SNAME Western Europe Section

Mission Statement

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized in 1893, to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering.  For over a century members have included commercial and governmental practitioners, students, and educators of naval architecture, shipbuilding, and marine and ocean engineering.  

SNAME encourages the exchange and recording of information, sponsors applied research, offers career guidance, supports education, and enhances the professional status and integrity of its membership.


Committee Contacts

THE SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS & MARINE ENGINEERS (SNAME)

WESTERN EUROPE SECTION (WES)

 

 
 

OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2020-2022


Chair,  (Past Chair Sr. Vice-President International,  T &R co-Chair SD-4, Planning Committee Member, RINA/IMO Committee Member, Council , Membership and Section Member,  SNAME Academy Working Group Member)
LOURDES ELONA-LILLEY (NINA), FSNAME
Email: snamewes16@gmail.com
Mobile: +44 7479 639770


 Vice-Chair/Membership Chair
(Past Chair, Sections Committee Member and Membership Committee )

KEITH LILLEY, FSNAME
Email: klilley@outlook.com
Mobile: +44 7533 035035

 Membership Vice-Chair
DIMITRIS TSEVDOS, AMSNAME
ABS
Email: dimtsevdos@gmail.com
Telephone: +44 7930 11 0919

Secretary
TUN TUN MIN, MSNAME
ABS Europe, Ltd.
Email: tmin@eagle.org
Telephone: +44 20 7377 4496


Treasurer, (Fellows Committee Member)
JONATHAN MORLEY, FSNAME
Lloyds Register
Email: jonathandmorley@gmail.com
Mobile: +44 7968 091922

Content Chair (T & R Committee Member -Ship Design, SD-4 Co-Chair), Nominating Committee Member
KEITH W. HUTCHINSON, FSNAME
Safinah  Ltd.
Email: keith.hutchinson@safinah.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1670 519 900
 
Awards Chair
ROBERT JAMES PRIOR , MSNAME
TMC Marine
Email: rp@tmcmarine.com
Telephone: +44 20 7237 2617


Young Professional Chair/Paper Contest Coordinator
VIVIANA CARTA, NSNAME
Longitude
Email: cartaviviana@gmail.com
Mobile: +44 798 681 2506


Education Chair  (Faculty Advisor)
IRAKLIS LAZAKIS, FSNAME
Strathclyde University 
Email: iraklis.lazakis@strath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 141 548 3070

Technical & Research  Chair/Section  Representative T & R, SNAME Academy Working Group Member
RODRIGO PEREZ FERNANDEZ, MSNAME
SENER
Email: Rodrigo.Fernadez@sener.es
Telephone: +34 666 423 062

 Electronic Media and Communication Representative
ANTONIO GALLARDO, MSNAME
Lloyds Register
Email: agm.gallardo@gmail.com
Telephone: +44
7840 191180

Committee Members

MARY ZAGORITOU, MSNAME  (T & R /SD-4 Committee Member)

Cuboid
Email: mzagoritou@hotmail.com
Mobile: +44 7421 824863


SERDAR ISIK, FSNAME
Crena Marine
Email:  serdar.sik@crenamarine.com
Telephone: +447838 349895

Fotios Stefanidis, SMSNAME
University of Strathclyde
Email:stefanidis.f@hotmail.com
Mobile: +44 7553065 556


Faculty/Section Advisors & Student Chairs

EMA MUK-PAVIC, MSNAME
University College London (UCL)
Email: e.muk-pavic@ucl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7679 3252

CHRISTOPHER GREENHOUGH, SMSNAME
Email:christopher.greenhough.17@ucl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7679 7063

KAYVAN PAZOUKI, MSNAME

University of Newcastle
Email: kayvan.pazouki@newcastle.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 191 208 5865

JEVON CHAN, SMSNAME
Email:jchan4@newcastle.ac.uk
Telephone number:+44 725 057304

NINA MONTIFAR ELONA, AMSNAME  (T & R /SD-4 Committee Member)

STI NAMEI /Philippine Register of Shipping (PRS)

Email:nina.elona@outlook,com

Telephone +63 956 362 8638

SIL BENJAMIN D. VILLARICO, SMSNAME
Email: benjvillarico@gmail.com
Telephone: +63  

IRAKLIS LAZAKIS, MSNAME
Strathclyde University 
Email: iraklis.lazakis@strath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 141 548 3070

