Registration & Abstract submission are now open!

ABOUT CONGRESS

 

“Pilotage/Towage Services and Technologies Congress ‘17”, organized in cooperation with “Turkish Chambers of Marine Engineer”, “Turkish Chamber of Shipping”, “Turkish Maritime Pilots’ Association”, and “Turkish Shipbuilders’ Association” is planned to be held at Hilton Hotel, İzmir on 27th – 28th of October 2017. Pilotage services, towage services, tugboat architecture and construction industry and related technological developments are aimed to be discussed at academic level.

 

TRANSPORTATION

via Rental Car
Rental Car is about 110.00 EUR From Airport, take highway Gaziemir-Izmir. After 9.5 miles, take right-hand exit to Konak.Continue straight for 1.5 miles until Gaziosmanpasa Blvrd, then turn right at traffic lights. You will reach the Hilton after 100 yards, on right.
via Shuttle
There are hourly “HAVAS” airport shuttles. Distance from the airport is about 18 KM and duration is 20 Min. Bus Fare: 10 TL (for HAVAŞ)
via Taxi
Taxi 48.00 EUR From Airport, take highway Gaziemir-Izmir. After 9.5 miles, take right-hand exit to Konak.Continue straight for 1.5 miles until Gaziosmanpasa Blvrd, then turn right at traffic lights. You will reach the Hilton after 100 yards, on right.

 

 

COMMITTEES

Congress Co-President

  • Feramuz AŞKIN
    UCTEA Chamber of Marine Engineers
  • Metin KALKAVAN
    IMEAK Turkish Chamber of Shipping
  • İsmail AKPINAR
    Turkish Maritime Pilots’ Association
  • Murat KIRAN
    Turkish Shipbuilders’ Association

Congress Organizing Chair

  • Prof. Dr. Selçuk NAS
    ptstcongress@gmail.com

Congress Secretary

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yusuf ZORBA
    ptstcongress2017@gmail.com

 

 

DEADLINES

29 SEP 2017 End of Early Booking
30 JUN 2017 Deadline for Abstract Submission
7 JUL 2017 Announcement of Accepted Abstract
18 AUG 2017 Deadline for Full Paper
15 SEP 2017 Announcement of Accepted Full Paper
27 OCT 2017 Congress Day I
28 OCT 2017 Congress Day II

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

CONGRESS TOPICS

 

 

Services

Pilotage services

IT

Pilotage information technologies

Mooring

Towage and mooring services

Tugboat Design

Tugboat design and human interface

IT for Towage

Information technologies for towage services

Human

Human factor and pilotage

Port Models

Port modeling studies

Smart Tugboats

Smart tugboats and pilotage services

Maneuvering

Maneuvering at port

Safety

Safe maneuvering essentials

Tug Propulsion

Tug propulsion technologies

Tugboat

Tugboat building

Equipments

Equipment and technologies for ship mooring and sheltering

Alternative Fuel

Alternative fuel systems in towage

 

 

AT HILTON

Located in the heart of Izmir, the Hilton Izmir hotel is close to the historic Old Town, as well as shopping, cultural and entertainment attractions. The hotel itself offers spectacular views of Izmir Bay and is just 18 kilometers from Adnan Menderes Airport.