The half-day event was attended by over 60 participants from Spain and Portugal, with over half coming from industry, including the strong research vessel shipbuilding community in Vigo. EMB Executive Director Sheila Heymans presented the EMB position paper on research vessels, and participants also had the opportunity to discuss future needs, trends and challenges.The discussions raised many interesting points which can be taken forward within the various communities. You can see the full event agenda here. The event was also mentioned in the Faro de Vigo newspaper.
EMB would like to thank CETMAR and the MATES project for proposing and supporting this event.