Afdeling Maritieme Techniek Universiteit Gent
Shallow Water



5th International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

with non-exclusive focus on manoeuvring in waves, wind and current

19 - 23 May 2019, Ostend, Belgium

Venue and accommodation

The conference will take place at the Thermae Palace hotel in Ostend.

Discounted rates are available at the Thermae Palace:

Superior Room with sea view and balcony
139 € / night
Classic Room with sea view
109 € / night
Classic Room
89 € / night

Rooms can be booked through the following link.


The city of Ostend is famous for its sea-side esplanade, including the Royal Galleries of Ostend, pier, and fine-sand beaches. Notable sites include:

  • The Mercator, formally a training sailing ship for Belgian merchant navy officers, now open to the public ;
  • The Mu.Zee, with a unique collection of Belgian art dating from 1850 to the present day ;
  • James Ensor



Sponsors :

BRABO       MDK      

Organizing Committee:

KC       MT       UGent