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SNAME is an internationally recognized non-profit, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. For many, SNAME has been absolutely essential to career development and success in the industry. With more than 6,000 members around the world in 85 countries, SNAME is The International Community for Maritime and Ocean Professionals!

Mission

The mission of the Society is to advance the art, science and practice of naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering and other marine-related professions through:

  • the global exchange of knowledge and ideas relative to the marine industry
  • education in engineering as it relates to the marine industry
  • encouraging and sponsoring research and development in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering and other marine fields.

Vision

  • SNAME will be the international organization of choice for engineers and other professionals in the marine industry, providing valuable and relevant services to all its members.
  • SNAME and its members will be recognized by their peers as the technical leaders in the advancement of the marine industry.
  • SNAME and its members will be recognized by the public and by governments as responsible technical authorities and valuable contributors to society.

Goals

  • SNAME shall enable the global exchange of knowledge and ideas relative to the marine industry.
  • SNAME shall work to further education in engineering as it relates to the marine industry.
  • SNAME shall encourage and sponsor research and development in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering and other marine fields.
  • SNAME shall promote the professional integrity and status of its membership.
  • SNAME shall promote the public image of engineers, of other professionals in the marine industry and of the marine industry itself, and shall work to ensure that public policy on maritime issues is technically sound.
  • SNAME shall manage its financial affairs in such a way as to be both cost-effective in its day-to-day operations and secure in its future.
  •  SNAME shall administer itself and operate using a well-organized and efficient staff that works to support the other goals and activities of the Society.