Past Events

Global Marine Technology 2030 Seminar
Date: October 28th, 2015

Location: UBC

Details: Ms. Ivy Fang discussed the recently released Global Marine Technology Trends 2030, a joint effort from Lloyd's Register, QinetiQ, and the University of Southampton.


SNAME PNW Technical Event

Date: October 8th, 2015

Location: St Regis Bar & Grill 

Details: Ryan Nicoll from Dynamic Systems Analysis presented the work his company performed on BC Ferries' new cable ferry that was recently built at Seaspan in North Vancouver.



Selection of Main Engines

Date: September 30th, 2015
Location: UBC

Details: Mr. Paul Roden, Vice-President of Fairbanks-Morse Engines, gave a special guest lecture on the use of the Analytical Hierarchy Process in selecting a Diesel Engine.


Boat Show

Date: September 19th, 2015

Location: Mosquito Creek Marina

Details: Tour of the Spirit of the Nation Ferry and luxury yachts.





Rolls Royce Presentation 

Date: September 10, 2015

Location: UBC

Details: Mr. Sami Uotinen gave a presentation on Z-drive marine propulsion units.





Seaspan Tour

Date: February 5th 2015

Time: All Day 

Location: Vancouver Shipayrd

Details:  UBC Student Section visited Canada's most modern shipyard, Seaspan, located in North Vancouver.

Students had a chance to take a look at the yard's equipment and latest projects/developments. Seaspan is an association of Canadian companies primarily involved in coastal and deepsea transportation, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services in Western North America. In addition to the marine transportation services offered directly through Seaspan, commercial ferry, shipyard and bunkering services are provided via affiliate companies: Marine Petrobulk, Seaspan Ferries, Vancouver Drydock, Vancouver Shipyards and Victoria Shipyards.