ANDREAS CONSTANTINOU, SMSNAME
Email: andreaswp.ac@gmail.com
Telephone Number: +44 75514 12472

RODRIGO PEREZ FERNANDEZ, MSNAME  (T & R /SD-4 Committee Member/ T & R  Representative)
Polytechnic University of Madrid
Email: Rodrigo.Fernadez@sener.es
Telephone: +34 666 423 062

RAFAEL D'AMORE DOMENECH, SMSNAME
Email: r.damore@upm.es
Telephone: +34 6900 59458

SPYROS HIRDARIS, MSNAME
Aalto University-Finland
Email: spyridon.cheirdaris@aalto.fi

LASSI MASTOMAKI , SMSNAME( (T & R /SD-4 Committee Member)
Email: lassi.mastomaki@aalto.fi


Congratulations to Prof. David Andrews of UCL . He will receive the D. W. Taylor Medal at the SNAME Maritime Convention in October 2021 at Rhode Island, USA.


Congratulations to the the Winners of the Paper Contest 2020  as follows:

1st Prize:  

 "Nonlinear Effects in Wave Loads Analysis for a Mega Cruise Liner" by Karola Aaro (Aalto University)

 

Joint 2nd Prize:

 "Autonomous Shipping and the Impact of Age among Merchant Seafarers" by Jevon Chan (Newcastle University)

 "5,800-Ton Frigate Hull Optimization" by Francisco Fernández (ETSIN, Technical University of Madrid)



CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE PAPER CONTEST 2021

1st Prize  - "Safety Analysis of the Navigation System of Autonomous Ships"  by Markella Pikouni, University of Strathclyde

2nd Prize:

"A Real-time Semi-supervised Anomaly Detection Framework for Fault Diagnosis of marine machinery systems" by Christian Velasco-Gallego,  University of Strathclyde

 

3rd Prize:

"Conceptual Design of Platform Supply Vessel Engine Room" by Ignacio Martinez-Tizon Garcia, University Polytechnic of Madrid


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW FELLOW OF WESTERN EUROPE SECTION.

1. Dr. Carmine Biancardi, France
2. Serdar Isik, Crena Marine, UK
3. Dr. Iraklis Lazakis, UK

Welcome to Fellows Club.

CONGRATULATIONS TO 

Aaro Karola of Aalto University of Finland for winning the 1st Prize Graduate Honour Prize of 2021 conducted by SNAME HQ on SNAME Maritime Convention.



 

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Student Sections and Events

NAMEI Polytechnic Institute

Strathclyde University

 TU DELFT

University College London

University of Newcastle

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
https://www.sname.org/upm

Aalto University - Finland
https://www.sname.org/aaltouniversity

 





 

Announcements

  • 1st Symposium _ Technical University of Madrid, Spain

    Attendees
    L-R 

    David Diaz, Juandavid Mercado, Rodrigo Perez Fernandez, Hugo Ferreiro, Rafael d´Amore and Vladimir Meca.


    Polytechnic University of Madrid conducted their Symposium on 11 May 2021 physically and virtual.



    Winner of Design Competion - Hugo Ferreiro
    A plaque was handed over by Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernandez, Faculty Advisor of UPM SNAME Student Section
  • 5th Annual Symposium University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Scotland, UK

    University of Strathclyde UoS) will conduct their 5th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

    Please see the details and registration at :

    https://communities/sname.org/events/calendr.
  • 5th Annual Symposium STI NAMEI, Manila, Philippines

    STI NAMEI SNAME Student Section will conduct their 5th Annual Symposium via Teams on Saturday, 20 February 2021.

    The titles of the presentation are as follows:
    "Impact of COVID-19 at the Maritime Industry"
    by Engr. Lei Garibay, Past Chair, NAMEI SNAME Student Section & Safety Engineer , Keppel Shipyard, Batangas, Philippines

    Technological Trends in the Shipbuilding Environment by Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernandez of SENER, Spain and Prof. University Polytechnic University

    Hull Preventive and Maintenance by Engr. Lourdes Lilley, SRVP-International, SNAME & Chair, SNAME WES

PAPER CONTEST 2021 (Form and Template)

  PAPER CONTEST 2022 (Form and Template)

 For the sixth year in a row, SNAME WES is organising a paper contest during the 2nd half of 2020. This is a good opportunity for students and young professionals of 35 years of age and under to have an opportunity to read a paper to SNAME WES and publish the paper on the SNAME website.

