The Western Europe Section's 12th Annual Symposium was held on Friday 24th February 2023 at the University of Strathclyde.
The event consisted of 8 presentations from Industry and Academia on the topical theme of "Decarbonisation" followed by presentations from the 1st and 2nd place awardees in the 2022 WES Paper Contest.
Presentations were given by Edwin Pang (Arcsilea and RINA IMO Committee Chair), Prof. Evangelos Boulougouris (UoS), Keith Hutchinson (Safinah Group), David Connolly (Silverstream Technologies), Gavin Allwright (Windship Association), John Grant (Wartsila), George Mallouppas (CMMI/Green Marine) and Abdullahi Daya (UoS). Paper Contest winners were Luis Gonzales Blasco and Jaime Perez Fernandez.
Speakers were presented with a Certificate of Appreciation, and a much sort after SNAME WES mug. The Paper contest awardees were presented with a Medal, Certificate and SNAME mug.
Thanks go to the University of Strathclyde for hosting the event and the Strathclyde Student Section for their assistance. Antonis Michail, the current Student Section Chair was awarded his Certificate of Appreciation for his term in office form the WES Section Chair.