1st Edition

Developments in Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources (Volume 1) Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), October 9-11, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Edited By Carlos Guedes Soares, Ângelo Teixeira Copyright 2018
    714 Pages
    by CRC Press

    The IMAM Congress is a forum organised by the maritime technical community of the Mediterranean, attended by qualified representatives from the academic and professional sectors worldwide. Although the initial Congresses have focussed on areas in and around the Mediterranean, IMAM Conferences have, in the recent past, been International events dealing with problems of interest to the industrial sector globally. The conference welcomes the participation of all professionals worldwide who are active in fields related to Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources, involved or interested in the development of any of the thematic areas covered by the Congress.

    Maritime Transportation & Logistics; Sea Resources; Hydrodynamics; Structures; Machinery & Control; Design; Shipbuilding and repair; Safety of Marine; Systems; Sea Waves; Aquaculture & Fishing; Marine Environment; Offshore Oil & Gas; Offshore Renewable Energy; Defence & Security; Human Factors; Legal / Social Aspects; Materials; Noise & Vibration; Small & Pleasure Crafts; Offshore & Coastal Development.


    Carlos Guedes Soares is a professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He received the MSc and Ocean Engineer degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1976, the PhD degree from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, in 1984, and the Doctor of Science degree from the Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, in 1991. He is also the President of the Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC), a research centre of Instituto Superior Técnico that is recognized and funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He has co-authored more than 400 journal papers and 600 conference papers and has been involved in more than 60 international research projects and 20 national projects. He is Editor and member of the Editorial Board of various international journals and has been involved in the organisation of several International Conferences.