistant Vice President – Platform Solutions Group

"I have had six jobs in my career. Five of the six were because of SNAME connections. "

Craig Gundry

General Manager – Fassmer Technical Projects

"In an industry where hard work, long hours, and too few “thank yous” are the norm, SNAME has consistently been a source of increased personal energy for me… "

David Hansch

Chair, Panel SD-1 (Weights Engineering)

"Free access makes it a natural that SNAME’s technical library is always my starting point for important research. "

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