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

20 - 22 May 2019, Ostend, Belgium

The conference will take place at the Thermae Palace.


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

  • The Mercator, an ex training sailing ship for Belgian merchant navy officers, now open to the public to view
  • The Mu.Zee, the museum of modern art from the 1830s to the present
  • James Ensor


Suggested accommodation

A discount to stay during the conference at Thermae Palace will become available trough this website soon.

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