 OBJECTIVE

Write and present a paper of maximum 10 pages discussing a technical or commercial concept related to ship design, shipbuilding, naval architecture, marine or offshore engineering.

 POSSIBLE SUBJECT

Offshore wind industry, oil and gas, innovations relevant to shipbuilding, manufacturing industries, energy efficiencies, hydrodynamics, structures, stability, new materials, equipment, propulsion aspects, resistance, ship design, etc.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Open to students and professionals of 35 years old and under associated with the marine industry.  He or she is to be a member of SNAME WES on the submittal of the final paper.

SCHEDULE

Abstract: A short paragraph relating to the potential paper to be preferably submitted by Friday 14 August 2020 but not later than Friday, 18th March 2022 to SNAME WES YP Chair & paper Coordinator, Ms. Viviana Carta at email address cartaviviana@gmail.com, , cc Nina Lilley, Chair  at snamewes16@gmail.com

 Final Paper to be submitted by Friday, 10th June  2022. Decision announced on Friday 8th July 2022


PC_2021_APPL_REV_3.docx
PC_INFO_2021_REV3.docx
MEDALS_-PRIZE.docx_
CERT_-PAPER_CONTEST_SAMPLE.pdf
Author_Template_2018.doc

Announcements

  • 1st Symposium _ Technical University of Madrid, Spain

    Attendees
    L-R 

    David Diaz, Juandavid Mercado, Rodrigo Perez Fernandez, Hugo Ferreiro, Rafael d´Amore and Vladimir Meca.


    Polytechnic University of Madrid conducted their Symposium on 11 May 2021 physically and virtual.



    Winner of Design Competion - Hugo Ferreiro
    A plaque was handed over by Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernandez, Faculty Advisor of UPM SNAME Student Section
  • 5th Annual Symposium University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Scotland, UK

    University of Strathclyde UoS) will conduct their 5th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

    Please see the details and registration at :

    https://communities/sname.org/events/calendr.
  • 5th Annual Symposium STI NAMEI, Manila, Philippines

    STI NAMEI SNAME Student Section will conduct their 5th Annual Symposium via Teams on Saturday, 20 February 2021.

    The titles of the presentation are as follows:
    "Impact of COVID-19 at the Maritime Industry"
    by Engr. Lei Garibay, Past Chair, NAMEI SNAME Student Section & Safety Engineer , Keppel Shipyard, Batangas, Philippines

    Technological Trends in the Shipbuilding Environment by Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernandez of SENER, Spain and Prof. University Polytechnic University

    Hull Preventive and Maintenance by Engr. Lourdes Lilley, SRVP-International, SNAME & Chair, SNAME WES

Awards

LEADING MARITIME PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY - IMC GOLDEN SHIELD EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017, UK CHAPTER
SUPER SECTION (2014- 2015) , (2015-2016) & (2016-2017)

  

 Picture taken with  Nitin Tyagi,Tun Tun Min (Secretary, WES) , Lourdes (Nina) Lilley (Chair, SNAME WES), Martin Toyen  (President of SNAME) and Keith Lilley (Vice-chair/membership chair) (Top Picture) 

Below   is the Certificate for Leading Maritime Society with Trophy given by IHC on 17 September 2017 at Lloyds London Building to commemorate the Maritime's Week. Nina Lilley, SRVP -International SNAME (WES Past Chair 2013-2018) and Keith Lilley, Vice-chair/Membership Chair)









Upcoming Events

WEBINAR 
WES_PROGRAMME_2021-2022.pdf

Please refer to the following link for presentations from September 2021 thru June 2022


https://communities.sname.org/events/calendar

T & R  SD-4 Webinar

Western Europe Webinar



Tuesday, 2 December  2021 (6 PM Greenwich Mean Time)
The Story of Naval Architecture : Four Centuries in Search of the Ideal Hull Form by Dr. Larrie Ferreiro of George Washington UNiversity USA
Ferreiro_SNAME_Story_of_NA_2-Dec-2021_95402_.doc

