The Council of CEMT held its Spring meeting at Lake Orta, Italy. The meeting was hosted bt ATENA.
Matters discussed at the meeting included the following:
In accordance with CEMT’s role in promoting the professional development of young engineers in the maritime industry, it was agreed that a conference for graduate and post graduates would be held in the Spring of 2020. The conference would have no specific topic, other than maritime engineering, and would provide an opportunity for young engineers to present and discuss their research and development work.
Post meeting note: It has been agreed in principle that the conference will be organised by Gdansk University of Technology, Poland. Details will be agreed at the Autumn meeting.
It was agreed that the 2018 CEMT Award should be presented to FinFerries, StoGda Ship Design & Engineering and CRIST S.A. in recognition of their commission, design and construction of the first fully electric propelled ferry to be operated in Europe.
Post meeting note: The Award was presented by the Chief Executive at the Forum Wizja Roswoju in Gdynia, Poland.
It was agreed that student organisations should be listed on the CEMT website, with contact details to encourage interchange between students in different countries.
It was noted that CEMT was not a member of Waterborne TPbut continued to receive papers, which were forwarded to CEMT member societies, keeping them informed of its activities