Welcome to the UK Section of PIANC

The International Navigation Association (PIANC) is a professional organisation offering access to worldwide trends and challenges in port and waterway development and management.

The UK Section members, including government organisations, the private sector, and individuals, work together with 40 other nations to address a broad range of policy, engineering, and environmental issues for the advancement of waterborne transportation.

The Secretariat of the UK Section is hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. 


PIANC UK Young Professionals September 2019
Presentations now available.
For more information, visit our events page. (posted 27 September 2019)

PIANC UK Young Professionals Evening Seminar
will be held in London on Monday 16 September 2019.
For more information, visit our events page. (posted 24 July 2019)

Ships and Berth interface, a joint PIANC-RINA event
will be held in London on Friday 28 June 2019.
For more information, visit our events page. (posted 12 June 2019)

Maritime engineering in Scotland and FloWave tour, Edinburgh (evening seminar)
will be held in Edinburgh on 30th April 2019.
For more information, visit our events page. (posted 18 April 2019)


7 reasons to join PIANC UK

  • Join a world-wide network of fellow experts and professionals
  • Benefit from more than a century of expertise
  • Gain access to advanced technical information
  • Share your knowledge and experience through Working Groups, Commissions and National Sections
  • Make your voice heard within the community and on the international scene
  • Use a unique springboard for Young Professionals
  • Team up with public decision-makers.

Visit our membership page for further information.

Contact PIANC UK

If you have any queries about PIANC UK, feel free to contact the PIANC secretary.

Last updated: July 2019


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