Tuesday, 11 January  2022 (6 PM Greenwich Mean Time)
50 Years of Watching Paint Dry by Dr. Raouf Kattan of Safinah Group Ltd.
RAOUF_11_JAN_2022_-_kwh_18-06-2021_96498_.doc

Tuesday, 15 February  2022 (6 PM Greenwich Mean Time)
Ammonia Fuel Safety Characteristics for Maritime Industry by Dr. Michail Cheliotis, University of Strathclyde
MICHAIL_15_FEB_2022_REV-.pdf

Tuesday, 8 March  2022 (6 PM Greenwich Mean Time)
2020 to 2050: The Decades of Climate Alignment and Decarbonisation of Shipping by Dr. Jean-Marc Bonello, UMAS
JEAN-MARC_8_MAR_2022_wjmb_99671_.doc


Tuesday,  7 September 2021 (6 PM British Summer Time)

Dr. Erkan Oterkus, Professor of University of Strathclyde and Director of Peridynamics Research Centre  conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled "Peridynamics and its Application to Marine Structures"





Friday,  8 October 2021 (1-6 PM British Summer Time) - Western Europe's 11th Annual Symposium  Held at The Langham Court Hotel, London 

Dr. Iraklis Lazakis, Reader of University of Strathclyde  and Education Chair of Western Europe Section conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled "Smart Ship Technologies for Automated Inspections".












Andrew Clifton, Manger of SIGTTO conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled " Gas Shipping in the 21st Century






Sean Bond, Director of Global Gas Solutions of ABS conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled " Sustainability - Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Ships







Keith W. Hutchinson of Safinah Group and Paper Chair of Western Europe Section conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled "Liquefied Gas Production, Reception and Distribution - Near and Offshore Floating Assets







Tuesday,14 January 2020

Tony Zymelzka, Director of Zytech Ltd. was given Certificate of Appreciation and WES mug by Keith Lilley, SNAME WES Chair for his presentation entitled "Subsea Power Cables"



Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Antonio Gallardo of LR Southampton conducted a presentation entitled “Loading Instrument” at LR London. He was presented a Certificate of Appreciation and SNAME WES mug by Keith Lilley, Chair.




Tuesday, 20 March 2020

Theodoros Chatzigkaidas of ABS (now Silverstream) conducted a presentation entitled “On Board DC Power & Storage" at LR London. He was presented a Certificate of Appreciation and SNAME WES mug by Keith Lilley, Chair after his presentation.

                                                                                                                                                     

DC Power and Storage

Monday, 17 February 2020

A visit to University of Perpetual Help, Cavite, Philippines to encourage the University to have SNAME student section. Keith Lilley and Nina Lilley went to visit the university. We arrived with military salute and ceremony as arranged by Admiral Wilfredo D. Tamayo,  University of Perpetual Help Senior Vice- President of Maritime Affairs (formerly Commandant of PCG).

                                                                             

Adm Tamayo



(L-R) Engr. Thaddeus Jovellanos, President, PRS, Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, Sr. Vice-President Maritime Affairs,

Engr. Keith Lilley, Membership Chair, SNAME WES,, Engr. Lourdes Elona-Lilley, SRVP International, SNAME

Engr. Ed Ente, Lecturer, Engr. Engr. Verna Asucena, Engr. Mercy Camacho-Ente, Lecturer and 2 officers


Friday, 7th February, University of Strathclyde’s 4th Annual Symposium

 

Rayan, Keith et. al


Recipient of the SMC Graduate Prize, 2019, Rayan Bou Chahine and WES Paper Contest 2018. 1st Prize winner.
(L-R) Dr. Julia Rice, Rayan Bou Chahine & Keith Lilley, Chair SNAME WES

 



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Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed a Certificate of Appreciation And WES mug to Angelos Tsevdos for his leadership as Chair of University of Strathclyde for 2019-2020

 

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Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed a Certificate of Appreciation and WES mug to Dr. Iraklis Lazakis  for being the Faculty Advisor of University of Strathclyde .

Saturday, 8 February 2020 University of Strathclyde Networking Event

F Scotland

The Network event arranged by the officers of University of Strathclyde was in Falkirk, Scotland – Falkirk Wheel.

