Afdeling Maritieme Techniek Universiteit Gent
Shallow Water

Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

The Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water. This website gives an overview of our facilities, research activities and publications.


PIANC World Congress 2018 - The Belgian papers

During the last World Congress in Panama, more than 20 presentations were given by people affiliated with Belgian companies or institutions. Because of the many parallel sessions, a lot of participants will have missed quite a few of these presentations. Moreover, many of you will not have had the opportunity to attend the conference in Panama.

In order to give you the opportunity not to miss a single presentation the Belgian Section of PIANC, together with the Knowledge Centre Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water, organises a one-day conference in Brussels on 2 October 2018 at the University Foundation, Egmontstraat 11 rue d Egmont, 1000 Brussels.

Please click here to consult the program.

The registration fee is 90 euro (payable to BE54 0012 3859 3097) and includes catering. To register, please send an e-mail to the Belgian section of PIANC.

5th MASHCON: Call for papers

The 5th MASHCON will be held from May 20th to 22nd, 2019 in Ostend, Belgium. Prospective authors are invited to submit an abstract of 250 to 300 words on conference subjects or related topics to before the extended deadline : 30 September 2018.

Latest newsletter and new set of benchmark data

Our latest newsletter is available.

A new set of benchmark data on ship manoeuvring in waves has been released. The data are available to anyone upon simple request.