 

Pictures shown are student members of SNAME from University of Strathclyde, Scotland and Aalto University Finland with professional members and council of SNAME WES. The luncheon was held in Bar Home, a Pub located inGlasgow, Scotland.

 

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Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 4th Annual Symposium of STI-NAMEI SNAME Student Section


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Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed a Certificate of Appreciation and WES mug to Lei Margarette Garibay for her leadership as Chair of SNAME NAMEI Polytechnic Institute Student Section for 2017-2018

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Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed a Certificate of Appreciation and WES mug to Nina Lourdes M. Elona for her leadership as Chair of SNAME NAMEI Polytechnic Institute Student Section for 2018-2020.

 

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Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed a Certificate of Appreciation and WES mug to Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr.  for being the Faculty Advisor of STI-NAMEI from 2016-2020.



Scholarship 2019

Keith Lilley, Chair WES handed SNAME Certificate of Scholarship 2019 to Nina M. Elona, Chair, STI-NAMEI SNAME Student Section.

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Engr. Thaddeus Jovellanos of PRS was presented the Certificate Of Appreciation by Fernando Dantes, III, Manager of STI Education Services Group, Nina M. Elona, Chair, STI-NAMEI SNAME Student Section and Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr, Department Head of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.  Engr. Jovellanos conducted a presentation entitled “One Class One Standard, Safety for All”.

 

Yacht Presentation



Engr. Lourdes Elona-Lilley, SRVP-International SNAME conducted a presentation entitled “Yachts – A Naval Architect’s Perspective on Ship Design and Classification.” Certificate of Appreciation was given by Fernando Dantes, III and Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr., Department Head of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering



Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Rupert Berryman conducted a webinar presentation entitled “ Wind Farm" . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.

                                                                                                                                          Wind Farm
 
Monday, 26 October 2020

Dr. Tanmay Sarkar  of DNV GL conducted a webinar presentation entitled “ Marine Warranty: Experience of Angola's Largest Deep Water Development " . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.



                                                                                   


Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Ed Fort of LR  conducted a webinar presentation entitled “ Decarbonising Ships: A Class Perspective" . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.


                                                                                 



Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Daniele Caruso of Offshore Wind Consultants, Ltd. conducted a webinar presentation entitled “ Dynamic Power Cables for Offshore Wind Application" . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.


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Wednesday, 9 December 2020

Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernadez of SENER conducted a T& R /SD-4 webinar presentation entitled “The Future of General Arrangement:  A New Way of Using 3D CAD" . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.. The certificate were signed by Keith W. Hutchinson, Co-chair of SD-4 and Lourdes Lilley, Co-chair of SD-4.

                         





Tuesday, 12 January 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Keith W. Hutchinson of Safinah Group conducted a  webinar presentation entitled “Subsea Mining Technologies and Developments"A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.



Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Dr. Marcus Bole of AVEVA conducted a T& R /SD-4 webinar presentation entitled “Collaboration, Integration and Reuse for Ship Arrangement Design " . A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.. The certificate were signed by Keith W. Hutchinson, Co-chair of SD-4 and Lourdes Lilley, Co-chair of SD-4.



Tuesday, 9 February 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Dmitry Rostopshin of Wartsily conducted a  webinar presentation entitled “ 
Navigation Systems Could Connect you to a Port?Wartsila Navi-Port for Just In Time Operation."

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Tuesday, 9 March 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Rassim Hariz of Offshore Wind Consultants, Ltd. conducted a  webinar presentation entitled "Floating Offshore Wind- How Floating Offshore Wind Is Challenging the Offshore Industry : Why Oil and Gas Can Provide the Answers?
A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.




Tuesday, 20 April 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Fotios Stefanidis of Strathclyde University conducted a  webinar presentation entitled " Ship Evacuation and Emergency ResponseRisk Modelling" .




Tuesday, 20 May 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Dr. Ian Buxton, MBE of Newcastle  University conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled "The Evolution of Marine Propulsion Machinery 1840 to 2000". A Certificate of Appreciation was mailed to his home by Lourdes (Nina) Lilley, Chair , SNAME Western Europe and SRVP-International, SNAME.

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 (6 PM GMT)

Dr.Rodrigo Perez Fernandez of SENER and UPM  conducted  a  webinar presentation entitled "A Discussion of Famous Spanish Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and Their Achievements".